BavariaFilm International has added International Critics' Week title The Bothersome Man (Den BrysommeMannen) by to its Cannes sales slate.

Norwegianfilmmaker Jens Lien's second feature, which is described as 'a fantasticand bitingly funny fable that bears echoes of The Truman Show, will have its world premiere in Cannes and thenopen wide in Norway on May 26.

Thecomic parable of modern society was produced by Jorgen Storm Rosenberg for Norway's Tordenfilm AS with the Icelandic FilmCompany's Ingvar Thordurson,who will be in Cannes this year as one ofEuropean Film Promotion's Producers on the Move.