EXCLUSIVE: Metropolitan Filmexport takes historical drama from TrustNordisk.
TrustNordisk has sold The Last King (Birkebeinerne) to French distributor Metropolitan Filmexport.
The deal was negotiated between Nicolai Korsgaard from TrustNordisk and Cyril Burkel from Metropolitan.
The film has previously sold to North America (Magnolia), Germany, Austria and Switzerland (Koch), Italy (Minerva), Czech Republic (Film Europe Media Company), Middle East (Gulf Film), India (Pictureworks) and Estonia (Estinfilm).
Nils Gaup directs the historical drama about two Norwegian warriors who escape across the mountains in 1204 to bring the last remaining heir to the throne to safety. The cast includes Jakob Oftebro (Kon-Tiki) and Nikolaj Lie Kaas (Child 44).