Icelandic filmmakerDagur Kari, who charmed audiences and critics alike with his unusualmultiple-award winning debut Noi Albinoi,started shooting his new film Grown UpPeople (Voksne Mennesker) this week in Copenhagen.
Kari graduated fromthe National Film School of Denmark, but this will be his first Danish film -and it will be in black and white. The $2.2m comedy drama follows agraffiti-painter who earns his living by making declarations of love at therequest of others on the walls of the city. One day he meets and falls in lovewith a beautiful girl, but also gets busted.
The directorco-wrote the script with Rune Schjoett, and he has attracted a number ofpopular talents including Jakob Cedergreen and Nicolas Bro. It is produced byBirgitte Skov and Morten Kaufman for Nimbus Film in collaboration withIceland's Zik Zak Filmworks with backing from the Danish Film Institute, theIcelandic Film Centre and Nordic Film & TV Fund. Acclaimed young DoP ManuelClaro (Reconstruction) is behind thecamera. International sales are handled by Trust Film Sales.