German sales outfit boards Danish Christmas film.

Global Screen has picked up world-wide distribution rights to Danish Christmas movie The Christmas Family.

The film tells the story of seven-year-old Hugo who gets the surprise of his life when he realizes that a magical elf boy has moved into his house.

Starring are Pelle Falk Krusbæk (The Hunt), Danish TV-stars Paw Henriksen, Marie Askehave, Sofie Lassen-Kahlke and Dar Salim (Game Of Thrones).

The Pixy Films production was made in co-production with DR, Telepool and Film Fyn and with support from the Danish Film Institute and Fredensborg Kommune.

Thomas Lydholm produces, director is Carsten Rudolf.