New Europe Film Sales nabs Norwegian youth film.
Warsaw sales outfir New Europe Film Sales has picked up Norwegian youth film One Night in Oslo (Natt till 17) by Eirik Svensson from the film’s producers Maipo Film AS.
One Night in Oslo tells the story of 15 year-olds Sam and Amir, who have their friendship tested on the night before the Norwegian Day of Liberation.
The film premiered at this year’s Giffoni Film Festival and recoded a box office of more than $900,000 in Norway.
The acquisition is part of the company’s strategy to build a strong catalogue of films for children and youth audiences after successful runs with Berlinale Generation winners Mother I Love You by Janis Nords and Violet by Bas Devos.
The company has also picked up Oscar-nomianted Irish animation short Coda by Alan Holly.