Sergei Loznitsa’s WWII period drama will screen in Toronto on Sept 12 and stars Vladmir Svirski and Vlad Abashin.

Strand has earmarked a spring 2013 release after co-president Jon Gerrans negotiated the deal with Brigitte Suarez of The Match Factory.

In The Fogcentres on a Russian rail worker, a childhood acquaintance and a thug who face a moral conflict deep in the forest. Heino Deckert produced.

“The Match Factory has such an eye for quality auteur projects that we’re thrilled to be adding Mr Loznitsa’s film to our roster,” Strand co-president Marcus Hu said.

Breaking Glass has picked up US rights to Michael Mayer’s Out In The Dark