Screen can reveal the first trailer for Out Stealing Horses, the latest feature from Hans Petter Moland which has its world premiere in competition at Berlin Film Festival (February 7-17).
It is written and directed by Moland, adapted from Per Petterson’s novel of the same name. Set in the winter of 1999 as New Year’s Eve approaches, the story follows 67-year-old Trond, who discovers a neighbour who he knew back in 1948. This meeting causes him to look back at that time in his life, including his father’s disappearance.
Stellan Skarsgård plays the lead role, with Tobias Santelmann and Bjørn Floberg also on the cast.
Håkon Øverås and Turid Øversveen produce for for 4½ Fiksjon, in co-production with Zentropa Entertainments5, Zentropa Sweden, Helgeland Film, Film i Väst and Nordisk Film. TrustNordisk is handling international sales.
Out Stealing Horses marks Moland’s fourth appearance in competition at the Berlinale; his last film to screen there was crime thriller In Order Of Disappearance in 2014.