The Japanese distributor has picked up rights to the culinary documentary about Danish chef Rene Redzepi from TrustNordisk.

Japanese distributor Longride has acquired feature documentary Noma My Perfect Storm from TrustNordisk ahead of Cannes.

Directed by Pierre Deschamps, the feature doc centres around Danish chef Rene Redzepi, who runs the two Michelin star restaurant Noma in Copenhagen.

The film is produced by Etta Thompson Deschamps for Documentree Films in collaboration with Blenkov & Schønnemann Pictures, Good Rolling Films, Copenhagen Film Fund, Øresund Film Commission and Red Rental ApS.

“We are so thrilled to bring this unique documentary to the Japanese audience, and have no doubt this journey into the mind of the most creative individual of our time will be a perfect match for the art house / specialty market.” said Norio Hatano, president at Longride.

TrustNordisk CEO Rikke Ennis added: “We are thrilled to be working with our friend Norio from Longride again and are excited that this film about the best restaurant in the world, will reach Japanese audiences.”

TrustNordisk is handling international sales and will show a promo of the doc in the Cannes market.