REinvent International Sales has closed four new deals for historical epic biopic Margrete – Queen Of The North for the UK (Signature), France (Swift Productions), Italy (Koch Films) and Russia (Paradise Film Distribution Company).
This follows on previously announced deals for the US (Samuel Goldwyn) and Germany (Splendid Film). Charlotte Seiling directs the story of Margrete I (played by Trine Dyrholm), who gathered Denmark, Norway and Sweden into a peace-oriented union. The story follows events in 1402, as a conspiracy threatens to ruin her.
The cast also features Søren Malling, Morten Hee Andersen, Jakob Oftebro, Bjørn Floberg, Suzanne Reuter, Simon J. Berger and Magnus Krepper.
The film recently won three Robert Awards in Denmark, for best dostume design (Manon Rasmussen), best det design (Søren Schwarzberg) and best supporting actor (Jakob Oftebro).
Birgitte Skov and Lars Bredo Rahbek produce, and Jon Nohrstedt co-produces, for SF Studios, in co-production with Norway’s Filmkameratene, Iceland’s Truenorth, Sweden’s Film i Vast and Sirena Film (Czech Republic) and with the support of the Danish Film Institute, Swedish Film Institute, Norwegian Film Institute, Icelandic Film Centre, Czech Film Fund, Nordisk Film & TV Fond, Eurimages, Polish Film Institute, TV2 (Denmark), TV4 (Sweden), NRK (Norway), Queen Margrethe and Prince Henrik’s Foundation, Augustinus Foundation, Carlsberg Foundation, AP Moller Foundation and Creative Europe/MEDIA.