TrustNordisk has sold Maria Sødahl’s forthcoming drama Hope to ADSO Films for Spain and Andorra, Cineart for Benelux, Inolmedia for Korea, ADS for Hungary, and Foxx Media Group for Czech Republic and Slovakia.
TrustNordisk showed a promo of the Norwegian drama to buyers in Cannes.
SF Studios has Nordic rights and will release the film starting in November 2019.
Stellan Skarsgård stars alongside Andrea Bræin Hovig in the story of a couple whose relationship is tested when she is diagnosed with brain cancer.
Thomas Robsahm produces for Motlys in co-production with Zentropa Sweden, Film i Väst and Oslo Pictures, with support from the Norwegian Film Institute, Swedish Film Institute, Nordic Film and TV Fund, Eurimages, and in cooperation with SF Studios, TrustNordisk, NRK, SVT, Amarcord, Talent Norge and Storyline Studios.
Sødahl, who also wrote the script for Hope, previously directed 2010’s Limbo.