Hans Petter Moland’s Berlin Competition entry [pictured] sells to France and Turkey, among others.
TrustNordisk has recorded further sales for In Order of Disappearance.
Hans Petter Moland’s action-comedy has now been sold to France and Andorra (Chrysalis Films), Benelux (Wildbunch), Turkey and Cyprus (Umut Sanat Filmcilik), Hungary (Vertigo), Poland (M2 Films), Romania (Independenta Film ´97) and Estonia (Estin Film).
The film has its world premiere in Competition at Berlin on Feb 10 and had previously sold to the likes of Germany, the UK and South Korea.
Rikki Ennis, CEO at TrustNordisk, commented: “The high demand for Hans Petter Moland’s In Order of Disappearance underlines his position as a star director. This film proves again that Moland is a masterful film-maker who excels in creating quirky and dark Nordic comedies with great sales potential both locally and internationally.”
In Order of Disappearance marks Moland’s third time in Competition at Berlin and stars Stellan Skarsgård as Nils, a snow blower driver who finds himself in the middle of a drug war between the Norwegian mafia and Serbian criminals.
It also stars Bruno Ganz, Pål Sverre Hagen, Birgitte Hjort Sørensen, Kristoffer Hivju and one of this year’s Berlin Shooting Stars Jakob Oftebro.
The film was produced by Finn Gjerdrum and Stein B. Kvae from Norwegian production company Paradox and supported by the Norwegian Film Institute, the Swedish Film Institute, the Danish Film Institute, Nordisk Film & TV Fond, Eurimages, Film3 and Film i Väst.
Domestic release is set for Feb 21 through Nordisk Film Distribution.