Feature dubbed the Danish Fast & Furious sold to France, Russia and Japan.

Christian E. Christiansen’s action-drama On The Edge (Lev stærkt), which had its world premiere at the International Film Festival Rotterdam last month, has been sold to France (Films Distribution), Russia (P & I Films), Japan (Transformer, Inc) and Former Yugoslavia (Discovery film and video distribution).

The film centres on two best friends and street racers whose relationship is tested after one kills a young girl on the road.

It stars Danish actress Danica Curcic (The Bridge) and Norwegian actor Jakob Oftebro (Kon-Tiki), both of whom were feted as Shooting Stars at this year’s Berlin Film Festival. It also stars Cyron Melville (A Royal Affair), who was a Shooting Star in 2009.

Christiansen’s credits include two US-produced features - The Roommate (2011) and the upcoming Where The Devil Hides.

On The Edge is produced by the Zentropa Group in co-production with M2Film, Zentropa International Sweden and Film i Väst. With support from the Danish Film Institute, TV2 Denmark and the West Danish Film Fund. Developed with support from the Media Programme of the European Union.

It is set for release in Denmark on June 26 through Nordisk Film Distribution.