TrustNordisk sells rights to Kristian Levring’s western starring Mads Mikkelsen.
Universal Pictures International Entertainment (UPIE) has secured rights to Kristian Levring’s western The Salvation for territories including Latin America, Eastern Europe and South Africa.
The deal was negotiated by Susan Wendt, head of sales, on behalf of TrustNordisk.
The film received its world premiere in official selection at Cannes, screening in out of competition as a Midnight screening.
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Directed by Levring, who co-wrote the feature with Oscar-winner Anders Thomas Jensen (In a Better World, Love is All You Need), the film stars Mads Mikkelsen as a Danish settler in 19th century North America, who sets out to avenge his family.
It co-stars Eva Green, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Mikael Persbrandt, Eric Cantona and Jonathan Pryce.
The film is produced by Sisse Graum Jørgensen for Zentropa Entertainments33 ApS in co-production with Spier Films from South Africa and Forward Films from UK with the support of The Danish Film Institute, Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR) and Nordisk Film & TV Fond. Developed with support from Film I Väst and the MEDIA programme of the European Union.
TrustNordisk handles international sales.