Spain and Korea among territories to secure distribution.
TrustNordisk has sold Thomas Vinterberg’s anticipated upcoming drama The Commune to Spain (Golem Distribution), Switzerland (Praesens-Film), Korea (Challan), Russia (Silver Box), Estonia (EstinFilm) and Romania (Independenta Film).
Previously announced deals include France (Le Pacte), UK (Artificial Eye), Germany and Austria (Prokino Filmverleih), Benelux (September Film), Greece/Cyprus (Seven Films), Czech/Slovakia (Film Europe), Former Yugoslavia (MCF Megacom Film), Poland (Gutek Film), Brazil (California Filmes) and Hungary (Vertigo Media).
The cast is lead by Ulrich Thomsen (In a Better World), Trine Dyrholm ((In a Better World), Fares Fares (Zero Dark Thirty) and Lars Ranthe (The Hunt).
Written by Vinterberg and Tobias Lindholm - who previously wrote Submarino (2010) and The Hunt (2012) with Vinterberg - The Commune tells a story about the clash between personal desires, solidarity and tolerance in a 1970s commune.
Producers are Sisse Graum Jørgensen and Morten Kaufmann for Zentropa Entertainments19 in co-operation with Toolbox Film, co-produced by Film I Väst, Zentropa International Sweden, Topkapi Films and Zentropa International Netherlands with support from Danish Film Institute, DR, Eurimages, Nordisk Film & TV Fond, The Netherlands Film Fund, Swedish Film Institute and the MEDIA programme of the European Union.
Nordic distribution through Nordisk Film Distribution. TrustNordisk handles international sales.