Madsen shooting Superclásico for Nimbus
by Annika Pham
Two years after his WW2 blockbuster Flame & Citron [+see also:
film profile], Ole Christian Madsen will start shooting Superclásico in April in Argentina. His seventh feature film for Nimbus Film stars Paprika Steen and Anders W. Berthelsen, as well as Argentine actor Sebastian Estavanez.
Based on Madsen’s original script written with Anders August (co-writer of Applause [+see also:
interview: Martin Pieter Zandvliet
film profile]), Superclásico is the story of an estranged husband who follows his football agent wife all the way to Argentina, where she has fallen in love with a football star.
Produced by Lars Bredo Rahbek and Signe Leick Jensen, the film was just awarded DKK5.8m (around €780,000) from the Danish Film Institute. The Match Factory, who has a long-standing relationship with Nimbus Film, is handling world sales.
Meanwhile, Nimbus production Submarino [+see also:
interview: Thomas Vinterberg
film profile], directed by Thomas Vinterberg, last Thursday opened seventh in the local top ten for distributor Sandrew Metronome. Viking epic Valhalla Rising [+see also:
interview: Nicolas Winding Refn
film profile] by Nicolas Winding Refn is hitting local screens today, released by Scanbox.
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