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CANNES 2007 Market / Denmark

Nordisk sells new Arden Oplev film


Niels Arden Oplev, the award-winning filmmaker of We Shall Overcome [+see also:
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, has just started shooting his new film To verdener (Two Worlds), produced and distributed nationally and internationally by Nordisk Film.

Co-written by Oplev and Steen Bille, the film tells the story of Sara, 17, who lives a sheltered existence with her devoutly religious family. When she falls in love with a boy her own age who, however, is not a believer she faces an important turning point in her life.

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The film is produced by Thomas Heinesen for Nordisk, with support from TV2 Denmark, regional film fund Film Fyn and the Nordic Film & TV Fund. The domestic release is scheduled for 2008.

Arden Oplev won a Crystal Bear in Berlin 2006 for We Shall Overcome, one of the biggest domestic hits in Denmark last year.

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