Berlin 2012: Momentum Grabs U.K. Rights To Norwegian Actioner 'Escape'

The feature is directed by Roar Uthaug, helmer of horror franchise "Cold Prey."

COLOGNE, Germany - Momentum has snatched up U.K. rights to Norwegian action-adventure feature Escape from TrustNordisk after screening a 3-minute promo of the film at the European Film Market in Berlin last week.

The period actioner is set in 1363 in a land torn asunder by the plague. Half the population is dead and the other half are fighting to survive.

Roar Uthaug, helmet of local horror franchise Cold Prey, directs. Escape is currently in post-production for a planned release in Norway this September.

Trust also closed a deal with Gulf Film for Middle East rights to the film.

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