Cannes: Chinese Buyers Hot for Nordic Drama

Anders Nicander
'A Man Called Ove'

TrustNordisk inks multiple deals with mainland distributors DD Dream International and HGC Entertainment for a raft of titles, including Swedish box office hit 'A Man Called Ove.'

Danish sales giant TrustNordisk has signed multiple deals with Chinese distributors DD Dream International and HGC Entertainment for its slate of Scandinavian drama.

DD Dream picked up four Trust titles: Thomas Vinterberg's Berlin Festival success The Commune, the action adventure film The Last King from director Nils Gaup, Erik Skjoldbjærg’s Pyromaniac and the historic drama The Lion Woman from director Vibeke Idsoe.

HGC picked up Swedish box office hit A Man Called Ove from director Hannes Holm, Jesper W. Nielsen's The Day Will Come, Across the Waters from director Nicola Donato, Mads Matthiesen's The Model and the period drama Devil's Bride.

TrustNordisk sales manager Nicolai Korsgaard negotiated all deals.

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