'Max Manus' is Norway's Oscar candidate
World War II epic has grossed more than $15 mil at home
The Norwegian-German-Danish co-production, starring Askel Hennie as the Nazi-bombing Manus, has grossed more than $15 million in its home territory, making it the most successful Norweigan film of all time. "Max Manus" swept Norway's Amanda Awards earlier this year, taking six trophies, including for best film.
TrustNordisk is handling world sales on the title.
The 2010 Best Foreign Language Film nominees will be selected Feb. 2 and the winner announced at the 82nd Academy Awards March 7.