AFM: IFC Picks Up Norwegian Drama 'The Sleepwalker'

'The Sleepwalker'

Christopher Abbott and Brady Corbet co-star in the U.S.-set film from Norwegian writer-director Mona Fastvold

IFC Films has picked up U.S. rights to The Sleepwalker, the debut feature from Norwegian writer-director Mona Fastvold.

Christopher Abbott, Brady Corbet and Gitte Witt star in the downbeat drama, set in rural Massachusetts. Fastvold and Corbet co-wrote the screenplay.

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The film, which premiered at Sundance, was produced by Karin Julsrud and Turid Oversveen for Norway's 4½ Film. IFC will release the film Nov. 21 in the U.S. Level K is handling international sales on The Sleepwalker and will present the project at the AFM in Santa Monica next week.

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