Berlin 2012: Icelandic Crime Drama ‘Black’s Game’ Sells To Germany, Benelux

The thriller set in the Reykjavik drug-scene was executive produced by “Drive” director Nicolas Winding Refn.

BERLIN – Koch Media in Germany and Wildbunch in Benelux have picked up the Icelandic crime thriller Black’s Game from TrustNordisk at the European Film Market.

The drama, which is set in the Reykjavik drug scene, was executive produced by Drive director Nicolas Winding Refn. It is being compared to Refn’s Pusher Trilogy starring Mads Mikkelsen. It is the first feature from director Oskar Thor Axelsson.

Black’s Game premiered at the Rotterdam film festival.

Trust also signed a deal for Black’s Game with Estonia (Estin Film). The title sold to Entertainment One in the U.K. and Frenetic Films in Switzerland before the EFM.