SPC nabs Danish drama 'Better World'

Company acquires North American rights to film

Sony Pictures Classics has acquired North American rights to Danish drama "In a Better World."

TrustNordisk arranged the deal. Director Susanne Bier co-wrote "World" with Anders Thomas Jensen, her co-author on the screenplay for Jim Sheridan's "Brothers," along with David Benioff.

The film focuses the complicated relationship of a pair of Danish families.

"World" was produced by Sisse Graum Jorgensen for Zentropa Entertainments in co-production with Memfis Film International, DR, SVT, Film i Vast and Trollhattan Film.