Toronto: Susanne Bier's 'A Second Chance' Heading to France, UK

A Second Chance
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In the Danish drama, 'Game of Thrones' star Nikolaj Coster Waldau plays a cop who kidnaps a baby

Susanne Bier's Danish drama A Second Chance is heading to Britain and France.

French distributor KMBO and Britain's Vertigo have picked up the latest from the Oscar-winning director from sales outfit TrustNordisk.

A Second Chance stars Game of Thrones actor Nikolaj Coster Waldau as a Danish cop who decides to kidnap a child from two junkie parents. Ulrich Thomsen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas and Maria Bonnevie also star.

Bier co-wrote the screenplay to A Second Chance with her long-time collaborator Anders Thomas Jensen, the screenwriter on Bier's Oscar winner In a Better World.

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The film had its world premiere as a special presentation at the Toronto International Film Festival and screened in competition at San Sebastian earlier this week.

Nordisk Film Distribution will bow A Second Chance in Denmark on Jan. 15.

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