One of the most anticipated TrustNordisk titles of 2016, Thomas Vinterberg´s THE COMMUNE, has been officially selected for Competition at the 66th Berlin International Film Festival. 


Director, Thomas Vinterberg states: I could not imagine a better outset for our domestic release on Thursday (January 14th) than this fantastic announcement. I am deeply thrilled that this story about a group of young, hopeful people who create a commune, will have it´s international premiere at this greatly esteemed festival.


THE COMMUNE stars a sizable stellar ensemble cast lead by Trine Dyrholm (IN A BETTER WORLD; 2010; A ROYAL AFFAIR, 2012), Ulrich Thomsen (IN A BETTER WORLD, 2010; MORTDECAI, 2015), Helene Reingaard Neumann (SUBMARINO, 2010), Fares Fares (ZERO DARK THIRTY, 2012; CHILD 44, 2015) and Lars Ranthe (THE HUNT, 2012) among others.

Written by Thomas Vinterberg and Tobias Lindholm who also wrote Vinterberg´s previous films SUBMARINO (2010) and THE HUNT (2012) together, THE COMMUNE tells a story about the clash between personal desires vs. solidarity and tolerance in a commune in the 70´s.


The film has been sold to several territories, including France (Le Pacte), UK (Artificial Eye), Germany, Liechtenstein and Austria (Prokino Filmverleih GmbH), Italy (BIM Distribuzione), Spain (Golem Distribución), Portugal (Alambique), Switzerland (Praesens-Film AG), Benelux (September Film), Korea (Challan), Russia (Silver Box), Greece/Cyprus (Seven Films), Estonia (EstinFilm), Romania (Independenta Film), Czech/Slovakia (Film Europe), Former Yugoslavia (MCF Megacom Film), Poland (Gutek Film Ltd.), Brazil (California Filmes) and Hungary (Vertigo Media Ltd.) with more territories currently in negotiation. 


THE COMMUNE is produced by Sisse Graum Jørgensen and Morten Kaufmann for Zentropa Entertainments19 in co-operation with Toolbox Film, co-produced by Film I Väst, Zentropa International Sweden, Topkapi Films and Zentropa International Netherlands with support from Danish Film Institute, DR, Eurimages, Nordisk Film & TV Fond, The Netherlands Film Fund, Swedish Film Institute and the MEDIA programme of the European Union.


Nordic distribution through Nordisk Film Distribution. 


TrustNordisk handles international sales.


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