We are very proud to announce, that Thomas Vinterberg´s THE COMMUNE has been selected as an official Special Presentation at the 41st Toronto International Film Festival. 


Earlier this year, THE COMMUNE was in Competition at Berlin International Film Festival, where Trine Dyrholm won the Silver Bear for Best Actress for her performance as Anne. 


The film features 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 (CHILD 44, 2015; A CONSPIRACY OF FAITH, 2016) and Lars Ranthe (THE HUNT, 2012) among others. It is 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. 


In 2012 Vinterberg´s THE HUNT also screened in the Special Presentation section in Toronto. The film celebrated it´s world premiere in 2012 at Cannes International Film Festival in Competition, where Mads Mikkelsen took home the highly prestigious award for Best Actor. Furthermore, THE HUNT was officially nominated for a Golden Globe and an Academy Award ® in the Best Foreign Language Film Category.


THE COMMUNE has been sold to 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), China (DD Dream International Media), 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.), Bulgaria (Euro Films Ltd.), Lithuania (Europos Kinas JSC), Latvia (Biedriba RSKF.), Colombia (Babilla Ciné), Taiwan (Cineplex Development Co.), Hong Kong (Sundream Motion Pictures LTD.), Israel (Shani Films Lev Cinemas) and Turkey (Kurmaca Film).


The film 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.


Toronto International Film Festival runs from September 8th-18th 2016.


Nordic distribution through Nordisk Film Distribution. 

TrustNordisk handles international sales.