SCREENDAILY: AFM first look: TrustNordisk seals new deals on ‘Birthday Girl’ starring Trine Dyrholm (exclusive)

By Wendy Mitchell




TrustNordisk has closed new deals on Michael Noer’s Birthday Girl for Germany, Austria and Switzerland (Plaion) and Benelux (Cherry Pickers).


Screen can reveal the first image from the film, which stars Trine Dyrholm and Flora Ofelia Hofmann Lindahl. The suspense drama is about a mother, her teenage daughter and her daughter’s friend celebrating a birthday on a cruise ship to the Caribbean. On the first evening, the dream vacation turns into a nightmare and the mother takes justice into her own hands.

Noer’s past films include Before The Frost, Papillon and R. The Danish filmmaker wrote the screenplay with Jesper Fink.

Backers of the €3.5m production include the Danish Film Institute, the Norwegian Film Institute and Nordisk Film & TV Fond. René Ezra (Queen Of Hearts) and Matilda Appelin (Unruly) produce for Nordisk Film Production.

TustNordisk has a promoreel screening of Birthday Girl tomorrow at AFM (November 2)


Please read the original article here