The Model pre-sells to France, Korea

By SCREEN DAILY / Michael Rosser



Mads Matthiesen´s upcoming film starring Ed Skrein scores five territory deals at Berlin´s European Film Market (EFM).


After screening a three-minute promo of Mads Matthiesen´s upcoming film The Model at EFM (Feb 5-13), TrustNordisk has closed a slate of deals on the drama.

The Model has been sold to France (AB Groupe), Poland (Kino Swiat), Korea (Scene & Sound), Bulgaria (Pro Films) and Middle East (Gulf Film).

Starring British actor Ed Skrein (Transporter Legacy) and model Maria Palm in her feature debut, The Model tells the story of emerging fashion model Emma who struggles to enter the Parisian fashion scene and develops a dangerous obsession for male photographer Shane White.

It marks Matthiesen´s second feature following Teddy Bear for which he won Best Director - World Dramatic Arts Award at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival.

Producer is Jonas Bagger for Zentropa Entertainments10 ApS with executive producers Louise Vesth and Marie Gade Denessen. Co-produced by Ole Wendorff-Østergaard for Sputnik Film, Madeleine Ekman for Zentropa International Sweden and in co-production with Film i Väst and Zentropa International Poland. Supported by Danish Film Institute, TV2 Denmark and Polish Film Institute.  Developed with the support from MEDIA Programme of the European Union. Domestic distribution through Nordisk Film Distribution.

TrustNordisk handles international sales.