TrustNordisk Inks Deals on ‘Lake of Death’ (EXCLUSIVE)

By Elsa Keslassy / Variety



TrustNordisk has

closed several territories on “Lake of Death,”

Nini Bull Robsahm´s horror thriller adapted from André Bjerke´s classic 1942

Norwegian novel.



“Lake of Death” follows a small group of

friends who a battle to survive in the middle of the forests and fjords of

Norway. The story is based on Norwegian legend thought to be an innocent




The movie was picked up for China (Virtual

Cinema), Korea (Yuljin Entertainment), Southeast Asia (CM Holdings) and Hungary

(ADS Service).



“Lake of Death” is expected to have its

local release in Norway on Halloween. The movie is produced by Nini Bull Robsahm, Axel Mustad and Thomas Robsahm for Canopy Film in association with Pryserfilm with development support

form the Norwegian Film Institute. Robsahm, who is best-known for directing "Amnesia,” is one the few female directors thriving within the

crime genre in Scandinavia.



“Lake of Death” stars

Iben Akerlie, Jacob Andersen Schoyen, Jonathan Harboe and Sophia Lie.



TrustNordisk´s Cannes

slate also includes “The Other Lamb,” the English-language debut of MaÅ‚gorzata

Szumowska (“Body”) with Raffey Cassidy (“Vox Lux”), Michiel Huisman (“Game of

Thrones”) and Denise Gough (“Colette”).