TrustNordisk taking Thomas Vinterberg's The Commune to Toronto Film Festival

By Screen Daily / Michael Rosser




Next project from Danish director of Oscar-nominated The Hunt headed to Toronto.


TrustNordisk is to kick off pre-sales on Thomas Vinterberg´s upcoming film The Commune at the Toronto International Film Festival (Sept 4-14), where it will be pitched to international buyers for the first time.


Vinterberg is in pre-production with his next film for Zentropa following international and awards success with

The Hunt, which was nominated for Best Foreign-Language Film at the Oscars.


The Commune reunites the Danish director with scriptwriter Tobias Lindholm (The Hunt, A Hijacking).


The story focuses on the clash between personal desires versus the solidarity and tolerance in a commune in

the mid 1970s.


Cast has yet to be announced and shooting is expected to start later this year,


Producers are Sisse Graum Jørgensen and Morten Kaufmann for Zentropa Entertainments19 ApS.


TrustNordisk handles international sales. Nordic distribution by Nordisk Film Distribution.