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May 21, 2014   Leave a Comment Movies, The Salvation

IFC Films announced today from the 2014 Cannes Film Festival that the company is acquiring North American rights from TrustNordisk to Kristian Levring’s Western THE SALVATION. The film, with a screenplay by Levring and Anders Thomas Jensen, stars Mads Mikkelsen, Eva Green, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Eric Cantona, Mikael Persbrandt, Jonathan Pryce and Douglas Henshall, and was produced by Sisse Graum Jørgensen, and executive produced by Peter Aalbæk Jensen and Peter Garde. The film made its world premiere at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival in the Out of Competition Midnight section.

President of Sundance Selects/IFC Films Jonathan Sehring said: “Kristian Levring has assembled an incredible cast and created a classic Western that keeps you on the edge of your seat. We are ecstatic to have the opportunity to work again with Kristian and our friends at TrustNordisk on this stunning and stirring film.”

“We are so happy to be working with IFC Films again and feel their enthusiasm and ambition for this great film. We can’t wait to see the reactions from the American audiences,” said Rikke Ennis, CEO at TrustNordisk.

The deal was negotiated between Susan Wendt, Head of Sales from TrustNordisk and Arianna Bocco, SVP of Acquisitions from Sundance Selects/IFC Films. TrustNordisk is handling all international sales. Previously announced deals on the film include Benelux (Wildbunch), Australia/New Zealand (Madman Entertainment), France (Chrysalis/Jour2Fete), Greece (Hollywood Entertainment) and Estonia (Estin Film).

IFC Films is a sister label to IFC Midnight and Sundance Selects, and is owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc.

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