Kristian Levring’s upcoming western THE SALVATION has been picked up by French distributors Jour2Fête and Chrysalis Films (co-distribution), Greek distributor Hollywood Entertainment and Estin Film from Estonia.
Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Kristian Levring (THE KING IS ALIVE, 2000) and written by Academy Award-winner Anders Thomas Jensen (IN A BETTER WORLD, 2010 and LOVE IS ALL YOU NEED, 2012) together with Kristian Levring, THE SALVATION is a large scale western drama rooted in Scandinavia – a tale of revenge, blood feud, lost love and greed.
THE SALVATION is part of the Official Selection at the upcoming Cannes International Film Festival where it will screen as one of the Midnight Screenings and features an all-star cast consisting of Eva Green, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Mikael Persbrandt, Eric Cantona and Jonathan Pryce among others, lead by Mads Mikkelsen as a Danish settler in 19th century North America, who sets out to avenge his family.
“Jour2Fête and Chrysalis Films are thrilled by the selection of THE SALVATION in Cannes. We look very much forward to bringing this spectacular film to the French audience and to continue our fruitful collaboration with Zentropa and TrustNordisk, after the successful release of A ROYAL AFFAIR (a co-distribution Jour2Fête / Chrysalis Films)“, says Sarah Chazelle, Etienne Ollagnier (Jour2Fête) and Pierre-François Bernet (Chrysalis Films).
THE SALVATION is produced by Sisse Graum Jørgensen for Zentropa Entertainments33 ApS in co-production with Spier Films from South Africa and Forward Films from UK with the support of The Danish Film Institute, Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR) and Nordisk Film & TV Fond. Developed with support from Film I Väst and the MEDIA programme of the European Union.
Nordic theatrical distribution in collaboration with Nordisk Film Distribution.
TrustNordisk handles international sales.
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