Thirteen Nordic titles go to Toronto

Article published on Sept. 1, 2009
Article published on Sept. 1, 2009
Thirteen Scandinavian films have been selected for the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival (September 10-19, 2009). Lars von Trier’s Antichrist [trailer, film focus], one of the few Nordic titles already acquired for North America (IFC Films for the US and E1 Entertainment for Canada) is leading the Danish line-up of five titles.
Antichrist is screening in the Masters programme; Martin Pieter Zandvliet’s feature debut Applause [trailer, film focus], winner of a Best Actress Award in Karlovy Vary, is screening in Discovery; Mogens Hagedorn’s family adventure Timetrip: The Curse of the Viking Witch in the Sprokets Family Zone; Ole Bornedal’s Deliver Us from Evil in Contemporary World Cinema; and Nicolas Winding Refn’s Valhalla Rising in Special Presentations.

Read the article and see the programme on Cineuropa.org