NonStop Ent presents first round of acquisitions as reborn indie player including Winslet-starrer Dressmaker, Venice winner From Afar & Laurie Anderson's Heart Of A Dog
NonStop Entertainment heads to AFM with a bag of recently acquired titles for Scandinavian distribution.
“Newly reborn as an independent distributor, NonStop Entertainment solidifies its profile as the leading Scandinavian distributor for great films for an upmarket audience with this latest slew of extraordinary acquisitions, ranging from Kate Winslet’s tour de force Dressmaker, via smart post-apocalyptic thriller She Who Brings Gifts to Laurie Anderson’s outstanding and mesmerizing doc Heart Of Dog, that puts us exactly where we want to be for the upcoming 2016 season” says Jakob Abrahamsson, CEO.
Titles acquired by NonStop Entertainment
Dressmaker - a Australian revenge comedy drama directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse starring Kate Winslet, Judy Davis, Liam Hemsworth and Hugo Weaving. The film lead the 5th AACTA Awards with twelve nominations includning Best Film, Best Direction and Best Lead Actress. Acquired from Embarkment for Scandinavia.
Mr Right - an American action-comedy romance directed by Paco Cabezas starring Sam Rockwell, Anna Kendrick, Tim Roth, RZA and James Ransone. Acquired from Sierra-Affinity for Scandinavia including Iceland.
Into the forest - Patricia Rozema's new drama film based on the book written by Jean Hegland. The film stars Ellen Page, Evan Rachel Wood, Max Minghella, Callum Keith Rennie, Micheal Eklund och Sandy Sidhu. Acquried from Celsius for Scandinavia including Iceland and Baltics.
She Who Brings Gifts – a British post-apocalyptic sci-fi thriller directed by Colm McCarthy starring Glenn Close, Gemma Amerton and Paddy Considine. Acquired from Altitude for Scandinavia including Iceland & Baltics.
London Road – Rufus Norris’ critically acclaimed British musical mystery thriller starring Tom Hardy. Acquired from Protagonist for Scandinavia including Iceland & Baltics.
Desde allá/From afar – this year’s winner of The Venice Film Festival’s Golden Lion. Venezuelan director Lorenzo Vigas' debut explores repressed gay love in one of the world's most violent cities. Acquired from Celluloid Dreams for Scandinavia including Iceland & Baltics.
Heart of a Dog - renowned multidisciplinary artist Laurie Anderson’s second feature film. A powerful documentary that reflects on the deaths of her husband Lou Reed, her mother and her beloved dog. Acquired from Celluloid Dreams for Scandinavia including Iceland & Baltics.
The Swedish Theory Of Love - a bold documentary look at the modern society in general and the Swedish welfare state in particular by Erik Gandini (Videocracy) that will premiere at CPH:DOX, Stockholm FF's new dox competition and at IDFA. Acquired from producer Fasad for Scandi incl Iceland & Baltics.
Ares - Swedish actors Ola Rapace and Ruth Vega Fernandez stars in this french sci-fi thriller directed by Jean-Patrick Benes. Acquired from Gaumont for Scandinavia including Iceland & Baltics.
Yayoi Kusuma: A Life In Polka Dots - Heather Lenz' portrait of the Japanese artist who recently was labeled the world's most popular artist. Acquired from Dogwoof for Scandi, Iceland & Baltics.
Green Inferno - horror enfant terrible Eli Roth’s update on the notorious cannibal genre, acquired from Bloom for Scandinavia.