MK2 films Reteams With Joachim Trier on New Movie

Mk2 Films is ready to reunite with Joachim Trier following “The Worst Person in the World,” the Norwegian helmer’s Cannes prize-winning and Oscar-nominated romantic comedy which was additionally a worldwide box-office hit.

The Paris-based firm will deal with worldwide gross sales and co-produce alongside Juliette Schrameck at Agat Films, who was additionally a co-producer on “The Worst Person in the World,” alongside Nathanaël Karmitz and Elisha Karmitz for MK Production. Mk2 movies, Schrameck and the Karmitz brothers be part of producers Maria Ekerhovd at Mer Film and Andrea Berentsen Ottmar at Eye Eye Pictures. 

Trier is writing his untitled sixth characteristic together with his long-term collaborator Eskil Vogt, with whom he shared an Oscar nomination for greatest screenplay. “It is an ambitious yet playful family drama. An intimate, moving, and often funny film about family, memory, and how we need to rewrite the stories we tell about ourselves in order to survive,” stated the pair.

The venture just lately acquired the very best ever manufacturing funding assist ($1.9 million) from the Norwegian Film Institute.

“The Worst Person in The World” competed at Cannes the place it was acquired by Neon for home rights and earned its star Renate Reinsve a greatest actress award. The movie rounded up Trier’s Oslo Trilogy, which started with “Reprise” in 2006 and continued with “Oslo, August 31st” in 2011.

Mk2 Films is at Cannes with a number of films throughout totally different sections together with Justine Triet’s “Anatomy of a Fall” which performs in competitors.

The firm has additionally launched gross sales on “Les Balconettes,” a fantasy horror movie director by Noemie Merlant (“Tár”) and and co-written by Celine Sciamma, who directed Merlant in “Portrait of a Lady on Fire.”

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