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Thomsen tackles Danish football biopic

15 May 2014 12:35 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Exclusive: Kaspar Barfoed will direct the story of the underdog Danish football team that became Euro 1992 champions.

Ulrich Thomsen is set to star as Danish national football team coach Richard Moller Nielsen in Summer of ’92.

Kris Thykier’s London-based PeaPie Films and Meta Louise Foldager’s Copenhagen-based Meta Film are producing.

HanWay handles international sales excluding Scandinavia.

Kasper Barfoed will direct the story based on a script he wrote alongside Anders Frithiof August. The film tells the story of the underdog Danish national football team thatbecame the surprise Euro 1992 champions.

“I am extremely pleased that we have Ulrich Thomsen in the role of Richard Møller Nielsen,” said Barfoed. “Ulrich is one of the best actors we’ve ever had in Denmark and this role will show sides of him we have not seen before.

“Richard Moller contained warmth, humour, ambition and single-mindedness, and it takes a brave actor to embrace this role. I am also »

- wendy.mitchell@screendaily.com (Wendy Mitchell)

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Michael Noer readies new film

17 March 2014 4:30 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Award-winning Danish director behind R and Nordvest to set new feature around a love story at an old people’s home.

Danish director Michael Noer, who set R in a prison and Nordvest in the criminal underworld, has chosen an old people’s home for the setting of his new feature Key House Mirror (Nøgle Hus Spejl).

The film will shoot from late next month for Nordisk Film Production and is being lined up to premiere in 2015.

Ghita Nørby – the grand lady of Danish film and stage – will star as a 76-year-old woman who moves into the home with her sick husband, only to meet the love of her life played by 80-year-old Swedish actor Sven Wollter.

Noer came up with the story for Danish writer Anders Frithiof August to script, and the Danish Film Institute has contributed $1.4m (Dkk 7.5m) for the Tomas Radoor and René Ezra production for Nordisk in collaboration with Danish pubcaster Dr TV.

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- jornrossing@aol.com (Jorn Rossing Jensen)

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