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Espen Sandberg and Joachim Ronning's Kon-Tiki Oscar contender for Norway goes to Weinstein Co Norway's contender for the foreign-language film will be distributed on U.S. soil via The Weinstein Company, who have not set a release date at this time. Variety reports that the distributor had no comment on the deal. Espen Sandberg and Joachim Ronning helm the film which tells the true story about legendary explorer Thor Heyerdahl and his epic crossing of the Pacific on a balsa wood raft in 1947. The film, Norway's most expensive film to date budgeted at $16.1 million, made its premiere at the Norwegian Film Festival in August, and was also seen at the Toronto International Film Festival. »

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