Trustnordisk Proudly presents

TrustNordisk comes to this year’s MIPCOM with four themes, focusing on strong genres and contemporary classics.

Romantic comedies – featuring LOVE AND LEMONS, who’s been selected for this year’s San Sebastian. Suspense – featuring political drama THE EXECUTIONER, a mini-series, which is celebrating its international premiere at MIPCOM. Classic animation – featuring the TV-series ALFIE ATKINS, which is to screen at MIPJUNIOR. Special showcase – featuring CLOWN, awardwinning and record-breaking tv-series sitcom and feature film, offering sharp satire comedy. 

Please notice: We’re located at a new stand at The Croisette Village, CV.07. (Across the Warner Bros. tent).


By Teresa Fabik
Starring: Rakel Wärmländer, Josephine Bornebusch, Sverrir Gudnason | Dur: 94 min

A romantic love story about the joy of cooking and the courage it takes to follow your dreams. LOVE AND LEMONS tells the story about the chef Agnes who one day gets fired from her job and dumped by her boyfriend. When a friend asks Agnes if she would like to be part owner in a new restaurant, she accepts. But as the customers fail to appear, Agnes must risk everything to find success in both career and romance.

Based on the successful novel by author Kajsa Ingemarsson.

By Mårten Klingberg
Starring: Jonas Karlsson, Marie Robertson, Ellen Jelinek, Björn | Dur: 95 min

A Scandinavian TOOTSIE (1982), COCKPIT is a comedy about changing identity and trying not get caught while doing it. Air pilot Valle is in desperate need of a new job, so when he finds out that Silver Airlines are looking for a female captain, he doesn't hesitate to don a pair of high heels and a slinky dress to apply for the job.

By Roger Gual
Starring: Stephen Rea, Fionnula Flannagan, Claudia Bassols, Jan Cornet, Togo Igawa | Dur: 85 min

TASTING MENU is a romantic ensemble comedy devoted to the beauty of love, food and the Mediterranean way of life, and the awardwinning director Roger Gual is joined here by an ensemble cast: Stephen Rea (THE CRYING GAME, 1992), Fionnula Flannagan (THE OTHERS, 2001), Claudia Bassol, Jan Cornet (THE SKIN I LIVE IN, 2011), Rodrigo Cortés (RED LIGHTS, 2012) and Togo Igawa (MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA, 2005).

By Barbara Rothenborg
Starring: Devon Werkheiser, Scout Taylor Compton, Ray Wise | Dur: 85 min

English language remake of the most successful Scandinavian romantic comedy franchise of all time.
Freshman Victor has contracted a case of Anya-itis (acute and incurable love for high school senior Anya). She is beautiful, rich and popular... and way out of Victor’s league. To make matters worse Anya also dates the overly confident Peter. Victor must use his goofy charm to win the girl of his dreams.

By Susanne Bier
Starring: Sidse Babett Knudsen, Niels Olsen, Søs Egelind | Dur: 100 min

Academy Award ® winning director Susanne Bier’s romantic comedy which became one of the most successful local comedies of all time when it was released in 1999. Sus who works at a beauty clinic tries to live a cool life with her Italian husband; all she needs is a new kitchen and everything will be perfect. But when she gets pregnant she discovers that her husband’s seductive self is not hers alone. Meanwhile the kitchen is being installed by Niller. He and his wife, Lizzie, have just been approved for adoption. In the face of all reason Niller falls head-over-heels for Sus.

By Frode Højer Pedersen
Starring: Morten Hauch-Fausbøll, Nutjaporn Swadisprom, Carsten Bjørnlund, Laura Bach | Genre: Political Drama | Dur: 97

UN human rights lawyer Morten Topsøe is sent to Cambodia to catch war criminals. He falls in love with a woman who, at the age of 15, was an executioner during the former Khmer Rouge reign of terror. Ultimately, Topsøe finds himself torn between the fight for justice and the protection of his loved one. Should he denounce her and let her be held accountable for the crimes of her youth? THE EXECUTIONER is a drama about two people's turmoil passion and pain. He is a saviour, who is blinded. She is an executioner, who has seen too much.

By Michael Noer / Suspense
Starring: Gustav Dyekjær Giese, Oscar Dyekjær Giese, Roland Møller, Lene Maria Christensen | Genre: Drama | Dur: 91

NORTHWEST depicts a criminal nest of gang related activities feeding on honor, territorial discipline and pride. Since its selection for this year’s Gothenburg International Film Festival’s competition Dragon Awards, where it won the FIPRESCI award and International Film Festival Rotterdam’s new competition The Big Screen, it has travelled worldwide on festivals. 

Starring: Claudia Galli Concha, Richard Ulfsäter, Jan Malmsjö, Amanda Ooms | Genre: Crime

Published in more than 50 countries and selling more than 12 million books, crime-novelist Camilla Läckberg has been placed no. 1 on seven bestseller lists worldwide. Now her fictional universe is brought to the screen. Directed by feature film debutant Per Hanefjord, who earned an Academy Award ® for his graduation film ELKLAND (2009) and who has more than 10 award-winning short films and 50 commercials under his belt and based on one of Läckberg’s most successful novels, THE HIDDEN CHILD (107 min) is the feature film of THE FJÄLLBACKA MURDERS project, which includes 5 TV-episodes of 90 min's each.

By Annette K. Olesen
Starring: Trine Dyrholm, Kim Bodnia, Nikolaj Lie Kaas | Genre: Thriller | Dur: 93

Acclaimed director Annette K. Olesen (MINOR MISHAPS, 2002; IN YOUR HANDS, 2004) turns her sharp eye to a politically charged thriller. What is the cost of a journalistic scoop? And where do you draw the line between political activism and terrorism? THE SHOOTER features three of Denmark’s most celebrated actors, Trine Dyrholm (IN A BETTER WORLD, 2010), Kim Bodnia (TERRIBLY HAPPY, 2008) and Nikolaj Lie Kaas (ANGELS & DEMONS, 2009).

By Kasper Barfoed
Starring: Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Tuva Novotny, Ulf Pilgaard | Genre: Thriller | Dur: 95

Defense attorney Jonas Bechmann is accused of murder and suddenly finds himself thrown into the hunt for a group of blackmailers who threaten to expose him as a killer. The blackmail links back to his father’s death under mysterious circumstances. Starring Nikolaj Lie Kaas (ANGELS & DEMONS, 2009 and THE KEEPER OF LOST CAUSES, 2013).

By Jacob Thuesen
Cast: Troels Lyby, Sofie Gråbøl | Genre: Drama | Dur: 103

Henrik is a likeable man, swimg teacher, and father. However his whole world falls apart when he is arrested with a serious and socially deprecating crime. The appellant: his daughter. ACCUSED was officially selected for Berlin International Film Festival’s Competition in 2005 and director Jacob Thuesen won The European Discovery of the Year Award at European Film Awards.

By Liller Møller
Voice: Nathanial Parker (UK dub) | Dur: 13 episodes of 13 min. each

The animated universe of Alfie Atkins is brought to life in this 13-episode tv-series about the kind-hearted character created by Gunilla Bergström. The 25-book series about Alfie Atkins have been translated into more than 30 languages and sold in more than 7,5 million copies world-wide. 

By Jannik Hastrup

Director Jannik Hastrup is the grand old master of Danish quality animation, presenting some of the best and most memorable animated classics.

Some of the most successful features are here at MIPCOM 2013: SAMSON & SALLY (63 min), which is based on the bestseller novel THE SONG OF THE WHALES by Bent Haller, a fight between good and bad in WAR OF THE BIRDS (68 min), the socially satirical THE SECRET WEAPON (73 min) and finally, the awardwinning THE BOY WHO WANTED TO BE A BEAR (76 min), a touching story about a boy child, who is stolen by bears, raising him as one of their own. 

By Jannik Hastrup

Director Jannik Hastrup’s most beloved animated characters the little lovable elf Circleen who sleeps in a matchbox on the artist’s desk and her two friends – the mice Frederik and Ingolf  - come to life in these three classic features from the golden age of Danish animation:

CITY MICE (62 min), MICE AND ROMANCE (60 min), LITTLE BIG MOUSE (81 min) 


By Flemming Quist Møller

The popular animated character Jungo or Amazon Jack has become one of the most popular animated characters in Denmark during the last couple of decades. Originally created by Flemming Quist Møller, the three features and the series Jungo all tell stories about Amazon Jack, the rarest animal in the world and his friends the fox Rita and the two monkeys Zig and Zag: AMAZON JACK (75 min), AMAZON JACK 2 - THE MOVIE STAR (72 min), AMAZON JACK 3 - JUNGO GOES BANANAS (75 min), JUNGO ( 13 Episodes of 24 min each).


By Mikkel Nørgaard
Starring: Frank Hvam, Casper Christensen, Iben Hjejle, Mia Lyhne, Lars Hjortshøj | Genre: Comedy | Dur: 88

CLOWN is one of most successful comedy brands in Denmark, consisting of both a feature CLOWN - THE MOVIE (88 min) and a TV-sitcom of six seasons, CLOWN (60 episodes 25 min each). The feature has domestically broken most records. Nearly one fifth of Denmark’s population has seen the film since its premiere in December 2011, cashing in around $12 million in B.O. and DVD sales went no. 1, beating titles such as Disney’s TANGLED and HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS.



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