Exclusive: The Danish film directed by Labrador’s Frederikke Aspöck will be pitched at Haugesund’s New Nordic Films next week as a Works in Progress.

The comedy drama Out of Tune (De frivillige) about inmates starting a prison choir stars Anders Matthesen, Christopher Læssø, Jakob Ulrik Lohmann and Søren Malling.

Anita Simovic, SF Studios’ Head of International Sales said: “The story is unique and universal in the sense that it explores human nature, how life in prison has its own set of rules that are similar to the outside world, except that it’s based on different values."

The film produced by SF Studios Production will premiere in Denmark on June 13, 2019. 

SF Studios also has two market screenings at New Nordic Films in Haugesund. The Swedish biopic A Moon of My Own (Ted, for kärlekens skull) by A Man Called Ove’s Hannes Holm is the biggest Swedish hit of 2018 so far, with 412,738 admissions. The film about former Swedish pop star Ted Gärdestad is available worldwide except Scandinavia, Australia, New Zealand and China. 

The Norwegian film Operation Shadowman (Operasjon Mørkemann) by Grethe Bøe is the fourth biggest Norwegian film in Norway so far with 148,603 admissions. The family film based on Jørn Lier Horst and Hans Jørgen Sandnes’ Detective Agency no2 book series was produced by the experienced John M. Jacobsen (Filmkameratene). 

Simovic told nordicfilmandtvnews.com she will also discuss major upcoming films: Tuva Novotny’s Britt-Marie Was Here, Espen Sandberg's Amundsen and Jesper Ganslandt’s 438 Days

New Nordic Films will be held from August 21-24, parallel to the Norwegian Film Festival in Haugesund.