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LevelK at San Sebastian - Line-up

Dear Friends,

We are excited to share our current line-up (will be updated with new titles)

COLD an Icelandic Nordic noir thriller directed by Erlingur Óttar Thoroddsen (The Piper) about Óðinn Hafsteinsson who lives alone with his daughter Rún. As he investigates decades old deaths at a juvenile treatment centre, he begins to suspect that the sinister secrets he uncovers are connected to his ex-wife´s mysterious suicide. - Script is available upon request.

SHAME ON DRY LAND a Swedish redemption drama by Axel Petérsen (The Real Estate) about underground crime in a Swedish expat community in Malta. The film just finished shooting and is expected to be complete for February 2023 - Script is available upon request.

GREAT YARMOUTH - PROVISIONAL FIGURES is having it’s world premiere in competition at San Sebastian. This Portuguese drama by Marco Martins (Saint George) is about the migrant workers coming to the UK to work in harsh conditions at the turkey-processing factories. - Screening link available upon request.

DANICING QUEEN a Norwegian family title about a nerdy and awkward girl pursuing her passion for dancing. The will be complete February 2023 - Script is available upon request.

THE CAKE DYNASTY a Danish satire drama about a cake factory owner on the verge of suicide, who falls in love and teams up with the factory's cleaning lady Zeinab to make new cakes which might save the factory, but has potential to ruin his family. - Screening link available upon request.

THE KNOCKING a Finnish horror about three adult siblings returning to their childhood home, where their parents were allegedly murdered many years ago. The plan is to get the house and estate ready to be sold but there’s something evil that tries to prevent them from doing so. - Screening link available upon request.

THE KISS a Danish period drama by Bille August (The Pact) about an officer who catches the interest of the daughter of a wealthy Baron, however she is bound to a wheelchair, so as his feelings for her grows he can’t figure out whether it is pity or true love. - Screening link available upon request.

Our Head of Sales, Debra Liang, will be in San Sebastian from the 18th to the 22nd of September. LevelK will also be available for online meetings, as well as physical meetings at the upcoming festivals Rome/Mia, London FF, Sitges FF and AFM. 

See San Sebastian screening times below.

Contact us for more information and availability, and remember to sign up for the LevelK VIP Lounge at www.levelk.dk

San Sebastian - Line-up line-up

Cold

Cold

  • Thriller / TBC / Iceland / 2023

The story centers on Óðinn Hafsteinsson who lives alone with his daughter Rún. As he investigates decades old deaths at a juvenile treatment centre, he begins to suspect that the sinister secrets he uncovers are connected to his ex-wife´s mysterious suicide, as well as his teenage daughter's strange behaviour.

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Shame on Dry Land

Shame on Dry Land

  • Drama / tbc / Sweden / 2022

In the shade of Malta’s scorching sun, around the edges of the Swedish online-gambling community, exiled con man Dimman shows up for a lavish wedding, kicking off a desperate and decadent pursuit of redemption.

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Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth

  • Drama / 113 min / Portugal, France, UK / 2022

October 2019, three months before Brexit, hundreds of Portuguese migrant workers pour into Great Yarmouth, Norfolk (UK), seeking work at the local turkey-processing factories. Tania (“The Mother of the Portuguese”), who used to work in these poultry plants, has climbed the ranks after marrying an English hotel owner, and is now a facilitator for the Portuguese workers. Her dream of becoming a British citizen and leaving this dirty business behind is threatened by the arrival of the latest group of immigrants, which unleashes a series of events that disrupts her volatile existence.

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Dancing Queen

Dancing Queen

  • Family / 90 min / Norway / 2022

Mina gets her world turned upside down when the famous dancer ED Win moves to her town. She falls head over heels in love, and when he invites everyone to an audition for his new dance crew, Mina sees her chance and signs up. Intoxicated by love she throws herself into the excitement. But there is one essential thing she has forgotten: She can´t dance!

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The Cake Dynasty

The Cake Dynasty

  • Satirical Drama / 106 min / Denmark / 2022

The story revolves around a cake factory on the verge of bankruptcy. Therefore, the owner, Niels Agger, tries to commit suicide. As the attempt remains unsuccessful, he ends up having a major depression. His wife Else tries to save the factory by asking her daughter and son-in-law, June and Jonny, for help. They have both attended business school and propose a comprehensive modernisation focusing on the production of healthy cakes. Niels cannot cope with these new ideas and instead falls in love with the factory's new cleaning lady, Zeinab.

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The Knocking

The Knocking

  • Horror / 87 min / Finland / 2022

Three adult siblings return to their childhood home, where their parents were allegedly murdered many years ago. The plan is to get the house and estate ready to be sold but it turns out there’s something evil that tries to prevent them from doing so.

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The Kiss

The Kiss

  • Drama / 110 min / Denmark / 2022

Period drama set in Denmark in 1913 where Anton, a noble and conscientious young man whose top priority, is to complete his training as a cavalry officer. During a training session he orders his platoon to help Baron von Løvenskjold and finds himself invited to a ball at the castle where he meets the Baron’s beautiful daughter Edith who has been in an accident and ended up in a wheelchair. She is miserable but lights up when it turns out that Anton treats her as if she was like the rest of the guests and not bound to a wheelchair. Anton feels a growing compassion towards Edith, and as the two spend more time together he grows fond of her. However, he can’t figure out whether his feelings are of pity or true love, and in his attempt at doing the right thing he gets ever more entangled in promises, lies, and responsibility towards the Løvenskjold family and to Edith.

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Screenings in San Sebastian - Line-up

GREAT YARMOUTH - PROVISIONAL FIGURES

Festival Screenings


Tuesday, Sept. 20th - 11:30 Principal (press screening)


Wednesday, Sept. 21st - 16:00 Kursaal, 1

Wednesday, Sept. 21st - 21:30 Principe, 9

Thursday, Sept. 22nd - 16:30 Antiguo Berri, 2

Friday, Sept. 23rd - 20:15 Antiguo Berri, 6

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