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Trailer for THE SALVATION arrives

With less than two weeks to the opening of the 67th Cannes International Film Festival, Zentropa reveals the trailer for Kristian Levring’s upcoming western THE SALVATION.

Written by: TrustNordisk

Officially selected for Out of Competition, Midnight screening at the festival, THE SALVATION is a large scale western rooted in Scandinavia – a tale of revenge, blood feud, lost love and greed.

THE SALVATION is directed by acclaimed filmmaker Kristian Levring (THE KING IS ALIVE, 2000), written by Academy Award-winner Anders Thomas Jensen (IN A BETTER WORLD, 2010 and LOVE IS ALL YOU NEED, 2012) together with Kristian Levring. Featuring an all-star cast consisting of Eva Green, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Mikael Persbrandt, Eric Cantona and Jonathan Pryce among others and lead by Mads Mikkelsen THE SALVATION tells the story of a Danish settler in 19th century North America, who sets out to avenge his family.
This marks Kristian Levring’s return to Cannes. In 2000, his film THE KING IS ALIVE screened in Un Certain Regard.

1870s America. When settler Jon kills his family’s murderer, he unleashes the fury of notorious gang leader Delarue. Betrayed by his corrupt and cowardly community, the peaceful pioneer must turn vengeful hunter, slay the outlaws, and cleanse the town’s black heart.

THE SALVATION is produced by Sisse Graum Jørgensen for Zentropa Entertainments33 ApS in co-production with Spier Films from South Africa and Forward Films from UK with the support of The Danish Film Institute, Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR) and Nordisk Film & TV Fond. Developed with support from Film I Väst and the MEDIA programme of the European Union. Nordic theatrical distribution in collaboration with Nordisk Film Distribution.

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