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World Premiere of THE KEEPER OF LOST CAUSES in Locarno

TrustNordisk is proud to announce that the highly anticipated Scandinavian thriller THE KEEPER OF LOST CAUSES by director Mikkel Nørgaard will have its World Premiere on the Piazza Grande at this year’s Locarno Film Festival which will run from August 7-17, 2013.

Written by: Lena Juhl Seidelin / TrustNordisk

THE KEEPER OF LOST CAUSES is the first film in the upcoming franchise based on the bestselling book series about Department Q by author Jussi Adler-Olsen. TrustNordisk has already closed a large number of presales and currently THE KEEPER OF LOST CAUSES has been sold to more than 30 countries including key territories such as Germany, Benelux, Switzerland, Australia, UK and China.

Starring Nikolaj Lie Kaas (ANGELS & DEMONS, 2009) and Fares Fares (SAFE HOUSE, 2012 and ZERO DARK THIRTY, 2013) THE KEEPER OF LOST CAUSES tells the story of chief detective Carl Mørck and his assistant Assad who become involved in a five-year-old case concerning the mystery of politician Merete Lynggaard’s disappearance - a journey that takes them deep into the undercurrent of abuse and malice that lurks beneath the polished surface of Scandinavia.

THE KEEPER OF LOST CAUSES is directed by Mikkel Nørgaard (KLOWN, 2010) with screenplay by Nikolaj Arcel who wrote and directed A ROYAL AFFAIR (2012) and who also wrote the script for THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO (2009).

The film is produced by the Zentropa Group in cooperation with TV2 Denmark, ZDF German Television Network, ZDF Enterprises, TV2 Norway and in co-production with Film i Väst. With support from the Danish Film Institute, Eurimages, Nordisk Film & TV Fond, Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein and Allerød Kommune. Developed with support from the Media Programme of the European Union.
Domestic release on THE KEEPER OF LOST CAUSES is set for October 3rd 2013 through Nordisk Film Distribution.