May 27, 2014 - 15:55 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net - Buyers are hot for Danish Western The Salvation, one of the surprise hits of this year's Cannes Film Festival, The Hollywood Reporter said.
The feature, from director Kristian Levring and starring Mads Mikkelsen and Eva Green, has been picked up by Concorde for Germany and Austria, Tohokushinsha for Japan, Cinema Prestige for Russia and Cinema Republic for Korea.
IFC snapped up North American rights to The Salvation last week.
The film premiered as a Midnight Screening in Cannes. Sales group TrustNordisk has also closed deals for France, Benelux, Australia/New Zealand, Greece and Estonia.
In 1870s America, a peaceful American settler kills his family's murderer which unleashes the fury of a notorious gang leader. His cowardly fellow townspeople then betray him, forcing him to hunt down the outlaws alone.