Krigen (A War)

STUDIOCANAL

Distribution: Selective

England

2016

Total project grant (euros)

22,800

Programme

Creative Europe

Sub-programme

MEDIA

Funding scheme

Distribution: Selective

Call number

13/2015

Call publication date

1 Oct 2015

Application deadline

1 Dec 2015

Result publication date

25 Apr 2016

UK release date

8 Jan 2016

Krigen (A War) is a Danish war drama written and directed by Tobias Lindholm (Borgen, A Hijacking), and starring Pilou Asbæk and Søren Malling. It tells the story of a Danish military commander, who is accused for civil murder in Afghanistan, while trying to save his squad.

The film was nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy Awards.

Danny Perkins, CEO of StudioCanal, said:

"The support of Creative Europe makes a genuine difference to our release strategies - it is important to provide UK audiences with a diverse film choice and through distribution funding of this kind we are able to take more risks with our film choices and show more ambition in our release plans."

Read our 2016 Results Report for a comprehensive overview of Creative Europe's support to the distribution of European films in the UK in 2016. 

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