Still from The Mercy

MEDIA supported releases for February

MEDIA releases on cinema screens

The Mercy

The Mercy is a British biographical drama directed by James Marsh about yachtsman Donald Crowhurst's disastrous attempt to win the 1968 Golden Globe Race.

The film received support through the Automatic Distribution scheme for its release in Latvia and Portugal. It is released in the UK by StudioCanal UK on 9 February.

Dark River

Dark River is a British drama written and directed by Clio Barnard.

Following the death of her father, a woman returns to her home village to claim the family farm she believes is rightfully hers.

The film received support through the Automatic Distribution scheme for its release in Croatia, France, Greece and the Netherlands. It is released in the UK by Arrow Films on 23 February.

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Rebecka Martinsson: Arctic Murders

Dark drama from Sweden based on Asa Larsson's celebrated crime novels. High-flying lawyer Rebecka Martinsson leaves Stockholm for her hometown in icy Kiruna when her childhood friend dies.

Swedish production company Yellow Bird received a TV Programming grant of €500,000 in 2015 to produce the programme.  Now available on Walter Presents.

Before We Die

Compelling thriller from Sweden in which police detective Hanna Svensson steps in to handle a mysterious informant in a criminal organisation when her colleague and lover Sven goes missing

Swedish production company B-Reel Films received a TV Programming grant of €500,000.00 in 2015 to produce the programme. Now available on Walter Presents.

Image: Colin Firth in The Mercy. The film received Creative Europe support through the Automatic Distribution scheme for its release in Latvia and Portugal.