"A Hijacking" by Tobias Lindholm has been sold to North American distribution, announces TrustNordisk. Magnolia Pictures has acquired the rights and is planning a theatrical release for the film in the second quarter of 2013.
Since its international premiere at Venice Film Festival, "A Hijacking" has been very well-received by audiences, press and festival juries worldwide. Most recently, the film received the Best Feature Film Award and the FIPRESCI award at Thessaloniki International Film Festival.
Previously announced deals include France (Ad Vitam), UK (Arrow Films), Benelux (A-Film), Turkey/Cyprus (Calinos Entertainment) and Korea (Atnine Films).
"A Hijacking" is produced by Tomas Radoor and René Ezra for Nordisk Film with support from the Danish Film Institute.