Netflix has announced it is to produce two Netflix Films as co-productions with partners from the Nordic region.
The announcement was made at the Stockholm Filmfestival.
Red Dot, produced by SF Studios and Cadaver from Norway, produced by Motion Blur will premiere exclusively on Netflix. The streamer has also announced the acquisition of the Danish feature film Shadows In My Eyes, produced by Miso Film. The film will have a theatrical release in Denmark followed by the Netflix global launch outside of Denmark. SF Studios will distribute the film.
Lina Brouneus, director of licensing and co-productions Netflix Northern Europe: ”We are very happy to be taking this exciting step in offering our members in the Nordics more local content, as well as bring more great content from the Nordic region to our global members. These three films are all unique in their own way; strong genre films with engaging plotlines that are driven by talented creatives. Together they form a strong package of different genres which will showcase the versatility and high quality of Nordic movies.”
Red Dot is an action thriller set in the mountains in the north of Sweden, and focuses on two characters, David and Nadja, a couple in their late twenties currently struggling with their marriage
Norwegian Cadaver is a horror movie exploring how far people are willing to go to survive. In the starving aftermath of a nuclear disaster, Leonora, Jacob and their daughter Alice are on the edge of survival.
The Danish feature film Shadows In My Eyes is the story behind the inconceivable tragedy that hit Denmark 21 March, 1945 – the catastrophic bombing of the French school in Copenhagen.