Great response for Sweet Films in Cannes
The Norwegian-European co-production Robert Mitchum is dead was screened in Cannes, and the Norwegian producer Joachim Lyng, Sweet Films, represented the movie at the festival.
- The movies international profile makes it perfect for a European market, says Joachim Lyng.
Lyng is really satisfied with the response for the movie in Cannes.
- The Screening at the Saturday in Cannes was in a cinema with 300 seats. And I guess it was about 700-800 people who came to watch the movie. We had to say no at the entrance to about half of them.
- After the screening we had a long Q&A. It was in French, which I don’t understand at all. But I comprehended through interpreter that it was positive, says Lyng.
Click on this link to read more about Robert Mitchum is dead. About 1/3 of it is shot in Norway and 2/3 in Poland. The movie was produced from four countries and it was 13 different nationalities represented at the set during the shooting in Norway.
The premiere date for Norway is not yet set.
- The premiere in Norway will be synchronized with the premiere in Paris. I think it will be late in the fall or early in the winter, says Lyng.