Danish helmer Kristian Levring’s “Fear Me Not” has been picked up for U.S. distribution by IFC after its screening in the Contemporary World Cinema section at Toronto.
Pic, which is produced by Zentropa, was written by Levring and Anders Thomas Jensen and stars Paprika Steen, Ulrich Thomsen and Stine Stengade. The story centers on a man who volunteers as a guinea pig for a new antidepressant drug.
The sale was handled by TrustNordisk. After Toronto, pic goes to Spain’s San Sebastian Film Festival, which opens Sept. 18.