CANNES: TrustNordisk Nabs Baran bo Odar’s ‘WHOAMI’

CANNES: TrustNordisk Nabs Baran bo Odar’s

CANNES– Scandi giant TrustNordisk has picked up international sales rights to Baran bo Odar’s hacker-thriller “WHOAMI”

TrustNordisk will be unveiling in Cannes an early sneak peek of the pic which is now in post.

Cast is toplined by Tom Schilling (“Suite Francaise”), Elyas M’Barek (“The Physician”) and Danish actress Trine Dyrholm (“Someone You Love”).

Pic turns on Benjamin, an outsider who forms a subversive hacker group known as CLAY becoming very popular and suddenly gets investigated by German Secret Service and Europol.

Baran bo Odar’s feature debut “The Silence” played at Palm Springs. Odar also made it into Variety´s 10 directors to watch list in 2011.

“WOAMI” is produced by Quirin Berg and Max Wiedemann for Wiedemann and Berg Film, the team behind “The Lives of Others.” Justyna Muesch is exec producing. Seven Pictures and Deutsche Columbia Pictures and co-producing. Sony Pictures Releasing will distribute in German Speaking territories on Oct. 2.

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