ANNECY– Scandi sales outfit Level K has closed a first round of deals on Bille August’s “Silent Heart” (working title) following Cannes Film Market, where the outfit presented a promo.

The intimate drama, which marks August’s follow up to Jeremy Irons starrer “Night Train To Lisbon,” has been acquired by  Benelux (Wildbunch), Taiwan (Atom), Hungary (Cirko) and Australia (Madman)

Starring Paprika Steen (“The Celebration”), Pilou Asbæk (“A Highjacking”) and up-and-comer Danica Curcic, “Silent Heart” turns on a  family who gathers for one last weekend with the family’s ailing matriarch, who will take her own life when the weekend is over.

Now in post, pic is produced by Jesper Morthorst for SF Film Production and is backed by The Danish Film Institute, SF Film A/S, TV2 Danmark and FilmFyn.

SF Film A/S will release the film in Scandinavia in late 2014 or early 2015.