Pacific Northwest Pictures

Pacific Northwest Pictures has acquired Canadian rights to Thomas Vinterberg’s The Commune. The Danish film, which premiered in competition at the Berlin Film Festival, follows a family who set up a commune in Copenhagen. The Vancouver-based boutique distributor will release the film theatrically across Canada in May, starting with an exclusive engagement at the TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto beginning May 19. The deal was negotiated by PNP’s Emily Alden and TrustNordisk’s Susan Wendt.

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