Sundance Film Festival has selected the upcoming drama “Homesick“ directed by Anne Sewitsky. The film will celebrate its international premiere at the festival which runs from January 22nd to February 1st 2015.
Starring the remarkable up-and-coming Ine Marie Wilmann and Swedish actor Simon J. Berger (“Call Girl,’ “2012“), “Homesick” tells the story of 27-year old
Charlotte who is longing for strong family bonds and acceptance and therefore decides to reach out for her half-brother with whom she has never met. It’s an unusual family drama about seeking a family, and breaking every rule to be one.
The selection of “Homesick” marks Sewitsky’s return to the Sundance Film Festival.Her debut feature “Happy, Happy“ was selected for Sundance Film Festival in 2011 and took home the Grand Jury Prize – World Cinema Dramatic along with a number of other international awards at numerous festivals that year. “Happy, Happy” also became the Norwegian Official entry for the Academy
Awards® for Best Foreign Language Film in 2011 and was sold to more than 50 countries through TrustNordisk.”Homesick” is Anne Sewitsky’s third feature film.
“Homesick” is produced by Synnøve Hørsdal and Åshild Ramborg for Maipo Film AS. Nordic distribution through Nordisk Film. Domestic release is set for March 27th 2015. TrustNordisk handles international sales.