The Swedish Director’s Drama Shoot in Thailand, Sweden And Philippine

The Swedish director, Lukas Moodysson who directed the $10 million production of upcoming drama “Mammoth”, begins shooting in November in Thailand, Sweden, Philippines, and New York.
The picture is co-produced by Stockholm-based Memfis Film, Lars von Trier and Peter Aalbaek Jensen’s Zentropa Entertainment in Copenhagen and the new Zentropa Intl. Berlin, headed by former X Filme producer Maria Koepf.
The project has won the backing of a hodgepodge of financiers, including Sweden’s Film i Vast, Swedish Television, the Swedish Film Institute, TV2 Denmark, the Danish Film Institute, the German Federal Filmboard, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, the Nordic Film & TV Fund and Eurimages.
Gael Garcia Bernal, who will next appear in Hector Babenco’s Argentine drama “El Pasado” and Fernando Meirelle’s “Blindness” with Julianne Moore, has agreed to star in the drama.”Bernal is one of the most exciting young actors working today,” said Moodysson. “He was my dream choice.”

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