REinvent International Sales has closed large territory sales on “UFO Sweden”, a science fiction film adventure from Crazy Pictures, a Swedish film collective whose previous credits include the 2018 successful film “The Unthinkable”.
Described as a mix of “X-Files” and “Stranger Things”, “UFO Sweden” takes place in a small town and follows a teenage rebel placed in a foster home, who suspects that her father is not dead, but has been kidnapped by UFOs: n. With the help of a UFO association, she is determined to find out the truth. REinvent International Sales has sold “UFO Sweden” to Germany (Telepool), Spain (A Contracorriente Films) and Hungary (Vertigo). Other deals are discussed.
Crazy Pictures got the idea for the film after learning about UFO-Sweden, which investigates mysterious phenomena and manages the world’s largest UFO archive, Archives for the Unexplained in Norrköping, Sweden.
“UFO Sweden” recorded in Norrköping, Sweden, in September. SF Studios previously distributed Crazy Pictures’ “The Unthinkable”, which was sold to over 100 countries and was a local hit. SVT and Film i Väst also co-produce “UFO Sweden”.
REinvent’s Cannes painting includes Alex Herron’s Norwegian-American horror film “Leave” which has been sold to over 20 countries worldwide; and Sanna Lenken’s “Comedy Queen”, based on Jenny Jägerfeld’s acclaimed novel of the same name which was sold to the Benelux (In the Air), France (Les Films Du Preau), Spain (Yoda Films), Poland (Vivarto), Hungary (ADS) . Service), Lithuania (Scanorama) and the former Yugoslavia (Fivia). In “Leave” play Alicia von Rittberg, Ellen Dorrit Petersen and Herman Tømmeraas. The film was produced by Tommy Wirkola, Ilana Pinker and Dave Spilde.