Swedish action thriller Red Dot is in development hailing from SF Studios and Netflix. The streamer announced the film at the Stockholm Filmfestival as one of several titles they’re involved in from the Nordic region.
Red Dot centers on David and pregnant wife Nadja who attempt to rekindle their romance with a hiking trip in the Swedish mountains up north. Following an earlier conflict, a red laser dot soon appears on their tent, forcing them to escape into the bitter, cold wilderness as they’re chased by hunters, and an unforgiving past.
Other titles include horror Norwegian horror Cadaver from Motion Blur Films, and writer/director Jerand Herdal and the streamers’ global acquisition of Ole Bornedal’s explosive World War II drama, Shadows In My Eyes, produced by Miso Film and launching exclusively on Netflix following a local theater release in Denmark from SF Studios
”We are very happy to be taking this exciting step in offering our members in the Nordics more local content, as well as bring more great content from the Nordic region to our global members.” said Lina Brouneus, Director of Licensing and Co-Productions Netflix Northern Europe. “These three films are all unique in their own way; strong genre films with engaging plotlines that are driven by talented creatives. Together they form a strong package of different genres which will showcase the versatility and high quality of Nordic movies.”