Norwegian Folk Horror ‘Lake Of Death’ Snagged By Shudder (First Look

September 5, 2019

Written by Kelli Marchman McNeely

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TrustNordisk’s psychological Norwegian horror film Lake of Death has been nabbed by Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streaming service, for six territories, including the U.S., U.K., Canada, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand, Variety reports.


The folk horror film whose first images we have today is an adaptation of André Bjerke’s classic 1942 Norwegian novel “Lake of the Dead”, is from  Nini Bull Robsahm (Manhunt, Amnesia).


Lake of Death follows a small group of friends who a battle to survive in the middle of the forests and fjords of Norway. The story is based on Norwegian legend thought to be innocent folklore. It stars Iben Akerlie, Jacob Andersen Schoyen, Jonathan Harboe, and Sophia Lie.


Thomas Robsahm and Fredrik Pryser for Canopy Film produced in association with Pryserfilm, with support from the Norwegian Film Institute.




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