Renate Reinsve Shocked Fans in Horror Drama 'Handling the Undead'

For her leading role in The Worst Person in the World, Reinsve won the best actress prize at Cannes.

 In her feature film directorial debut, Handling The Undead, she is accompanied by Anders Danielsen Lie

The movie, which is now in production, is about three families dealing with pain and loss.

It is produced by Kristin Emblem & Guri Neby under their Einar Film label.

The setting for Handling the Undead is a hot summer day in Oslo, Norway, when a peculiar electric field around the city causes headaches for everyone in the neighborhood. 

The character-driven genre film explores feelings of loss and mortality as well as the struggle to accept things outside of our control.

Zentropa Sweden and Filmiki collaborated on the production of Handling the Undead. 

 The rights to the worldwide distribution are being represented by TrustNordisk. 

The U.S. and U.K. distribution agreement was negotiated by Jason Wald of Neon and Nick Shumaker of Anonymous Content, who was representing the filmmakers.