Transcending Tribeca: Magnus Martens of Jackpot
Tasha Robinson recently visited 2012’s Tribeca Film Festival, which runs in Manhattan from April 19-29. The majority of films screening at Tribeca are independently produced, premièring at Tribeca, and seeking the distribution deals that could bring ...
Tribeca Interview: Jackpot Writer-Director Magnus Martens
Magnus Martens’ producer may not have like his crime comedy very much, but he did like something Jo Nesbø wrote and so the core concept for Jackpot landed in Martens’ hands. The action comedy focuses on an innocent factory owner named Oscar (Kyrre ...
ArtsBeat: Tribeca Film Festival
Plenty of other films on Tribeca’s schedule that I haven’t yet seen might make my twisted hall of fame. “Jackpot,” which apparently involves body parts and a lottery prize, seems promising. “Deadfall” has a bag of cash, a blizzard and Sissy Spacek.
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