Danish director Susanne Bier set to direct English film

MUMBAI: Danish filmmaker Susanne Bier is in talking to producers Anonymous Content to direct an English-language romantic comedy Which Brings Me To You.

The film based on a novel written by Julianna Baggott and Steve Almond centres on a single man and a woman who meet at a wedding and begin a relationship in which they write letters describing past romances and mis-steps. Published in 2006, the book earned strong reviews as a clever look at modern romance. 

Incidentally, Bier made a name for herself with the Danish-language melodrama After The Wedding that was nominated for a foreign-language Oscar in 2007 and went on to helm the Benicio del Toro-starring recovery tale Things We Lost In The Fire for Paramount.

She also co-wrote and directed the Danish language film Brothers, a war-themed drama that is being remade for Lionsgate with Jim Sheridan directing and starring Natalie Portman.

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