Jonas Alexander Arnby’s Suicide Tourist (Selvmordsturisten) starring Nikolaj Coster-Waldau alongside Tuva Novotny opened the new festival program WEEKEND at CPH PIX on November 12. The opening also marked the movie’s domestic premiere.
Suicide Tourist follows Max, an insurance investigator, who is looking into a man’s disappearance. The trail leads him to a uniquely secretive hotel that offers its guests elaborate assistance in fulfilling their fantasy suicides. Caught in his own existential crisis, Max starts questioning his own perception of reality and wonders if death is the only way out of the hotel.
The cast also features Vibeke Hastrup, Solbjørg Højfeldt and Sonja Richter. Rasmus Birch has written the screenplay for the film produced by Snowglobe. Suicide Tourist can be seen in Danish cinemas from November 21. Watch the official trailer here.