The suspense thriller Cutterhead directed by newcomer Rasmus Kloster Bro, was sold to Filmin (Portugal), Jushi Films (China) and New Select (Japan).

The story follows Rie, a female PR-coordinator visiting a tunnel boring machine to portray the well-oiled European cooperation in the Copenhagen Metro construction. When an accident occurs, she is unable to escape and takes refuge in an airlock with Croatian miner Ivo and Bharan, a worker from Eritrea. They put their lives and bodies in each other's hands to survive the heat, pressure and mud. In the title roles are Christine Sønderris, Samson Semere and Krešimir Mikić.

The film was produced by produced by Amalie Lyngbo Quist for Beo Starling, with support from the Danish Film Institute’s New Danish Screen.

Following its world premiere at the Neuchâtel Fantasy Film Festival in July and will next screen in competition at CPH:PIX (September 29-October 10) where it will vie for the New Talent Grand Pix, alongside 10 other entries including Tuva Novotny’s Blind Spot and Isabelle Eklöf’s Holiday. 

Cutterhead will then have its Asian premiere at Busan’s Flash forward section dedicated to non-Asian filmmakers who take inventive approaches to filmmaking. 

Beo Starling’s upcoming genre film is Marie Grahtø’s Teenage Jesus set in a psychiatric ward.