By MICHAEL GINGOLD
Dark Star Pictures announced the U.S. release date of the much-praised KOKO-DI KOKO-DA earlier this week, and now the distributor has unveiled its new promo material.
Written and directed by Johannes Nyholm, KOKO-DI KOKO-DA begins its Stateside play Friday, March 27 at New York City’s IFC Center, then opens at Manhattan’s Cinema Village April 3, Brooklyn’s Film Noir Cinema April 10 and Los Angeles’ Laemmle Glendale April 17, with more national playdates to follow. An award-winner at last year’s Fantasia International Film Festival, KOKO-DI KOKO-DA also played Sundance, Karlovy Vary, Fantastic Fest and others. Leif Edlund Johansson, Ylva Gallon, Peter Belli, Katarina Jacobson, Brandy Litmanen and Morad Khatchadorian star; the synopsis: “Elin [Gallon] and Tobias [Johansson] are a happily married couple who regularly vacation with their young daughter. The family is on a dreamy holiday when an innocuous case of food poisoning derails their plans and forever alters the course of their lives. Three years later, the once loving couple is on the road again to go camping, looking for one last chance to go back to the way things used to be. But what once was is lost, and our characters instead find themselves having to relive the same nightmarish events, as that day and the horrors it brings repeat themselves infinitely. Together, they must overcome their trauma, reconcile with their past and fight for their lives. Over, and over, and over again.”