• RAMS to be remade in Australia

    The Cannes-award winning Icelandic film Rams has been picked up by WestEnd Films to have its English-language remake in Australia. The remake will be adapted by Australian screenwriter Jules Duncan and will shoot in Western Australia. The original film is about two long-estranged brothers in a remote Icelandic valley who must reconcile in order to save

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  • Festival: The Sydney Film Festival

    Denmark Big Time Directed by Kaspar Astrup Schröder As a kid, Ingels considered the flat roof on his parents’ house to be a waste of space – with considerable potential. His attitude to urban design was clearly in place from the start. Ingels’s projects in his homeland (VM Houses, Mountain Dwellings and 8 House) gained him

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  • TOM OF FINLAND Sold to Major Territories Around the World

    The new Finnish film Tom of Finland has been sold to several countries around the world, Variety Reports. Peccadillo Pictures has picked up the film for a United Kingdom release, and film has also been sold to Australia (Palace Films), Spain (Festival Films), France (Rezo Films), Germany (Pandastorm), Scandinavia (Non Stop), Portugal (Cinemundo), Taiwan (Cineplex), Baltics (Estin Films),

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  • ‘Blue Eyes’ starts on SBS

    The Swedish political Blue Eyes (Blå ögo) is premiering on Australian channel SBS from today. The series starts when waitress Elin Hammar (Louise Peterhoff) is recruited as a chief of staff by Minister of Justice Gunnar Elvestad (Sven Nordin) following the mysterious death of her predecessor, while Sofia Nilsson (Karin Franz Korlof) turns destructive after her mother

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  • ‘Sami Blood’ sells in Berlin

    The Dragon Award-winning Swedish film Sami Blood has been sold by LevelK at the Berlin Film Festival. The film, which is currently screening in the NATIVe section, has been acquired by Switzerland (Xenix), Poland (ITINeovision/Ale Kino+), Australia/New Zealand (Palace Films) and Russia (Maywin). Sami Blood had its premiere at the Venice Film Festival where it won

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  • Nordic films at the Screenwave International Film Festival 4th – 28th January 2017

    Festival name: Screenwave International Film Festival Where? Coffs Harbour, Australia When? 4th – 28th January 2017 Website: http://screenwave.com.au/swiff/ Films screening: Denmark A War (Krigen) Directed by Tobias Lindholm With an Academy Award nomination for Best Foreign Language Film, A War finds writer/director Tobias Lindholm (A Hijacking) once again pondering good men under duress, this time intricately grappling with the question

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