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
Denmark Small Town Killers Directed by Ole Bornedal Starring Nicolas Bro, Ulrich Thomsen, Mia Lyhne Ib and Edward are tired of their lifeless marriages and dream of living the good life from the stash of money they’ve earned moonlighting for years. After a huge fight with their wives, the two men get drunk and hire a Russian
Three companies have signed up to support two new English-language Finnish television series, nordicfilmandtvnews.com reports. The trifector of television support includes the Nordic streaming service Viaplay, the Icelandic production company Sagafilm and the Finnish investor IPR.VC. Together they are on board for Cold Courage and S.O.S (Sands of Sarasvati). The two series have quite a lot in common; namely
The Nordisk Film & TV Fond has announced its production support funding for April, with Battle, the first Scandinavian dance movie, top of the list. Battle, which received 1.7 million NOK, tells the story of Amalie, who is forced to move to a tough neighbourhood, but she desperately tries to hold onto her former privileged life.
Festival Website Denmark The Man (Mesteren) Directed by Charlotte Sieling Starring Søren Malling, Jakob Oftebro, Ane Dahl Torp, Sus Wilkins World-famous artist Simon is the king of the Danish art scene, but his confidence is shaken when long-lost son Caspar reappears and begins to eclipse his father in Charlotte Sieling’s stylish and heartfelt story of learning to look
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Hobbyhorsing is a new trend that is taking off in Finland and Sweden. Made up of a stick and plush horse’s head, the hobbyhorse has become the centre of a subculture where young women and girls play with the toys, design them, enter competitions, attend specialised training camps and discuss their culture in online communities.
The second season of the Finnish crime series Bordertown will shoot this Autumn, nordicfilmandtvnews.com reports. The series, which follows inspector Kari Sorjonen, will shoot from the 8th of August until the 7th of November in Lappeenranta, Helsinki and Estonia. In the second season, Sorjonen (who is played by Ville Virtanen), will try to solve five new cases. The quirk
The sixth edition of the Nordic Film Fest will be held in Rome, Italy, from tomorrow. The main theme of the festival is journeys. The Nordic Film Fest was created with the aim of promoting the films and cultures of the Nordic countries and is organised by the four Nordic embassies present in Italy in