• TrustNordisk picks up CONGO

    Nordic sales agency TrustNordisk has announced it is handling sales for the new Norwegian film, Congo. The film is based on a true story. In Spring 2009, two Norwegian citizens Joshua French and Tjostolv Moland crossed the border into Eastern Congo. The news of the death of their driver spreads, and the two Norwegian men are

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  • New Scandi WWII drama launched at Cannes

    A new World War II drama is coming from Scandinavia (see: Land of Mine, The King’s Choice) and has been announced at the Cannes Film Festival. Titled The Bird Catcher, the story centres on a Jewish girl who struggles to survive in Nazi-occupied Norway by masquerading as a male farmland in Sweden. The screenplay is written by newcomer

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  • French director Mia Hansen-Love to make film after finding inspiration from Bergman Island

    The French director Mia Hansen-Love is set to make her first English-language feature after being inspired by Ingmar Bergman. Titled Bergman Island, Hansen-Love found inspiration after travelling to the island of Fårö in Sweden, which is the home of Ingmar Bergman. She then wrote the script for the film, which draws its name from Marie Nyreröd‘s documentary of

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  • Mikkel Boe Følsgaard to have role in new British film

    The Danish actor Mikkel Boe Følsgaard has landed a role in the new feature film Hamlet Revenant, which will be directed by Ken McMullen. Folsgaard is known for his work in The Legacy, A Royal Affair and Land of Mine, among others. The story is about a character caught amidst treasonous political upheavals, family crisis, sexual tensions and ambiguous friendships: a vortex of

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