Nobel And Midnight Sun To Premiere At Séries Mania

Upcoming dramas Nobel (NRK) and Midnight Sun (SVT) have been selected for the World Premières Competition at the 7th Séries Mania in Paris (April 15-24) and will face a jury led by The Sopranos creator and showrunner David Chase. This year, Séries Mania is introducing a World Premières Competition where eight ambitious dramas will be presented as either exclusives or having been broadcast only in their country of origin. Argentina, Australia, Belgium, France, Israel, Norway, Sweden and the United Kingdom have

Maria Wern – Season 1

NEWS | SEASON 1 | SEASON 2 | SEASON 3 | SEASON 4 1. Fatal Contamination As the bird flu pandemic reaches Gotland Island, panic spreads among the inhabitants who are frantic for an elusive cure. In the desperation that rises, the hunt for scapegoats begins, and extremist and anti-immigrant groups gain ground. Meanwhile, nurse Sandra Hägg makes a gruesome discovery at the health clinic where she works — a discovery that will cost her life. Soon Detective Inspector Maria Wern is

The Most Forbidden | Det Mest Förbjudna – Season 1

NEWS | SEASON 1 1. Kerstin Thorvall lives an idyllic and loving suburban life. She is married to a decent man, has three children and is a talented fashion illustrator. The Most Forbidden is loosely based on the novel of the same name about a woman who will not conform and escapes into her work... and to eroticism. But she must also fight against mental illness and the consequences this has for her children. 2. Kerstin's writing career takes off and she becomes one

Aki Kaurismäki To Receive Golden Coach At Cannes

La Société des Réalisateurs de Films (SRF) has selected Finnish screenwriter and director Aki Kaurismäki to receive the Carrosse d'Or, or Golden Coach, at this year's Cannes Film Festival. Since 2002, SRF has paid tribute to one of its peers, selected for the innovative nature of their films, and their uncompromising staging and production. It will be awarded during the opening ceremony of the 48th Directors' Fortnight, which runs 12-22 May 2016 as part of the 69th Cannes Film Festival. Kaurismäki has

Script Not Ready For Sequel To Hundred Year Old Man

As previously reported, Felix Herngren’s Oscar nominated Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed Out The Window And Disappeared is set for a sequel to begin shooting in the summer. However, the script is still incomplete and an ending has yet to be decided. Robert Gustafsson, who plays the hundred year old Allan Karlsson, said to Expressen: "We'll see what track we go down, what turns the story takes... It's still open." The 100 Year Old Man 2, written by Hans Ingemansson, is