Debut Charmøren Wins At Nordic Film Days Lübeck

Milad Alami was awarded the NDR Film Prize and 12,500 Euro for his feature debut, The Charmer (Charmøren), at the 59th Nordic Film Days Lübeck on Saturday. The Charmer, which won at San Sebastian last month, is an intense psychological drama about a young Iranian man who is desperately trying to meet women who can secure his stay in Denmark. However, as time runs out, he falls in love and his past catches up with him. Meanwhile, the Audience Prize went to

Beyond Dreams To Open Nordic Film Days Lübeck

The German premiere of Rojda Sekersöz' debut feature Beyond Dreams (Dröm vidare) will open the 59th edition of Nordic Film Days Lübeck (1 – 5 November) at the CineStar Filmpalast Stadthalle. Fresh from prison, Mirja (Evin Ahmad) can't wait to leave her dreary life in Stockholm and head to Montevideo with her girlfriends. They’ve bought their bikinis and plan a robbery to get the rest of the money they need for plane tickets. But Mirja's chain-smoking mother is unemployed and very ill,

Nordic Film Days Lübeck Looks Through Foreign Eyes

Nordic Film Days Lübeck has revealed that for its 59th edition (1 - 5 November) there will be a retrospective looking Through Foreign Eyes, which includes the German premiere of Citizen Schein. For last year’s retrospective, Scandinavians travelled to foreign lands, but this year the focus is on those who have moved to the Nordic countries, and how second and third generation immigrants have used their experiences to explore migration and integration on film. In keeping with that theme, Nordic Film Days

Peter Haber Hints At How Martin Beck Will Return

In the podcast Nemo Meets A Friend, Peter Haber has teased that, whilst Martin Beck will return to the Beck franchise, his role will differ markedly from previous films. After last year’s Beck: The Last Day the future of the franchise seemed uncertain as Beck considered retirement. However, it has since been announced that four new Beck films are to be made, and filming has already begun. Peter Haber told Nemo: "It starts with him (Beck) at a spa with his daughter,

Casting Call Reveals Plot Details For New Beck Film

It was recently reported that four new Beck films are to be made, which will premiere on C More in 2018. Now production has begun, plot details have emerged regarding one of them. Statist has posted a casting call for Beck, seeking extras who are "colourful and festive". The advert reads: "We're filming the thrilling conclusion to one of our new Beck films. For this we need lots of fun people who like to dance and act. We want to have lots