Israeli Artist Accuses The Legacy Of Plagiarism

Politiken reports that Israeli artist Ori Gersht has accused Danish drama The Legacy (Arvingerne) of plagiarising his work. Whilst he does not intend to mount a legal challenge, Ori Gersht believes that the opening sequence to hit DR drama The Legacy, where a vase of flowers explodes in slow motion, is a copy of his piece Big Bang from 2006. He says: "I know that there is always a cultural exchange, and it's OK that people are influenced by each other. But

The Legacy Cast Star In Jørgen Hansen Boxing Biopic

Filming is set to begin on Mikkel Serup's boxing biopic, Den Bedste Man (The Best Man), about legendary Danish boxer Jørgen "Gamle" Hansen, who was European Welterweight Champion nine times in the 1970s. It will star Mikkel Følsgaard (The Legacy), Lene Maria Christensen (The Legacy), and Søren Malling (The Killing). Den Bedste Man begins in the late 70s, when most people have written off Jørgen "Gamle" Hansen (Mikkel Følsgaard). He is afraid to go into the ring, his body is worn,

Nominations Revealed For The 2018 Robert Awards

The Danish Film Academy has revealed its nominations for this year’s Robert Awards (Robertprisen), which honours those who are deemed to have made an outstanding contribution to the Danish film and TV industry. Winners will be announced during an awards ceremony which will be held on Sunday 4th February 2017 at the Tivoli Hotel & Congress Centre in Copenhagen. Last year’s winners can be found here. BEST DANISH FILM The Incredible Story Of The Giant Pear / Philip Einstein Lipski, Amalie Næsby Fick

Pros And Cons For Viaplay’s First Danish Original

MTG's Nordic streaming service Viaplay has announced that its first Danish original will be ten-part drama Pros And Cons (Friheden), starring Lars Ranthe (The Commune) and Lene Maria Christensen (The Legacy). Erik (Ranthe) and Nina (Christensen) live a quiet family life in the suburbs of Copenhagen while trying to conceal their dramatic past as Denmark's most notorious con artists. But they soon find themselves juggling parental meetings and mortgages with their biggest con so far. Head of Program Development for MTG, Jakob

Naval Drama Finding Home Begins Filming In Funen

Filming has begun in Funen on four-part TV2 naval drama Finding Home (Håbet), directed by Christian E. Christiansen. Set in 1899, Marie (Anine Lindvig) lives in an orphanage with her two little siblings, Karl and Sofie. Their father has not been home from sea in three years, and everyone but Marie believes him to be dead. She sneaks down to the harbour with an old, worn photo of her father in hopes of finding someone or something that can lead her