Under The Tree Named Best Feature At The Hamptons

The 25th Hamptons International Film Festival, which honours emerging directors from around the world, has named Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson's Under The Tree (Undir trénu) as Best Narrative Feature. Under The Tree follows Atli (Steinþór Hróar Steinþórsson) who is accused of adultery by Agnes (Lára Jóhanna Jónsdóttir) and forced to move in with his parents. While he fights for custody of his four-year-old daughter Ása, he is gradually sucked into a dispute between his parents and their neighbours over an old and

Heartbreak Hotel Sequel A Road Trip To Graceland

Aftonbladet reports that director Colin Nutley is set to reunite Helena Bergström and Maria Lundqvist in a road trip sequel to the 2006 dramedy Heartbreak Hotel, entitled Walking In Memphis. In Heartbreak Hotel, divorced Elisabeth and widowed Grudren, both over 40, meet when Elisabeth parks her car in a loading bay and is ticketed by Gudrun. But, as their friendship blossoms, outgoing gynaecologist Elisabeth guides shy parking attendant Gudrun through the dangerous waters of single life. Colin Nutley told Aftonbladet: "Over the years,

Lukas Moodysson Comedy Gösta Set For HBO Nordic

HBO Nordic has announced that its first Swedish original series will be Gösta, an eight-part comedy drama written and directed by Lukas Moodysson (Show Me Love), about a child psychologist who moves from the city to a small rural town. Gösta is a 28-year-old child psychologist who gets his first job at BUP in a small town in Småland. He moves from Stockholm and hires a cabin in the middle of the forest. He wants to be the world's kindest man

Bonus Family Begins Filming Season Three Next Year

SVT has announced that filming will begin in April 2018 for a third season of comedy drama Bonus Family (Bonusfamiljen), which averaged 1.3 million viewers when season one aired earlier this year. Bonus Family, created by Felix Herngren (The 100 Year-Old Man) along with his wife Clara and and his sister Moa, revolves around two families and the complications that arise in their attempt to form a new family dynamic following divorce, such as raising each others’ kids and coping with

Aqua’s Lene Nystrøm Stars In New Series Of Klovn

TV2 Danmark has announced that lead singer of Aqua, Lene Nystrøm, will star alongside Frank Hvam and Casper Christensen in the new ten-part series of Klovn (Klown) which started filming on Monday in Frederiksberg, Copenhagen. For six series and two films, Casper Christensen's wife has been played by Iben Hjejle (Dicte), but as the franchise returns to the small screen after an extended hiatus, the couple are now divorced and Lene Nystrøm will play Casper's new spouse. Lene Nystrøm told TV2: "I'm