Porsche 911 From The Bridge For Charity Auction

The 1977 olive green Porsche 911S driven by Saga Norén (Sofia Helin) in The Bridge will be sold during a charity auction at the Goodwood Festival Of Speed in the UK on 13th July. The auction guide price for this iconic piece of motoring and TV history stands at £20-30K, and the proceeds will be donated to WaterAid - a charity which counts Sofia Helin among its patrons. Sofia Helin said in a statement: "Saga’s Porsche is not only a big part

Trine Dyrholm To Thrill As Queen Of Hearts

Trine Dyrholm (The Legacy) and Magnus Krepper (Liberty) have just completed filming for Queen Of Hearts (Dronningen), directed by May el-Toukhy, in a tale of human desire and the power of lies. Anne (Trine Dyrholm) is successful and uncompromising in her work as a lawyer and happily married to doctor Peter (Magnus Krepper) with whom she has two daughters. But when she seduces his 17-year-old son Gustav (Gustav Lindh), everything is thrown into jeopardy. It's a story of falling from grace about

Nordic Noir Goes Kiwi In Straight Forward Caper

Nordic noir meets off-beat antipodean humour in Viaplay's new eight-part drama Straight Forward, set in Copenhagen and New Zealand, about a Danish woman’s attempts to leave her criminal past behind her by moving to a small New Zealand town. Silvia Petersen (Cecilie Stenspil) is a fraudster with a conscience - she only cheats those who deserve it. But when she gets mixed up with one of Denmark's most notorious criminals things get dangerous. Silvia will have to leave her mother and

Cannes Ends Seven Year Ban For Lars von Trier

It has been announced that Lars von Trier's serial killer thriller, The House That Jack Built, will screen out of competition at the Cannes Film Festival (8 - 19 May), thus bringing to an end a seven-year ban for the controversial director, during which he was declared Persona Non Grata by the organisers. At the press conference for Melancholia, which premiered at Cannes in 2011, von Trier said: "I thought I was a Jew for a long time and was very

Cannes Festival Invites Supernatural Border

Danish director Ali Abbasi, whose debut feature Shelley was nominated at both the Bodil and Robert Awards this year, will compete in the Un Certain Regard sidebar of the 71st Cannes Film Festival (8 - 19 May) with his supernatural love story Border (Gräns), based on the novel by John Ajvide Lindqvist (Let the Right One In). A border guard (Eva Melander) with a sixth sense for identifying smugglers develops a strange attraction to a suspect (Eero Milonoff) who is the