Teenage Jesus Sets Collision Course For 2019

Filming has begun for Marie Grahtø’s female-led debut feature Teenage Jesus, a continuation of her 2014 graduation film Teenland, made whilst at the Super16 independent film school in Copenhagen. Set on a psychiatric ward, Teenage Jesus follows Viktoria (Lisa Carlehed), a young, determined psychologist who agrees to treat violent and suicidal patient Jenny (Victoria Carmen Sonne). From that moment on their lives are set on a collision course. The two women begin to form a complicated and intimate bond and, through

Susanne Bier Elected As Academy Governor

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that Susanne Bier (After The Wedding) has been elected as one of the governors of its Directors Branch. The Board of Governors consists of 54 members who oversee the Academy, its strategy and the Oscars, with 17 branches each represented by three governors who may serve up to three consecutive three-year terms. Susanne Bier joins Steven Spielberg (Ready Player One) and Kimberly Peirce (Boys Don't Cry), having won the seat vacated

The Guilty Sells Worldwide Ahead Of Danish Premiere

Gustav Möller's debut feature The Guilty (Den skyldige), a psychological thriller set in real time at an emergency call centre, has been sold to 90 countries ahead of its Danish premiere on 14th June. When police officer Asger Holm (Jakob Cedergren) is demoted to desk work, he expects a sleepy shift as an emergency dispatcher. But that all changes when he answers a distressed call from a kidnapped woman who abruptly disconnects. Asger, confined to the police station, is forced to use

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