Nine Robert Awards For Dominant Winter Brothers

During a gala ceremony hosted by Paprika Steen (Below The Surface) at the Tivoli Hotel & Congress Centre in Copenhagen on Sunday, the Danish Film Academy revealed the winners of this year's Robert Awards (Robertprisen). Winter Brothers (Vinterbrødre), which won awards at the CPH PIX and Locarno film festivals last year, swept the board with nine wins, including Best Film, Best Director for Hlynur Pálmason, Best Actor for Elliott Crosset Hove, and Best Supporting Actress for Victoria Carmen Sonne. The film follows

Ole Thestrup Obituary

Danish actor Ole Thestrup (Borgen) passed away at home during the early hours of this morning surrounded by his family. He was 69 years old. The award-winning stage and screen actor, perhaps best known overseas as Svend Åge Saltum in Borgen and as Julius Andersen in Badehotellet, was diagnosed with an aggressive form of lung cancer in spring 2017. Last month he wrote on Facebook: "Dear everyone, colleagues and friends and family, I am closing my Facebook profile tonight, not because I'm

Ride Upon The Storm Wins TV Drama Writing Prize

Adam Price, creator of Borgen and Ride Upon the Storm (Herrens veje), was awarded the Nordisk Film & TV Fond Prize and SEK 200,000 during the TV Drama Vision conference at the Göteborg Film Festival on Wednesday. The Nordisk Film & TV Fond Prize recognises outstanding writing in television drama and is decided between five regional contenders. This year the nominees were: Ride Upon The Storm from Denmark, Deadwind from Finland, Stella Blómkvist from Iceland, Borderliner from Norway and The Lawyer

Netflix Unveils Trailer For Danish Original The Rain

Netflix has released a teaser trailer for its first Danish original series The Rain, starring Iben Hjejle (Dicte) and Mikkel Boe Følsgaard (The Legacy), which premieres this Spring. The Rain is created by Jannik Tai Mosholt (Borgen), Esben Toft Jacobsen (The Great Bear) and Christian Potalivo (Dicte), and is set in a post apocalyptic Copenhagen six years after a brutal biological catastrophe wiped out most of Scandinavia's human population. Two young Danish siblings embark on a search for safety. Guided only by

Denmark & Iceland Honoured At Sundance

After 10 days and 123 feature films, the 2018 Sundance Film Festival drew to a close on Saturday, awarding Denmark's The Guilty (Den skyldige) and Iceland's And Breathe Normally (Andið eðlilega) major honours at the closing ceremony. The World Cinema Dramatic Audience Award was presented to The Guilty, directed by Gustav Möller and co-written with Emil Nygaard Albertsen, which unfolds as a crime thriller taking place in real time in a local emergency call centre. Gustav Möller, said: "This was our first