Jo Nesbo’s Snowman Heading To Norway

It is no secret that an American adaptation of Jo Nesbø's bestseller The Snowman is in pre-production. However, whilst Stockholm has long been in the running, the recent announcement of tax breaks for film and TV in Norway has ensured that the Working Title's vision to shoot exterior scenes there will soon be realised. Former culture commissioner Hallstein Bjercke said in a statement: "I announce that the production of The Snowman will be located in Oslo. This is something that I

Sparrows And Rams Continue to Dominate Festivals

Sparrows, Rúnar Rúnarsson's feature, has continued its award winning run with Best Film in the 1-2 Competition at the Warsaw Film Festival. The jury awarded Sparrows the prize for its “masterfully and poetically crafted journey of an anti-hero, up to an unforgettable humanistic ending. The “1-2” in the award title refers to a film being either the first or second feature of a director. This coming of age drama won the Golden Shell award last month for Best Film at the

Elvira Madigan

OVERVIEW | CAST & CREW 1967 | 91 minutes | Biography, Drama, History Director: Bo Widerberg Written by: Bo Widerberg Stars: Pia Degermark, Thommy Berggren, Lennart Malmer, Cleo Jensen Hedvig Jensen is a famous ropewalker and is known to her public as Elvira Madigan. She meets Lieutenant Sixten Sparre, a Swedish officer who is married and has two children. They fall madly in love and he deserts the army and his family to run away with her. A friend from Sixten's regiment tries to persuade him

The Hunters | Jägarna

OVERVIEW | CAST & CREW 1996 | 113 minutes | Crime, Drama, Thriller Director: Kjell Sundvall Written by: Kjell Sundvall, Björn Carlström Stars: Rolf Lassgård, Lennart Jähkel, Jarmo Mäkinen, Tomas Norström After working for the Stockholm police for several years, Eric (Rolf Lassgård) returns to his home village to live with his younger brother Leif and work in the local police department. At first welcomed home with open arms, Erik soon forges a path of estrangement and destruction when he single-handedly sets about solving an on-going

Søren Malling Confirmed For Dicte Season 3

Søren Malling (The Killing, Borgen) and Stine Stengade (Edderkoppen) have been added to the cast of the Danish crime series Dicte Season 3, which is due to start filming on October 19. In this new 10 episode series journalist Dicte Svendsen (Iben Hjejle) travels from Aarhus to Lebanon and Syria to cover crime stories. The third season is written by Dorte W. Høgh and Ida Maria Rydén, and Kasper Gaardsøe will direct the first four episodes. The series is based on the