Sara Hjort Ditlevsen Finds Love In Perfect Places

New romantic drama Perfect Places (Perfekte steder), which premieres 10th October on TV2 Zulu, follows Gustav Giese (Northwest) and Sara Hjort Ditlevsen (Rita) as an unlikely couple who fall in love while they are busy making other plans. Written and directed by stand-up comedian Mikael Wulff, the eight-part series follows the unlikely relationship that develops between Tobias (Gustav Giese) and Rose (Sara Hjort Ditlevsen) when they meet one summer's day in Copenhagen. Tobias, 26, is a suit with a plan and a

Pordenone Explores Golden Age Of Swedish Cinema

The 36th Pordenone Silent Film Festival (Le Giorante Del Cinema Muto) will present a retrospective of the Golden Age of Swedish cinema and its influence on other Nordic countries. The Golden Age of Swedish cinema began in 1917 with the success of Victor Sjöström’s A Man There Was (Terje Vigen), based on the poem by Henrik Ibsen. This led to further Swedish films with artistic ambitions based on acclaimed literary works set in rural Scandinavia, and provided inspiration to film makers

Mammon Nominated For International Emmy Award

Season two of Norwegian thriller Mammon has been nominated for Best Drama at the 45th International Emmy Awards. It will compete against Justiça from Brazil, Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit from Japan, and Wanted from Australia. In Mammon, a well-known and controversial journalist is killed. Norway is in shock. Freedom of expression is under attack and the country fears that terror will strike again. As the story unfolds, the journalist’s wife (Laura Christensen) and Peter Vera (Jon Øigarden) try to unravel

Bakerman Confirmed For North American Premiere

David Noel Bourke's third independent feature, Bakerman, has been selected for the 3rd Nordic International Film Festival (12 -14 October) in New York, where it will receive its North American premiere. Jens (Mikkel Vadsholdt) has accepted far too much for too long. Being the shy night-owl he is, he keeps to himself, but the world will not let him be, and his quality begins to suffer. When a bunch of yobs smash Jens' car window, he takes one of them out. Intoxicated

Iceland Selects Under The Tree As Oscar Contender

The Icelandic Film and TV Academy has selected Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson's (Paris Of The North) third feature Under The Tree (Undir trénu) as its entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the 90th Academy Awards. 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