Under The Tree Selected For Toronto Film Festival

Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson's (Paris Of The North) new movie Under The Tree (Undir trénu) has been selected for the Contemporary World Cinema section of the Toronto International Film Festival (7 - 17 September), following its premiere at the Venice Film Festival (30 August – 9 September). 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

First Trailer Released For The Bridge Season Four

The first official trailer has been released for the fourth and final season of The Bridge, which shows Henrik Sabroe (Thure Lindhardt) continuing the search for his family. Series writer and creator, Hans Rosenfeldt, told Aftonbladet last August: "I’m not going to say much… but we must take care of the story of Henry’s daughters that he and Saga (Sofia Helin) went looking for – we need to finish that story. Otherwise it would just be another case involving Denmark and

The Nominees Are Revealed For Kristallen Gala 2017

The nominees have been announced for this year's Kristallen Gala, which serves to reward innovative thinking, originality and craftmanship in Swedish television. The awards ceremony will take place in Stockholm on 1st September 2017, and it will be hosted by journalist Kattis Ahlström. Nineteen statues will be handed out during the ceremony, of which thirteen will be decided by a jury, four by the audience, and Kristallen will award a Honorary Prize and the new Special Award. However, there are just

Aqua’s Lene Nystrøm Stars In New Series Of Klovn

TV2 Danmark has announced that lead singer of Aqua, Lene Nystrøm, will star alongside Frank Hvam and Casper Christensen in the new ten-part series of Klovn (Klown) which started filming on Monday in Frederiksberg, Copenhagen. For six series and two films, Casper Christensen's wife has been played by Iben Hjejle (Dicte), but as the franchise returns to the small screen after an extended hiatus, the couple are now divorced and Lene Nystrøm will play Casper's new spouse. Lene Nystrøm told TV2: "I'm

Skam Awarded Peer Gynt Prize By Prime Minister

Hit Norwegian youth drama Skam (Shame), which follows the everyday lives of a group of High School students in Oslo, has been awarded the Peer Gynt Prize for exercising social responsibility and showing Norway in a positive light abroad. The prize, which is voted for by politicians at The Storting, was presented to series writer Julie Andem and producer Marianne Furevold-Bolandby by Prime Minister Erna Solberg at the Peer Gynt Festival in Gudbrandsdalen yesterday. Head of the Peer Gynt Foundation, Rune Støstad,