A Happy Day For Olli Mäki At The 2017 Jussi Awards

At the 2017 Jussi Awards held in Helsinki on Friday, it was almost a clean sweep for boxing drama The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki, which has picked up several international awards since its launch, including Un Certain Regard at Cannes. In the summer of 1962, Olli Mäki had a shot at the world featherweight boxing title. From the Finnish countryside to the bright lights of Helsinki, everything had been prepared for his fame and fortune. All Olli

The Last Men in Aleppo Wins At 14th CPH:DOX Festival

During a ceremony held at the Kunsthal Charlottenborg in Copenhagen on Friday, awards were presented to some of the world's finest film makers at the 14th CPH:DOX documentary film festival. The winners are as follows: DOX:AWARD. The Last Men in Aleppo by Feras Fayyad, co-directed by Steen Johannessen. The main Competition DOX:AWARD brings together the best international documentaries. The Last Men in Aleppo is a portrait of three reluctant heroes working to save the civilians of Aleppo in the middle of a

Lisbeth Salander To Be Recast For The Spider’s Web

At the launch of the latest book in the Millennium series at the London Book Fair, Milleniun V by David Lagercrantz, Sony announced that principal photography for The Girl in the Spider’s Web is set for September, with a theatrical release slated for October 5th 2018. Although two Hollywood sequels were originally planned for the 2011 adaptation of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, based on Stieg Larsson’s Millenium trilogy, they have been dropped in favour of a lower budget David

Trine Dyrholm Breaks Record At The 70th Bodil Awards

On Saturday night, the 70th Bodil Awards celebrated Danish film at the Royal Danish Academy of Music Concert Hall in Frederiksberg, in a ceremony hosted by Mille Lehfeldt, Laus Høybye and Jakob Fauerby. Whilst Rasmus Heisterberg beat stiff competition from Kollektivet, Forældre, Shelley and The Neon Demon to win Best Danish Film for his debut feature I blodet, Trine Dyrholm was the real story of the night with her award for Best Actress in Thomas Vinterberg's Kollektivet. After extending her record-breaking collection

Filming Begins On Börkur Sigþórsson Debut Feature

Börkur Sigþórsson (Trapped) has begun filming in and around Reykjavik for his debut feature, Mules, produced by Agnes Johansen and Baltasar Kormákur. In Mules, a corporate lawyer who has been embezzling his clients enlists the help of his ex-con brother to fix his financial situation by smuggling cocaine into Iceland. But when the drug mule gets sick upon her arrival and is unable to pass the drugs, the brothers are faced with the dilemma of how to salvage the deal. Gisli Örn