Paul Greengrass Plans Norway Terror Tragedy Movie

Bergens Tidende reports that British director Paul Greengrass is planning a film about the 2011 terrorist attack in Norway carried out by far-right extremist Anders Behring Breivik, based on the book One of Us by Åsne Seierstad. On 22 July 2011 Breivik detonated a van in Oslo killing eight people, then shot dead 69 people at a summer camp on the island of Utøya. In August 2012 he was convicted of mass murder, causing a fatal explosion, and terrorism. Greengrass told BT:

Aki Kaurismäki Awarded The Silver Bear In Berlin

During a ceremony on Saturday night, Aki Kaurismäki was awarded the Silver Bear for Best Director at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival for The Other Side Of Hope (Toivon tuolla puolen). In The Other Side Of Hope, Syrian refugee Khaled stows away on a freighter to Helsinki. Meanwhile, Wikström is a travelling salesman who wins big at a poker table and buys himself a restaurant with the proceeds. When the authorities turn down his application for asylum, Khaled is forced underground

Sofie Gråbøl To Enter The House That Jack Built

Sofie Gråbøl (The Killing) will play alongside Matt Dillon in Lars von Trier's forthcoming feature, The House That Jack Built. The House That Jack Built follows the evolution of serial killer Jack (Matt Dillon) over 12 years, and how he approaches each murder as a work of art. As the net closes in around him, he starts taking greater and greater risks to create his masterpiece. Sofie Gråbøl, who won Best Supporting Actress at the Robert Awards last week for her role

Earthquake Disaster Movie Set To Follow The Wave

Kristoffer Joner and Ane Dahl Torp are to reprise their roles from hit Norwegian disaster movie The Wave (Bølgen) in a sequel entitled Earthquake (Skjelvet). John Andreas Andersen (Occupied) will direct. The focus for the new film is an area known as Oslo-Graben, which extends from the Oslo Fjord to Lillehammer, where the earth's crust has thinned and there is volcanic activity which resulted in an earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale in 1904. It is argued that we can expect

Pilou Asbæk To Investigate The Hypnosis Murders

Pilou Asbæk (Borgen) will play lead investigator in The Guardian Angel, a psychological thriller directed by Arto Halonen based on Copenhagen's infamous Hypnosis Murders. On March 29th 1951, 28-year-old Palle Hardrup (Cyron Melville) attempted to rob the Nørrebrogade branch of the Farmers Bank in Copenhagen, leaving the cashier and manager dead in his wake. However, his swift arrest and confession was only the beginning of the story, when it was claimed that Hardrup had been hypnotised into committing the crime by his