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

Before We Die Likely To Return For A Second Season

Aftonbladet reports that Before We Die (Innan vi dör), which averaged 1.3 million viewers across its first season on SVT, is likely to return for a second season. In Before We Die, police officer Hanna Svensson's lover and colleague disappears during an undercover operation involving criminal biker gangs. Hanna takes over SMS contact with his mole, and soon realises the extent of the investigation: a brutal and diabolical plan to take over the underworld. Series writer, Niklas Rockström, told Aftonbladet: "The likelihood

Peter Haber Hints At How Martin Beck Will Return

In the podcast Nemo Meets A Friend, Peter Haber has teased that, whilst Martin Beck will return to the Beck franchise, his role will differ markedly from previous films. After last year’s Beck: The Last Day the future of the franchise seemed uncertain as Beck considered retirement. However, it has since been announced that four new Beck films are to be made, and filming has already begun. Peter Haber told Nemo: "It starts with him (Beck) at a spa with his daughter,

Three Norwegian Dramas Heading To Walter Presents

In an interview with the NME, Walter Iuzzolino has confirmed that Valkyrien, Eyewitness, and Young & Promising will all soon be appearing on the Walter Presents platform in the UK. Valkyrien Ravn is an ER surgeon and happily married to Vilma. However, when she becomes terminally ill and refuses further treatment from the hospital, Ravn decides to find a cure himself but at the expense of his ethics and morals. Ravn’s former patient Leif, who works for the Contingency Agency in Oslo,