Filming Underway For HBO Nordic Original Gösta

Filming is now underway in the forests of Småland in Southern Sweden for eight-part comedy drama Gösta, written and directed by Lukas Moodysson (Show Me Love), about a child psychologist who moves from the city to a small rural town. Gösta (Vilhelm Blomgren) is a 28-year-old child psychologist who gets his first job at BUP in a small town in Småland. He moves from Stockholm and hires a cabin in the middle of the forest. He wants to be the world's

Eternal Road Dominates 2018 Jussi Awards

In Helsinki on Friday, AJ Annila's period drama The Eternal Road (Ikitie), starring Tommi Korpela, dominated the 2018 Jussi Awards with six wins including Best Film and Best Director. Set in 1930, The Eternal Road follows a trade union activist who flees to the relative safety of the Soviet Union, and where his future looks bright until Stalin's regime grows suspicious of foreigners. Alongside Best Film and Best Director, it's prize haul included Best Supporting Actor for Hannu-Pekka Björkman and Best

Marcus Lindeen’s The Raft Wins At CPH:DOX

On Friday at CPH:DOX 2018, The Raft by Swedish documentary film maker Marcus Lindeen was named winner of the festival's main competition programme, the DOX:Award. In 1973, five men and six women sailed across the Atlantic on a raft. This voyage was designed by a radical Mexican anthropologist to be both a social experiment and a scientific study of violence, aggression, sex and group behaviour. However, things didn't work out entirely as planned. In The Raft, Marcus Lindeen reunites the crew for

Bergman & Recht Set For Sthlm Requiem On C More

C More has announced that filming has begun on Sthlm Requiem, a ten-part adaptation of Kristina Ohlsson's best-selling Bergman & Recht crime novels set in the shadows of Stockholm. Sthlm Requiem follows criminologist Fredrika Bergman (Liv Mjønes) who, after a tragic car accident, begins working with the police as an investigative analyst. Her skills are soon recognised by Inspector Alex Recht (Jonas Karlsson), and soon they are working together in a fight against cruel violence and unspeakable evil on the dark

Nominations Revealed For 2018 Gullruten Awards

On Thursday, at a press conference at Østbanehallen in Oslo, comedian Sigrid Bonde Tusvik revealed the nominations for the 20th Gullruten Awards. Three series emerged as dominant across the dramatic categories, with Aber Bergen, Home Ground (Heimebane), and One Night (En natt) all represented in Best Drama, Best Actor and Best Actress. The Gullruten Awards will be presented by Sigrid Bonde Tusvik for the second year in a row at Grieghallen in Bergen on Saturday 5th May. BEST DRAMA: Aber Bergen, TV 3 Heimebane, NRK Skam,