Netflix Unveils Trailer For Danish Original The Rain

Netflix has released a teaser trailer for its first Danish original series The Rain, starring Iben Hjejle (Dicte) and Mikkel Boe Følsgaard (The Legacy), which premieres this Spring. The Rain is created by Jannik Tai Mosholt (Borgen), Esben Toft Jacobsen (The Great Bear) and Christian Potalivo (Dicte), and is set in a post apocalyptic Copenhagen six years after a brutal biological catastrophe wiped out most of Scandinavia's human population. Two young Danish siblings embark on a search for safety. Guided only by

Walter Presents The River To UK, US and Australia

Eight-part Norwegian thriller The River (Elven) has been sold to six territories, including curated streaming service Walter Presents for the UK, US and Australia. The River is set in Northern Norway, where the Cold War never ended. In the close-knit village of Djupelv, everyone knows not to ask too many questions. However, things change when a little girl finds the remains of a body while out playing. The family doesn’t want to get involved so tip off the police anonymously, but

Denmark & Iceland Honoured At Sundance

After 10 days and 123 feature films, the 2018 Sundance Film Festival drew to a close on Saturday, awarding Denmark's The Guilty (Den skyldige) and Iceland's And Breathe Normally (Andið eðlilega) major honours at the closing ceremony. The World Cinema Dramatic Audience Award was presented to The Guilty, directed by Gustav Möller and co-written with Emil Nygaard Albertsen, which unfolds as a crime thriller taking place in real time in a local emergency call centre. Gustav Möller, said: "This was our first

Alicia Vikander Dragon Speech Praises Sisterhood

Alicia Vikander returned to her old home town on Friday to be presented with the 2018 Nordic Honorary Dragon Award during the opening ceremony of the 41st Göteborg Film Festival (26th January - 5th February), where she underlined the importance of the #metoo campaign. Vikander opened by saying: "Göteborg Film Festival, you both trained and introduced me to the world of film, and this art form today is my passion. And it really feels like coming home, being here today." She then

Plot Details Emerge For Greyzone Hostage Thriller

Premium streaming service C More has revealed plot details for its forthcoming hostage thriller Greyzone (Gråzon), starring Birgitte Hjort Sørensen (Borgen), about a planned terrorist attack in Scandinavia. When fugitive Iyad (Ardalan Esmaili) appears at the home of drone engineer Victoria (Birgitte Hjort Sørensen) in Copenhagen, she is forced to provide classified information to save both her own and her son's life. The kidnapper's agenda is devastating, and Scandinavia is the target. Meanwhile, at the port of Gothenburg, a primed missile with