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

Different Actor Leads One Night In English Version

New romantic comedy drama One Night (En Natt), written and directed by Øystein Karlsen (Dag), has a different lead actor in the Norwegian and English versions. One Night, starring MyAnna Buring (In The Dark), follows a couple in real time as they meet on a blind date. The series was filmed in Norwegian with Anders Baasmo Christiansen (The King’s Choice) as the male lead, but the English version features Gísli Örn Garðarsson (Prisoners) in his place. Øystein Karlsen explained to VG:

Berlinale Shines Spotlight On New Nordic Dramas

DR's adaptation of the Jakob Ejersbo novel Liberty, and NRK sports drama Home Ground (Heimebane), have been invited to premiere at the Berlinale Series sidebar of the Berlin International Film Festival (15 - 25 February). Berlinale Series has selected seven dramas from Australia, Denmark, Germany, Luxembourg, Israel, Norway, and the US that look into the depths of the human soul and prove that resistance to power structures is not only possible, but necessary. They depict reactionary political systems, turmoil in

Bjørg Vik Obituary

Norwegian author and playwright Bjørg Vik, who was nominated for the Nordic Council Literature Prize three times, passed away on Sunday evening at 82 years of age. Bjørg Vik began her career as a journalist for Porsgrunns Dagblad (1956-1960), and made her literary debut in 1963 with the short story collection Søndag ettermiddag (Sunday Afternoon). Her work often reflected upon the ties that bound women to traditional gender roles through the 60s and 70s, and she went on to co-found the feminist

The River | Elven – Season 1

OVERVIEW | NEWS | CAST | SEASON 1 1. A little girl playing in Djupelv finds the remains of a body. The family don't want to get involved so tip off the police anonymously. However, later that day the girl runs off from home and mysteriously disappears. 2. In spite of warnings, Thomas begins investigating Silja's death, and discovers a seemingly abandoned sawmill that holds macabre secrets. 3. During an arrest, a suspect is shot and killed by a recruit before the police get to question