Historian Tom Buk-Swienty Moves Into TV Production

Danish historian and author Tom Buk-Swienty has joined forces with producer Klaus Birch from B-Film to form Saxofilm, which will specialise in historical film and TV productions. Tom Buk-Swienty, best known for his books about the 1864 Second Schleswig War, will primarily serve as historian for the new company, providing ideas for Klaus Birch to translate into TV. Klaus Birch said in a statement: "Danes like history. When my own children push me in front of the TV to watch The History

Karukoski’s Tom Of Finland To Be Finnish Oscar Entry

Dome Karukoski’s Tom Of Finland, which tells the story of Finnish artist Touko Laaksonen, has been selected by the The Academy of Finland to represent the country for Best Foreign Language Film at the 90th Academy Awards. Laaksonen (Pekka Strang) returned home to Helsinki a hero after an eventful military service during World War II. However, peacetime was no less distressing for him as he was persecuted for his homosexuality, forced to have secret affairs and pressured into marrying a woman. He

Netflix Backs Paul Greengrass 22/7 Terror Movie

Netflix is to back the forthcoming Paul Greengrass (Bloody Sunday) 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 22nd 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: "What

Erik Poppe To Direct Movie About 2011 Terror Tragedy

Director Erik Poppe, whose Oscar contender The King's Choice was nominated for 12 Amanda awards on Wednesday, has announced plans for a feature film about the 2011 terrorist attack in Norway written by Siv Rajendram Eliassen and Anna Bache-Wiig (Acquitted). On 22nd July 2011, far-right extremist Anders Behring 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

The King’s Choice | Kongens nei

OVERVIEW | CAST & CREW 2016 | 133 minutes | Biography, Drama, History, War Director: Erik Poppe Written by: Harald Rosenløw-Eeg, Jan Trygve Røyneland Stars: Jesper Christensen, Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Karl Markovics 9 April, 1940. As the German war machine arrives in Oslo under the guise of offering the sovereign nation ‘protection’ from the British, the royal family flees the capital, not knowing if they’ll ever see each other again. The ageing King Haakon VII (Jesper Christensen) and his fiery son the Crown Prince Olav