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

Premiere Announced For Greyzone Hostage Thriller

Denmark's TV2 has announced that new ten-part thriller Greyzone, starring Birgitte Hjort Sørensen (Borgen), will premiere Sunday 25th February. Greyzone follows drone engineer Victoria (Sørensen) who is taken hostage in her own home leading up to a planned terrorist attack in Scandinavia, which the intelligence services in Denmark and Sweden are working hard to prevent. The Danish / Swedish ensemble cast includes Joachim Fjelstrup (Itsi Bitsi) Tova Magnusson (The Bridge), Ardalan Esmaili (Rebecka Martinsson), Karin Franz Körlöf (Blue Eyes) and Johan

Love & Order Dominates At Golden Venla Awards

Three-part drama Love & Order (Myrskyn jälkeen) dominated the Golden Venla Awards at the Finnish National Opera House on Friday, with wins for Best Drama, Best Director (Leea Klemola) and Best Script (Leea Klemola, Kaarina Hazard). Love & Order (Myrskyn jälkeen) stars Kaarina Hazard as Inspector Rauni Kolehmainen, who tries to keep the world from falling apart six months after a gigantic storm devastated Finland. It is the second drama to be co-written by Hazard and Klemola, and their previous collaboration,

Nordic Drama Writers Prize Line-Up For Göteborg

Five Nordic dramas have been selected to compete for the Nordisk Film & TV Fond Prize and SEK 200,000, in recognition of outstanding writing, which will be presented at the Göteborg Film Festival. One drama series each from Denmark (Ride Upon The Storm), Finland (Deadwind), Iceland (Stella Blómkvist), Norway (Borderline) and Sweden (The Lawyer), have been nominated for the award, which goes to the main writer(s) of the series. The first two episodes of each nominated series will be shown to audiences