Gåsmamman Sounded Like A Children’s Programme

Producer Bridget Wännström approached Alexandra Rapaport with the idea for Gåsmamman (Mother Goose) a couple of years ago. Alexandra was so taken by it that she got on board as co-producer. Together, Rapaport and Wännström went to sell the series to Kanal 5 and were not afraid to be bold. "I assured them that it would be a cross between Erin Brokovich and Breaking Bad. It was pretty cocky to say that, but I think that we kept to our promise,"

Mammon To Return To Norwegian Screens In January 2016

January 3rd 2016 marks the return of Mammon to Norway with a further eight episodes of intrigue, political power games and a challenge to the media's freedom of expression. In season two, a well-known and controversial journalist is killed. Norway is in shock. Freedom of expression is under attack and the country fears that terror will strike again. The journalist's wife Ellen Claussen (Laura Christensen) and Peter Vera (Jon Øigarden) try to unravel what and why this has happened. The first series

Don Juan Makes History For Sweden With IDFA Win

The winners have been announced in Amsterdam for the 28th IDFA’s Awards. Jerzy Sladkowski’s Don Juan has won the VPRO IDFA Award for Best Feature Length Documentary, making it the first Swedish film to win the prestigious award. In Don Juan, twenty-two year old Oleg doesn’t live up to his mother Marina’s idea of a real man. She thinks he’s an autistic loafer. He’s enrolled at the University of Nizhny Novgorod and is supposed to be watching online lectures, but his

Danish Refugee Documentary Takes IDFA Prize

Danish director Andreas Koefoed has won the IDFA Award for Best Mid-Length Documentary for his film about asylum children in Denmark. The Danish documentary A Home In The World (Et Hjem I Verden) follows five asylum children's daily lives in a Red Cross Asylum school in Lynge. The film was up against 14 other films from more than 10 different countries. "It is a significant recognition of Koefoeds work," says producer Sara Stockman from Force Of Nature. "At the same time, it

Kim Bodnia Confirms Reason For Leaving The Bridge

The actor Kim Bodnia has spoken for the first time about leaving The Bridge in an interview with EkstraBladet, and briefly explained why he no longer wanted to be a part of the series. Although only confirming previous speculation, Bodnia admitted that he was not happy with the journey that Martin Rhode would take in the third season so chose to leave the series. Previously, Hans Rosenfeldt, head writer and creator of The Bridge had given his own account in an interview