A Man Named Ove Chases The Hundred Year Old Man

This year's Swedish Christmas Day release A Man Named Ove (En Man Som Heter Ove), starring Rolf Lassgård, has sold 400,000 tickets so far and beaten Star Wars into second place in the box office charts. Producer of Ove, Annica Bellander says of this feat: "Outstanding. To rank above such a large dragon from Hollywood suggests that there is an audience for such a film. A mixture of comedy and sadness." The current Swedish record holder for box office receipts is The

Persbrandt’s Departure Opened Up Opportunities For Beck

The news that Mikael Persbrandt was no longer to feature in the Beck films as Gunvald Larsson came as a shock to viewers in March of this year, but director Mårten Klingberg now says that the decision was made long before that. After Persbrandt's agent wrote on the actor's Facebook page that he had decided to leave the role of Gunvald Larsson in order to focus on his international career, many wondered if the scripts had already been written for the

Modus – Season 1

OVERVIEW | NEWS | CAST | SEASON 1 | SEASON 2 1. Psychologist and criminal profiler Inger Johanne Vik finds herself and her autistic daughter drawn into an investigation surrounding a series of brutal killings. Inger's elder daughter Stina becomes an unwitting witness to a murder while attending a wedding reception with her family. The killer is now after her, but that is only the beginning. 2. Detective Ingvar Nyman of the Swedish national police force is dispatched to Uppsala to investigate the shocking

Petra Mede To Host Guldbagge Awards For Fourth Time

It has been announced that Petra Mede is to host the 51st Guldbagge Gala at Cirkus in Stockholm on 18th January 2016. This will be Petra's fourth appearance at the Swedish film awards, having hosted it in 2011, 2012 and 2015. She has also been chosen to co-present the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm with Mans Zelmerlöw. The Guldbagge Gala is the awards ceremony held by the Swedish Film Institute in recognition of outstanding contributions to the Swedish film industry