Alicia Vikander: First Swede To Win An Oscar In 41 Years

Alicia Vikander became the first Swede in 41 years to win an Oscar for acting when she collected her award for Best Supporting Actress at the ceremony on Sunday. The last Swedish actor or actress to win an Oscar was Ingrid Bergman in 1975 for Murder On The Orient Express. Greta Garbo, Ann Margret, Lena Olin and Max von Sydow have all received one or more nominations but never won. Vikander received the prize for her role in The Danish Girl, in

Rams Wins Big In Iceland With 11 EDDA Awards

The Icelandic Film and Television Academy revealed the winners of the 2016 EDDA Awards on Sunday at the Reykjavik Hilton Nordica. Rams (Hrútar) was the big winner of the night, taking eleven of the thirteen awards for which it had been nominated, including Best Film, Best Screenplay and Best Director. Sigurjon Sighvatsson and Theodor Juliusson collected Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor for Rams, whilst Steinunn Olina Thorsteinsdottir and Birna Run Eiriksdottir brought home Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress for the

Thicker Than Water | Tjockare än Vatten

OVERVIEW | NEWS | CAST | SEASON 1 | SEASON 2 | SOUNDTRACK Starring: Joel Spira, Björn Bengtsson, Aliette Opheim 2014. Returning Series In Thicker Than Water (Tjockare än Vatten), Anna-Lisa Waldemar runs an old boarding house on the beautiful island of Sunnanö in the Swedish archipelago together with her son Oscar and his family. Without Oscar’s knowledge Anna-Lisa invites his brother Lasse and sister Jonna in time for the summer opening. Oscar’s shock has barely sunk in before another shock shatters his world

The Cost Of An Oscar For The Hundred Year Old Man

On Sunday, Eva Von Bahr and Love Larsson are nominated for an Oscar in the category of Best Make-Up for their work on The Hundred Year Old Man. However, the experience has opened their eyes to the financial burden of success. As soon as the nomination had been announced, the film's US distribution company called to ask who would be paying for the campaign. In an interview with SVT, Eva Von Bahr said: "I didn't understand what they meant. It was only

SVT Confirms Two Seasons Of Family Restaurant Saga

SVT and ViaPlay are to co-produce two seasons of family saga Vår Tid är Nu (The Restaurant) which will be set in a family restaurant, spanning several decades from the end of World War II. The series begins on Peace Day 1945 and centres on the Löwander family who run a prestigious restaurant in Stockholm. The twenty episodes will then follow what becomes of both the business and the family as a new era beckons. Oldest son Gustaf (Mattias Nordkvist) has managed