Johannes Lassen Wins Nymphe D’Or For Best Actor

On Tuesday, the 58th Festival de Télévision in Monte-Carlo awarded the Nymphe d’Or for Best Actor to Johannes Lassen for his role in Danish hostage drama Below The Surface (Gidseltagningen), against stiff competition from Ioan Gruffudd (Liar), Billy Campbell (Cardinal) and Charles Berling (The Frozen Dead). In Below The Surface, when fifteen people are taken hostage in a subway train, a terror taskforce led by Philip Norgaard (Johannes Lassen) and Louise Falk (Sara Hjort Ditlevsen) is dispatched to rescue them. Meanwhile, reporter

The Lawyer | Advokaten – Season 1

NEWS | SEASON 1 1. Criminal lawyer Frank Nordling tries not to think about his childhood trauma when he and his sister Sara witnessed the murder of their parents. However, Sara, who is now a police officer, discovers some evidence that leads her into Copenhagen's underworld. 2. Frank gets a case at the law firm representing Thomas Waldman. He is given a week to win and for the first time is forced to play the game in order to get closer to the truth

Teenage Jesus Sets Collision Course For 2019

Filming has begun for Marie Grahtø’s female-led debut feature Teenage Jesus, a continuation of her 2014 graduation film Teenland, made whilst at the Super16 independent film school in Copenhagen. Set on a psychiatric ward, Teenage Jesus follows Viktoria (Lisa Carlehed), a young, determined psychologist who agrees to treat violent and suicidal patient Jenny (Victoria Carmen Sonne). From that moment on their lives are set on a collision course. The two women begin to form a complicated and intimate bond and, through

Susanne Bier Elected As Academy Governor

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that Susanne Bier (After The Wedding) has been elected as one of the governors of its Directors Branch. The Board of Governors consists of 54 members who oversee the Academy, its strategy and the Oscars, with 17 branches each represented by three governors who may serve up to three consecutive three-year terms. Susanne Bier joins Steven Spielberg (Ready Player One) and Kimberly Peirce (Boys Don't Cry), having won the seat vacated

The Guilty Sells Worldwide Ahead Of Danish Premiere

Gustav Möller's debut feature The Guilty (Den skyldige), a psychological thriller set in real time at an emergency call centre, has been sold to 90 countries ahead of its Danish premiere on 14th June. When police officer Asger Holm (Jakob Cedergren) is demoted to desk work, he expects a sleepy shift as an emergency dispatcher. But that all changes when he answers a distressed call from a kidnapped woman who abruptly disconnects. Asger, confined to the police station, is forced to use