Danish helmer Lars von Trier's "Nymphomaniac" is being screened for critics in Europe and the U.S., with Variety's Peter Debruge weighing in on the lengthy film about a sex addict. But because it's…
Private equity company Ratos, which owns Finland's top theater loop Finnkino, has bought a 60% stake in Swedish chain SF Bio for $420 million, creating the Nordic region's biggest exhib chain.
U.S.-based Swedish helmer and music video director Johan Renck is to oversee crime series "Forbrytare" (The Offenders) for pubcaster Swedish Television (SVT) -- his first on home turf.
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner1Weekend:$32.5M
A Walk Among the Tombstones
A Walk Among the Tombstones2Weekend:$13.1M
This Is Where I Leave You
This Is Where I Leave You3Weekend:$11.9M
First-time helmer Hisham Zaman's "Before Snowfall" won the Dragon Award for Nordic film and 1 million SEK ($160,000) at the 36th Goteborg Film Festival on Saturday.
The biggest Scandinavian showcase is heating up.
If its 2013 selection turns out to be as striking as last year's, there are plenty of reasons to visit the Nordic Film Market, taking place Jan. 31-Feb. 3 at the Goteborg Festival.
Sweden's box office gross hit 1.82 billion SEK ($281 million) from 18.4 million admissions in 2012, up 12% on 2011, the best result since 1988.
First-time helmer-scribe Gabriela Pichler's "Eat Sleep Die" scooped the Swedish Film Institute's Guldbagge (Golden Bug) awards for best pic, director, script and actress for debutant Nermina Lukac on…