Scandinavian cinema has made a big comeback on the world map and it hasn't gone unnoticed by French sellers. Indeed, most of the buzzed-about titles pitched at the work-in-progress presentation of…
Goteborg Daily Four
GOTEBORG– Kim Magnusson’s leading Danish shingle M&M Prods. is developing “Vostok,” a big-scale sci-fi thriller penned by Christian Gamst Miller-Harris, whose fantasy short film “Helium” (which he…
For the second year in a row, Norwegian helmer Hisham Zaman has won the Dragon Award for Best Nordic Film at Goteborg Film Festival, worth 1 million Swedish krona($180,000). The Film Farms-sold…
To sample a smorgasbord of new Scandinavian cinema, there is no better place than the annual Goteborg Film Festival. In addition to hosting well-endowed competitions for best Nordic film and best…
While in Goteborg, Variety caught up with the Nordics’ Wonder Woman, the spunky and forward-thinking Rikke Ennis, who is the CEO of TrustNordisk, the Denmark-based European powerhouse attached to…
"One of the biggest love stories in Denmark, or in the whole Scandinavia," said Ole Christian Madsen on his colorful drama "Itsi Bitsi" (pictured). Like Peter Flinth's Norwegian project "Beatles,"…
Swedish director, producer and journalist Tarik Saleh got his start in the early 1990s as one of his country's most prominent graffiti artists. Since then, Saleh has gone on to co-direct…
Jon S. Baird's needfully messy adaptation of "Trainspotting" author Irvine Welsh's 1998 bestseller is a bracingly abrasive trip that will leave audiences craving a hot shower afterward.
Jim Broadbent and Lindsay Duncan play a couple celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary in this bittersweet, charming yet often very thorny comedy-drama.
The Coens have again taken a real time and place and freely made it their own in this boldly original, highly emotional journey.