“The 101-Year-Old Man Who Skipped Out on the Bill and Disappeared” is leading the Guldbagge Awards, Sweden’s equivalent to the Oscars, with eight nominations. Directed by Felix Herngren and Måns…
Swedish helmer Beata Gardeler, who earned a Guldbagge award nomination and the Novella Film nod at Goteborg Intl. film festival for her debut “In Your Veins,” is on board to direct her sophomore…
Gabriela Pichler’s debut “Eat Sleep Die” has been tapped to represent Sweden in the Foreign-language Oscar race. Winner of Venice Critics’ 2012 audience nod, “Eat Sleep Die” centers on 20-year-old…
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…
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The most famous scene in Swedish film used to be Max von Sydow playing chess with Death on the seashore in Ingmar Bergman's "The Seventh Seal." Now it's Noomi Rapace carving "I am a rapist pig" on…
Lisa Ohlin's WWII drama "Simon and the Oaks" leads the race for the 2011 Guldbagge, Sweden's national film awards, with 13 nominations.
Variety spotlights 10 directors, producers, screenwriters and thesps poised for breakthroughs.
In Sweden’s equivalent to the Oscars, most of the Swedish Guldbagge, or Gold Bugs, were given out Monday night to a trio of local hits — “Hamsun,” “Juloratoriet” (The Christmas Oratorio) and…