The biggest Scandinavian showcase is heating up.
BERLIN -- Juan Antonio Bayona's tsunami drama "The Impossible," starring Naomi Watts and Ewan McGregor, Ben Affleck's Iran hostage crisis thriller "Argo," and Susanne Bier's "Love Is All You Need,"…
Intl. hits embolden region's filmmakers to bigger dreams
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The Equalizer1Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$40.7M Sony / Columbia 22.26%
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The Maze Runner2Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$60.2M Fox 29.30%
The Boxtrolls3Daily:$862,914 Cumulative:$18.9M Focus 17.65%
The opening film at this year's edition of the Goteborg fest is "Avalon" from Swedish helmer Axel Petersen, a dark tale of how fast things can go wrong when fate takes a turn for the worse.
Lisa Ohlin's WWII drama "Simon and the Oaks" leads the race for the 2011 Guldbagge, Sweden's national film awards, with 13 nominations.
Joachim Trier's "Oslo August 31" won best film and best cinematography at the 22nd Stockholm Intl Film Festival, while Paddy Considine's "Tyrannosaur" won the award for best directorial debut.
Variety spotlights 10 directors, producers, screenwriters and thesps poised for breakthroughs.
Stockholm spotlights home-grown women helmers with film production coin.
Despite occasional triumphs such as Kathryn Bigelow's Oscar, the advance of female filmmakers around the world remains halting and sporadic.
The Variety Critics' Choice program at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival curated in collaboration with European Film Promotion (EFP) heads into its 14th year with a new name but the same…