GOTEBORG, Sweden– While the Nordics may not boast Europe's biggest film industries, its five countries – Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, Finland and Norway – have experienced no shortage of…
GOTEBORG Merely 40 years old, Swedish director Ruben Ostlund has already been honored with a touring retrospective in the U.S., taking place January to April and taking in 15 American cities, from…
STOCKHOLM — Last year, Roy Andersson's "A Pigeon Sat On A Branch Reflecting on Existence" became the first Swedish film to win Venice's Golden Lion. But on home turf, at Monday's Swedish Film Gala…
Recognizing a talent pool that ranges from Oscar contenders to future box office mavens, Variety celebrates its international mix of happening helmers at the Palm Springs Intl. Film Fest on Jan. 5.
Not many people can say they've witnessed a bank robbery, but Swedish director Ruben Ostlund has.
Comeback Co. announced on Friday “In Case of No Emergency: The Films of Ruben Ostlund,” a touring retrospective of the films of Ruben Ostlund, director of Golden Globe-nominated “Force Majeure.” The…
Variety has chosen its 10 Directors to Watch for 2015. This talented crop of cinematic storytellers hails from corners as far removed as Australia and Argentina, representing a diverse mix of genres…
Helmers of the year's most talked about movies deal with often troubling journeys.
An exceptionally rewarding year for Swedish film is continuing abroad. At Cannes, Toronto and Venice, Swedish filmmakers are grabbing awards and notching sales. Roy Andersson's "A Pigeon Sat on a…
An avalanche seems like the right metaphor for trouble that starts small, gathers momentum and ultimately threatens to wipe out the peaceful balance of a posh Scandi couple's ski vacation.