Director's brother speaks to Swedish press.
Every country in Scandinavia is its own distinct territory. In a brief key point summary, Variety relays a low-down on high-points in last year's markets. Two things are common to all four countries…
Kjell-Ake Andersson's '70s-set working-class drama "Nobody Owns Me" has smashed the Swedish B.O., grossing an estimated $2 million since its Nov. 8 opening. Set in an industrial town in Sweden, pic…
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…
Tine Klint's LevelK has snapped up international sales rights to Christina Rosendahl's “The Idealist,” a Cold War-set political thriller. One of the most ambitious Nordic pics skedded for a 2014…
Per Fly's “Waltz for Monica” (“Monica Z”), a biopic of Swedish jazz singer Monica Zetterlund, has been added to the lineup of Gothenburg-based Way Out West, a Scandi twist on South by Southwest. One…
The Pirate Bay may have found a new home for its controversial file-sharing activities: North Korea. A notorious hotbed of illegal content, the service announced Monday it had been invited by North…
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…
LONDON -- Zoran Slavic is set to take over as g.m. for UIP Sweden, it was announced Thursday.
STOCKHOLM -- Filmnet, a subscription video-on-demand platform to challenge Netflix, Amazon's Lovefilm and HBO, will launch in Sweden Sept. 25.