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Easter Holidays 2015
EASTER OFFICE HOURS March 30 - April 7th

Please note our office is closed from March 30th and will reopen on Tuesday April 7th. Our next newsletter will Friday April 10th. more…

Jakob Oftebro --
Jakob Oftebro: “I want to keep a foot both in Denmark and in Norway”

Norwegian star Jakob Oftebro (pictured) has been alternating major parts in Danish and Norwegian films & TV dramas since his break-through feature Kon-Tiki. After 1864, he is currently on Danish screens in the fantasy film The Shamer’s Daughter and just finished filming Nils Gaup’s The Last King. He spoke to us. more…

Per Olav Sorensen
Aksel Hennie Stars In High End Nobel TV Drama

Per-Olav Sørensen, (pictured) director of the successful Norwegian TV series The Heavy Water War has assembled an all-star Scandinavian cast around Aksel Hennie for his new eight part TV drama Nobel, produced by Monster Scripted’s Håkon Briseid for NRK. Principal photography commences on April 14, 2015. more…

The Shamer's Daughter
Nordisk Film Backs Shamer’s Daughter With Major Marketing Push

Promoted as a ‘Games of Thrones for kids’, Kenneth Kainz’s fantasy film The Shamer’s Daughter is one of Nordisk Film Distribution’s biggest releases of the year in Denmark. more…

The Reunion - Luokkakokous
Finland Enjoys Second Best Cinema Attendance In A Decade

Thanks to the comedy The Reunion (Luokkakokous) that is driving admissions since February, and Big Game that just opened at number one last Thursday, cinema attendance in Finland has already passed the one million cap, a level achieved only once before so early in the year in the 2000s. more…

Extras

Cannes Poster Honours Ingrid Bergman
Arte France Bets On Scandi Series
Fipresci Award To Every Face Has A Name
US Exhibitors Honour Baltasar Kormákur

Trailer of the week

Anne Sewitsky’s third feature film Homesick (De Nærmeste) which had its world premiere in Sundance last January, is reaching Norwegian screens this Friday, released by Nordisk Film.