The Nordic answer to Forrest Gump: BBC Review of the 100 Year Old Man

It’s an eccentric tale with an even more arresting title. The 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out of a Window and Disappeared, by author Jonas Jonasson, sold six million copies and has been translated into 38 languages since it was originally published in his native Sweden in 2009. Now it’s hoped the story will […]

Norwegian dramedy HERE IS HAROLD sold to a large number of buyers

Presented for the first time in Cannes and based on a 3-minute promo, HERE IS HAROLD has been sold to Germany (NFP), Japan (Nikkatsu Corporation), Switzerland (Frenetec Films), Czech Republic (Film Europe), Greece (FeelGood Entertainment S.A) and Estonia (Estin Film). “International distributors have embraced this warm-hearted Norwegian dramedy just like we expected when we picked […]

Doctor Proctor farts his way to number one in Norway

Selling 368,832 tickets, Norwegian director Arild Fröhlich’sDoctor Proctor’s Fart Powdertook the number-one position on the Norwegian charts for the first six months of 2014, contributing to the 20.9% local market share – up from 11.6% in 2013 and the best result for the last five years. Also, Norwegian director Arne Lindtner Næss’ Casper and Emma’s Winter Vacationreached the […]

Copenhagen Airport creates one of the world’s most heavily digital advertising markets

Today Copenhagen Airports signed a contract running into triple million figures with Dansk Reklame Film. To run for a five-year term starting on 1 January 2015, the contract will enable Copenhagen Airports to move its considerable advertising media market into a digital future in partnership with the Egmont/Nordisk Film-owned Dansk Reklame Film. Together, the partners […]

Trailer out for ‘The Absent One’

THE ABSENT ONE is the second installment in the Department Q franchise based on the bestselling books by Jussi Adler-Olsen and stars Nikolaj Lie Kaas (A SECOND CHANCE, 2014) and Fares Fares (TYRANT, 2014- and ZERO DARK THIRTY, 2013). The two reunite as Carl and Assad and will be joined by acclaimed actors Pilou Asbæk […]