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|Norwegian Director Mikkel Brænne Sandemose’s ‘The Ash Lad: In the Hall of the Mountain King’ – First of a Movie Trilogy (EXCLUSIVE)|
Added: 22.08.2017 11:32 | 12 views | 0 comments
Norwegian director Mikkel Brænne Sandemose, whose latest feature, 2013’s “Ragnarok,” received two Amandas, Norway’s national film prize, will open “The Ash Lad: In the Hall of the Mountain King” (“Askeladden – i Dovregubbens hall”) in Norwegian cinemas on Sept. 29 as the first of a trilogy about the Norwegian national hero. Credited with such titles...
|Nordic skiing: Johaug doping ban extended, dashing hope of Olympic return|
Added: 22.08.2017 11:22 | 12 views | 0 comments
Norwegian cross-country skier Therese Johaug's doping ban has been extended by five months, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Tuesday, dashing her hopes of competing in the Olympic Games next February.
|Haugesund: Norway’s Thomas Aske Berg on His Pioneering ‘Vidar the Vampire’|
Added: 22.08.2017 11:01 | 7 views | 0 comments
HAUGESUND, Norway - Norwegian actor-writer-composer-director-producer Thomas Aske Berg’s feature debut “Vidar the Vampire” (“VampyrVidar”) is most probably the least expensive entry in the main program at the Norwegian Intl. Film Festival in Haugesund- It was produced without public support, on a NOK 500,000 ($54,000) budget, “from heritage, savings, mum and dad investments and endless hours...
|Haugesund: Nordic Countries Plan New Pan-Regional Fund to Support Nordic Film and TV|
Added: 22.08.2017 7:13 | 11 views | 0 comments
HAUGESUND, Norway - Norwegian culture minister Linda Hofstad Helleland has announced that the Nordic countries are planning to set up a new pan-regional fund to support Scandinavia film and TV, which will be administered by the Nordisk Film & TV Fond. The announcement was made at Bridging the Nordic Market, the Haugesund Festival’s main seminar,...
|Haugesund: NRK’s Ivar Køhn on Norway’s TV Drama Build, Nordic Noir as a Brand|
Added: 21.08.2017 17:59 | 5 views | 0 comments
HAUGESUND, Norway - For the first time, TV drama features at the Norwegian Int. Film Festival in Haugesund with the world premiere of second seasons of two Norwegian series: “Occupied” (“Okkupert”) and “Norsemen,” aka “Vikings” (“Vikingane”). The first two episodes of “Occupied 2” screen on Aug. 21 with Norwegian director Erik Skjoldbjærg and actors Henrik...
|Haugesund: Joachim Trier on Toronto-Bound ‘Thelma,’ his 1980s’ Influences, the Threat to Filmmaking in Norway|
Added: 21.08.2017 12:19 | 13 views | 0 comments
HAUGESUND, Norway - Norwegian director Joachim Trier’s new feature, ”Thelma,” which opened the 45th Norwegian Intl. Film Festival in Haugesund on Sunday Aug. 20, will segue to the Toronto Festival as a Special Presentation, then to the New York Film Festival at the Lincoln Center, which runs Sept. 28-Oct. 15. His previous film, the English-language...
|Erik Poppe’s ‘’The King’s Choice’ Sweeps Eight Amanda Norwegian National Film Awards|
Added: 19.08.2017 20:38 | 13 views | 0 comments
HAUGESUND, Norway - Norwegian director Erik Poppe’s historical epic, ”The King’s Choice” (”Kongens nei”), was the Amanda jury’s too. Nominated for a record 13 Amandas - Norway’s national film prizes - it snagged eight on Saturday night at Haugesund’s Scandic Maritim Hall. The kudos ceremony unspooled one day before the opening of the 45th Norwegian...
|Direct flights London to Boston from just £215 return|
Added: 19.08.2017 11:05 | 3 views | 0 comments
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|Nordic Content Powers Up Haugesund Market|
Added: 19.08.2017 6:30 | 16 views | 0 comments
HAUGESUND, Norway - A record number of 440 Nordic and international film professionals have registered for the 23rd New Nordic Films market at the Norwegian International Film Festival in Haugesund, now the largest Nordic film market. It opens on Tuesday Aug. 22 at Haugesund’s Edda Theatre with the announcement of the nominations for the Nordic Council...
|Justin Theroux Cast in Guest Starring Role on Emma Stone, Jonah Hill Netflix Series ‘Maniac’|
Added: 17.08.2017 23:36 | 18 views | 0 comments
Justin Theroux has been cast in a guest starring role in Emma Stone and Jonah Hill's upcoming Netflix series "Maniac," Variety has confirmed. Details on the nature of Theroux's character are unknown, but the series is a dark comedy based on a Norwegian series. It follows a man who lives a fantasy life in his dreams, but...
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