AVALON WINS FIPRESCI DISCOVERY AWARD IN...

AVALON has won the FIPRESCI Discovery Award for Best Feature Film debut at the Toronto International Film Festival 2011. FIPRESCI, which is the international federation of film critics, gave the...

09-19-2011
TRUSTNORDISK GOES TO SAN SEBASTIAN

When Donostia Zinemaldia Festival De San Sebastian starts today for the 59th time, it will be with Swedish director Björn Runge in the official selection with his HAPPY END as one of the 13 titles...

09-16-2011
AVALON

Bona-fide scoundrels are seldom a movie's centerpiece, and the character in the middle of helmer Axel Petersen's splendid debut feature "Avalon," doesn't quite qualify as a hard-core villain....

09-14-2011
Other people's limos

The only festival film that Swedish filmmaker Axel Petersén has made time to get to, other than his own, is fellow Scandinavian Nicolas Winding Refn's Drive. "It's the most beautiful action film I...

09-13-2011
The Fjallbacka Murders shoot underway

€30m TV and film project being sold by TrustNordisk in Toronto.

Principal photography is underway on Swedish production outfit Tre Vanner’s anticipated TV and film adaptations of...

09-13-2011
At TIFF: World premiere of Lynn Shelton...

Screenings for me have been catch-as-catch-can for Saturday and today, due to having so many interviews set.

I'm choosing movies based on what fits into holes in my schedule, rather than...

09-13-2011