All of Denmark is sitting back on its butt. The streets are emptier than North Korea’s treasury because just about everybody is glued to their television sets to witness the biggest sports game of the year. Except for two young women (blonde but not brain dead) in a service station in the south of the… Continue reading FINALE


Alex is a musically gifted teenager. He has quite a good understanding with his mom but things don’t go so well with his dad. The latter’s fits of rage and whacky conspiracy theories might have something to do with that. Twelve years later, Alex is a well-known musician. At the funeral of his mom, he… Continue reading THE UNTHINKABLE


Karen and John are drifting apart. Once, they were a beautiful, young couple but after the miscarriage of their first child, their relationship has turned as sour as milk that’s been left out of the fridge for too long. Routine and boredom have gotten the better of them when a sudden event changes everything: a… Continue reading ZOO


1904. An earthquake makes Norway shake on its foundations until almost nothing remains. More than a hundred years later, this is about to happen again. At least, if you want to believe Kristian, a scientist who suffers from PTSD after his last prediction became reality. His warnings to the government fall on deaf ears. And… Continue reading THE QUAKE


The opening credits roll over the screen as end credits: the end of the earth has come. A shuttle ascends to Aniara, packed with survivors. In three weeks, Aniara will bring them to Mars, the new Promised Land. Aside from a mall, restaurants, and a pool, it contains Mima: an AI that transforms the negative… Continue reading ANIARA


A new metro tunnel is being dug in Copenhagen. The oiled machine of workers from all around Europe is a perfect sample of intra-European collaboration. Rie, responsible for the PR of this multicultural project, descends into the depths of the yard to interview the hardworking laborers. When she arrives at the cutterhead of the giant… Continue reading CUTTERHEAD

Nordic Focus

Yeah, those guys up north! Not content with breathtaking landscapes, cheap self-assembly furniture (with somehow always one piece left unused), and a social model that is the envy of all of Europe, the Nordic countries also have a prestigious cinematographic pedigree. Impossible not to mention Ingmar Bergman – whose THE VIRGIN SPRING inspired Wes Craven’s… Continue reading Nordic Focus