Tagged: film

Norwegian shipbuilding

When a boat is not just a boat

Faber Navalis, a film by Maurizio Borriello, takes viewers inside a ship’s restoration Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. This film begins with the bangs of a resistant metal workshop door being forcibly opened, just sounds,...

Netflix Utøya film okayed

A film about the July 22, 2011, terror attacks will begin filming this fall The Local A film about the July 22 terror attacks carried out by right-wing extremist Anders Breivik in Oslo and...

Norway, more than Ibsen and Grieg

Norway’s Ambassador to the US discusses the international impact of his nation’s culture Ambassador Kåre Aas Washington, D.C. In early February, acclaimed writer and playwright Jon Fosse’s play Someone is Going to Come drew...

The Lighter Side

Donald V. Mehus New York As we have just witnessed Hollywood’s annual gala, the Academy Awards, this might be an appropriate time to look back at a cartoon on the subject appearing in a...

50 shades of “Nei, takk”

Norwegian papers unenthusiastic about the film, which opened last weekend Michael Sandelson The Foreigner “An advanced shitty film,” writes VG’s Jon Selås. “50 nuances (shades) of rubbish,” Norwegian author Erlend Loe declares in his...