Tagged: Max Manus

Max Manus now available in North America

Norway’s World War II biopic “Max Manus: Man of War”  available on DVD in the North American format starting June 28 A rousing historical epic of  the remarkable story of one of Europe’s most...

Kon-Tiki sets sail for NOK 63 million feature 63 years later

The new film by Max Manus directors Espen Sandberg and Joachim Rønning supported by the Norwegian Film Institute, which also backs Headhunters (Hodejegerne) and Twigson in Trouble (Knerten i knipe) Norwegian scientist Thor Heyerdahl’s...

Engaging in dialogue

Leaders of the Norwegian-American community come together for the annual U.S.-Norway Forum in Seattle Nov. 12 By Christy Olsen Field Norwegian American Weekly On Nov. 12, leaders from the Norwegian-American community convened in Seattle,...

Thumbs up for Norwegian films Down Under

Starting October 16 through November 1, Norwegian features Max Manus and The Man who loved Yngve will be screened at the Nordic Film Festival in the Australian cities of Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne. The...

Don’t miss Norwegian Film Week in NYC!

In October Scandinavia House presents a selection of six recent films from Norway with the aim of exposing an American audience to the work of both established directors and a new generation of filmmakers....

“Max Manus” at Hamptons International Film Festival

The Norwegian WWII resistance epic “Max Manus” will be screened at the 17th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival in New York October 8-12, 2009. The Hamptons International Film Festival was founded to celebrate the...

‘Max Manus’ is Norway’s Oscar candidate

The Norwegian Oscar committee has selected Max Manus (Espen Sandberg and Joachim Rønning) as the Norwegian candidate for the Academy Award nomination as Best Foreign-Language Feature. Nominations will be announced on February 2, 2010;...

Max Manus in Toronto — Film Review

Norwegian directors Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg’s Max Manus had its North American première at a gala screening during the 34th Toronto International Film Festival, which runs between Sept. 10-19. “Bottom Line: Solid and...

Max Manus selected for Toronto gala

Norwegian directors Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg’s Max Manus will have its North American première at a gala screening during the 34th Toronto International Film Festival September 10-19, 2009. Co-director Cameron Bailey has confirmed...