Tagged: Max Manus

Max Manus – the big Amanda winner of 2009

With as many as seven Amanda Awards – including Best Norwegian Film in Theatrical Release, The People’s Amanda and Best Screenplay – Max Manus became this year’s great Amanda winner. The movie is based...

Scandinavian boxoffice improves this year

COLOGNE, Germany — Local hits “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” and “Max Manus” kept the boxoffice sunny in Scandinavia in the first half of 2009. Ticket sales in Sweden jumped 26.8% to 7.6...

Max Manus nominated for 10 Amandas

  Jury President Åse Kleveland announced recently this year’s nominations for Amanda, the Norwegian film award, during a press conference in Oslo. As many as 24 Norwegian films have seen a theatrical release over...

The man behind Max Manus has passed away

Screenwriter Thomas Nordseth-Tiller, who wrote the movie Max Manus – Norway’s biggest cinema success since 1975 – has died. He was only 28. By Berit Hessen Nordseth-Tiller developed the idea of creating the historic epic about the...

Max Manus comes to the United States

The biographic war film about Norwegian Resistance fighter Max Manus makes its American debut in New York Compiled by Christy Olsen Field Norwegian American Weekly “I think it’s great that ‘Max Manus’ is now...