Tagged: Norwegian film

The Bird Catcher

GSFF presents

The Bird Catcher Garden State Film Festival Asbury Park, N.J. The 17th Annual Garden State Film Festival (GSFF) will kick off this year’s screenings of over 240 independent films from around the globe with...

Dive into suspense

Film review: Pioneer John Smistad Olympia, Wash. Espionage, betrayal, and murder are all spellbindingly explored—along with the darkest depths of the ocean—in the absorbing Norwegian thriller Pioneer (Pionér, 2013). Aksel Hennie (A Somewhat Gentle...

Heads up for Nesbø

Film review John Smistad Olympia, Wash. Hunting for a not-by-the-numbers thriller? Headhunters (Hodejegerne, 2011) is the movie for you. Leave it to those crafty Norwegians to fashion a film furnishing the beholder with everything...

What Will Folk Say?

What Will People Say

Powerful film explores the clash of cultures faced by some Pakistani Norwegians Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. As a New Yorker, I have been surrounded by multiculturalism since I can remember. Everyone in the neighborhood...

Film review: The King’s Choice

Christine Foster Meloni Washington, D.C. The King’s Choice (Kongens nei) was named Best Norwegian Film of 2016 by the Norwegian Film Critics Association. It was Norway’s entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at...

Norway’s turn at the Oscars?

The King’s Choice / Kongens nei is shortlisted for the best foreign-language film The Local The Norwegian film The King’s Choice / Kongens nei is one of nine movies to make the short list...