Danish triller -THE IDEALIST – available on dvd

idealistTHE IDEALIST (12) 2014 DENMARK ROSENDAHL CHRISTINA £15.99
Thriller about investigative journalist Poul as he attempts to uncover the truth behind a nuclear accident in Greenland in 1968 when a American bomber carrying four hydrogen bombs crashed.

Two decades later, with many of the team that help recover the bombs suffering with radiation sickness, Poul tries to find out what really happened in the aftermath of the crash.

In Danish with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/scandinavian-films-on-dvd

 

Swedish crime series – MODUS – out on dvd

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MODUS (15) 2015 SWEDEN £28.99
Former FBI profiler return back to Sweden to spend more time with her children. However  when her daughter witnesses a brutal murder, she is drawn into the investigation.

However it soon becomes clear that they are dealing with a calculating serial killer.

In Swedish with English subtitles

 

 

DVD available to buy at –

http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/scandinavian-films-on-dvd

 

New SCANDINAVIAN dvd releases for 2016

 

A WAR (15) 2015 DENMARK  LINDHOLM, TOBIAS £19.99
  Commander Claus Michael Pedersen  is forced to make a quick decision to save his soldiers that results in him being accused of committing a war crime and this affects his life with his family when he returns home.
ÄNGELBY (15) 2015 SWEDEN   £23.99
  All 12 episodes of the Swedish drama series following a woman as she starts a new life in the city of Ängelby. 
ARNE DAHL: THE COMPLETE SECOND SEASON (15) 2015   SWEDEN   £19.99
   All episodes from the second series of the Swedish crime drama based on the novels by Arne Dahl.
BECK: THE SERIES – VOLUME 2 (15) 2016 SWEDEN   £22.99
  Second volume which features  episodes from the sixth series of the Swedish crime series following Commissioner Martin Beck (Peter Haber) as he investigates a series of murders in the Swedish capital with the help of his partner Gunvald Larsson (Mikael Persbrandt).
BLUE EYES: THE COMPLETE FIRST SERIES (15) 2015  SWEDEN   £17.99    
   After the sudden and mysterious disappearance of the chief of staff of the Justice Department, her replacement  is faced with sorting through a heap of falsified documents and hidden agendas to find out what happened. 
THE COMMUNE (15) 2015 DENMARK   VINTERBERG, THOMAS £15.99
  1970s Denmark, academic liberal couple Erik and Anna turn Erik’s  large inherited house into a commune.   All is fine until Anna’s open-mindedness is put to the test when Erik introduces his mistress Emma to the commune.
DAG: SEASON 1 (15) 2010 NORWAY   £17.99
 Marriage counsellor Dag, is still able to make a living from his profession even with his negative outlook and belief  that humans are better off living alone.
DAG: SEASON 2 (15) 2015 NORWAY   £17.99
 After Dag hits the bottle, his friend Benedict enters him into a rehab facility run by Benedict’s stepfather, the unconventional Ernst. Dag’s theory on the benefits of solitude is tested when he falls in love with Eva.
DAG: SEASON 3 (15) 2015 NORWAY   £17.99
   After breaking up with girlfriend Eva, Dag relapses and returns to a life of drinking. Meanwhile, Eva is shocked when a friend from the past makes a surprise visit.
THE FJÄLLBACKA MURDERS (15) SWEDEN   £19.99
   Series of crime films set in the Swedish town of Fjällbacka. Features –  ‘In the Eye of the Beholder’ ,  ‘Friends for Life’ , ‘The Queen of Light’,  ‘Sea Gives, Sea Takes’, ‘The Hidden Child’  and ‘The Coast Rider’ .
FOLLOW THE MONEY: THE COMPLETE SEASON 1 (15) 2016 DENMARK £28.99
   After a dead body is located close to leading energy firm Energreen an investigation begins to uncover corruption and fraud within the company.
GREAT BEAR (PG) 2011 DENMARK  JACOBSEN, EBSEN TOFT  £9.99
   Animated adventure about  11-year-old Jonathan and his sister Sophie are embarking upon their first
unaccompanied trip to their grandfather’s house and Jonathan cannot wait to have some adventures.
THE GRUMP (12) FINLAND 2014  KARUKOSKI, DOME   £17.99
 Comedy about an 80-year-old who travels to Helsinki to live with his son. 
HEARTLESS: THE COMPLETE SEASON ONE (15) 2015 DENMARK   £17.99
   Orphaned twins Sofie and Sebastian Nielsen (Julie Zangenberg and Sebastian Jessen) hide a dark secret from their peers at their prestigious boarding school.
THE HERE AFTER (15) 2015 SWEDEN HORN,  MAGNUS VON £19.99
  John, recently released from prison for an unknown crime returns to his rural family home where he has trouble assimilating.  However new girl Malin is curiosity to draws out the details of the incident that led to Johns imprisonment.
INGRID BERGMAN IN HER OWN WORDS (15) 2015  BJÖRKMAN, STIG £19.99 
  Behind-the-scenes look at her life and career of Ingrid Bergman using home movies, personal letters and diary entries.
THE LAST KING (15) 2016   NORWAY   GAUP, NILS £15.99
   Set in 1206 while Norway is plagued by civil war, the film follows the journey of the two protectors of the king’s young, illegitimate son
MEN & CHICKEN (15) 2015 DENMARK  JENSEN,  ANDERS THOMAS £15.99
   Comedy drama about brothers Gabriel and Elias  receive news that their father has died. Upon viewing a videotape that was left for them, they learn that they were actually adopted and that their biological father lives on the island of Ork.
MODUS (15) 2015 SWEDEN   £28.99
   Former FBI profiler return back to Sweden to spend more time with her children.  However 
when her daughter witnesses a brutal murder, she is drawn into the investigation. 
MY SKINNY SISTER (15) 2015 SWEDEN  LENKEN, SANNA    £15.99
    12-year-old Stella idolises her older sister Katja but is devastated when she finds out her sister has an eating 
disorder. She is torn between staying loyal to her sister or telling their parents.
NIGHTMARE (18) 2013 SWEDEN  GUSTAFSSON, A/ HEDBERG, F/KONDRUP, J  £15.99
  Horror movie in which a young woman tries to confront the demons of her past.
OCCUPIED (15) 2015  NORWAY   £29.99
 Based on an idea by Jo Nesbø, the tv series is set in the near future where Norway is occupied by Russia on

behalf of the European Union to stop the environmental friendly Norwegian government from stopping all 
oil- and gas-production in the North Sea.
THE POLAR BEAR KING (U) 1991 NORWAY  SOLUM, OLA £9.99
   After his father is killed, Valemon  ascends the throne to take his rightful place as king. But after he rejects the arranged marriage of a witch seeking to be queen, she uses her powers to turn him into a polar bear.
RAMS (15) 2015 ICELAND  HÁKONARSON, GRÍMUR DVD – £17.99 BLU RAY – £20.99   
  Set in a remote valley in Iceland, brothers Gummi and Kiddi tend their prized flocks of sheep, but at the same time they have  not spoken to each other for 40 years. When the flock becomes infected and are threatened with culling the brothers need to work together to protect their animals.
THE SACRIFICE (PG) 1986 SWEDEN  TARKOVSKY, ANDREI    DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY  £19.99
  Visionary film unfolds in the hour before a nuclear war.
SHAMER’S DAUGHTER (12) 2015 DENMARK   KAINZ, KENNETH £19.99
 Adventure fantasy based on the novel by Lene Kaaberbøl. Dina, like her mother,  has the gift of being able to make others feel shame by looking into their soul.  After the King of Dunark is murdered, Dina tries to discover the truth about the killings.
THICKER THAN WATER: SEASON 1 (15)  2014 SWEDEN £17.99
  After the dead of the mother a family discover that the terms of her will specify that her three siblings must run the B&B for one year if they are to inherit it. While together, a dark secret is uncovered which leads to a number of unresolved issues in the family’s past coming to light.
TRAPPED: THE COMPLETE SERIES ONE (15) 2016 ICELAND £28.99
 A  corpse is washed-up in the remote Icelandic port cut off by a snow storm.  The small locate police force are on their own, as they try to stop  crime wave, in this atomospheric Nordic Noir thriller. 
THE WAVE (15) 2015 NORWAY  UTHAUG,  ROAR £15.99
 Disaster drama about a 80-metre tsunami heading for a Norwegian tourist village of Geiranger.
WHEN ANIMALS DREAM (15)  DENMARK ARNBY, JONAS ALEXANDER   £12.99  
  Young woman develops symptoms which cause a more frightening transformation in this horror movie.

 

 

 

 

Norwegian childrens film – THE POLAR BEAR KING – out on dvd

polar-bear-kingTHE POLAR BEAR KING (U) 1991 NORWAY SOLUM, OLA £9.99
After his father is killed, Valemon ascends the throne to take his rightful place as king. But after he rejects the arranged marriage of a witch seeking to be queen, she uses her powers to turn him into a polar bear.

The king is forced to embark on a journey to Winterland so he can find a bride and bring her back to Summerland to break the spell cast upon him. Despite finding a princess to marry, the pair are still separated by the curse at night as she cannot look upon his face when he transforms back to human form or he will remain a polar bear forever. Their love is put to the test as they face the dangerous journey back to his former kingdom with the curse still hanging over them.

In Norwegian with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at –

http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/scandinavian-films-on-dvd

 

Swedish series – ÄNGELBY – out on dvd

angelbyÄNGELBY (TBA) 2015 SWEDEN £23.99
All 12 episodes of the Swedish drama series following a woman as she starts a new life in the city of Ängelby.

After her husband leaves her and she loses her job, Vera Fors moves with her two children to the remote city of Ängelby. On the her journey Vera runs over a teenage boy and flees the crime scene, only for the body to vanish the next day.

But this is only the start of the mystery as Vera soon suspects someone else may have been responsible for the boy’s death. As she meets more of the local residents, Vera begins to realise that there are more mysteries hidden behind the facade of Ängelby.

In Swedish with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at –

http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/scandinavian-films-on-dvd

Mia Skäringer

Thomas Vinterberg’s – COMMUNE – issued on dvd

communeTHE COMMUNE (15) 2015 DENMARK VINTERBERG, THOMAS £15.99
1970s Denmark, academic liberal couple Erik and Anna turn Erik’s large inherited house into a commune. However their experiment in collective living and creativity, as well as Anna’s open-mindedness, is put to the test when Erik introduces his mistress Emma to the commune
In Danish with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/scandinavian-films-on-dvd

 

Andrei Tarkovsky – THE SACRIFICE – issued on dvd and Blu Ray

sacrificeTHE SACRIFICE (PG) 1986 SWEDEN TARKOVSKY, ANDREI DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY £19.99
Visionary film unfolds in the hour before a nuclear war. Alexander, his wife Adelaide (, their two children, and various eccentric friends gather around a radio to hear the impending announcement of nuclear war.

Alexander attempts to strike a deal with God and is willing to sacrifice everything, including his six-year-old son in order to avert the war and mankind’s annihilation.

In Swedish with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at –

http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/scandinavian-films-on-dvd

 

Out on dvd – BECK: THE SERIES – VOLUME 2

beck-2BECK: THE SERIES – VOLUME 2 (EPISODES 31-34)( (15) 2016 SWEDEN £22.99
Second volume which features episodes from the sixth series of the Swedish crime series following Commissioner Martin Beck (Peter Haber) as he investigates a series of murders in the Swedish capital with the help of his partner Gunvald Larsson (Mikael Persbrandt).

Feature the films from the-
Episode 31: Gunvald,
Episode 32: Steinar,
Episode 33: Vägs ände,
Episode 34: Sista dagen.

BECK: THE SERIES - VOLUME 1 (15) 1997 SWEDEN £22.99BECK: THE SERIES – VOLUME 1 (EPISODES 26-30) (15) 1997 SWEDEN £22.99
Based on the characters of the hugely popular Martin Beck detective series of novels by Swedish husband-and-wife writers Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö.

This collection of five feature-length films sees detective Martin Beck investigating the shocking death of a young woman found strangled in a hotel room, a gangster kingpin executed by a sniper in front of his family, a terrorist attack and a suspicious hospital death which sourly turns out to be premeditated murder. It’s an intricate web of characters and lies and the killer is never who you expect it to be. This dvd covers Episodes 26-30
Stars Peter Haber as Beck and Mikael Persbrandt as Larsson,

Features the following episodes –

Episode – 26 – Levande Begravd (Season 4, Episode 2)
Episode – 27 – Rum 302 (Season 5, Episode 1)
Episode – 28 – Familjen (Season 5, Episode 2)
Episode – 29 – Invasionen (Season 5, Episode 3)
Episode – 30 – Sjukhusmorden (Season 5, Episode 4)

In Swedish with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at –

http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/scandinavian-films-on-dvd

Norwegian comedy drama series – DAG – available on dvd

DAG: SEASON 3 (15) 2015 NORWAY £17.99
The complete third series of the Norwegian comedy drama starring Atle Antonsen as misanthropic marriage counsellor Dag, who believes that humans are better off living alone. After breaking up with girlfriend Eva, Dag relapses and returns to a life of drinking. Meanwhile, Eva is shocked when a friend from the past makes a surprise visit.

DAG: SEASON 1 (15) 2010 NORWAY £17.99
Marriage counsellor Dag, is still able to make a living from his profession even with his negative outlook. But can Dag’s best friend Benedikt and sister Marianne help bring meaning back into his life?

DAG: SEASON 2 (15) 2015 NORWAY £17.99
After Dag hits the bottle, his friend Benedict enters him into a rehab facility run by Benedict’s stepfather, the unconventional Ernst. Dag’s theory on the benefits of solitude is tested when he falls in love with Eva.

In Norwegian with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at –

http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/scandinavian-films-on-dvd

Danish fantasy adventure – SHAMER’S DAUGHTER – released on dvd

Shamers DaughterSHAMER’S DAUGHTER (12) 2015 DENMARK KAINZ, KENNETH £19.99
Adventure fantasy based on the novel by Lene Kaaberbøl. Dina, like her mother, has the gift of being able to make others feel shame by looking into their soul. After the King of Dunark is murdered, Dina tries to discover the truth about the killings.

In Danish with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/scandinavian-films-on-dvd

 

Two recent Scandinavian dvd releases

Men & ChickenMEN & CHICKEN (15) 2015 DENMARK JENSEN, ANDERS THOMAS £15.99
Comedy drama about brothers Gabriel and Elias receive news that their father has died. Upon viewing a videotape that was left for them, they learn that they were actually adopted and that their biological father lives on the island of Ork.

After visiting the island, they discover three more half-brothers and the shocking truth behind their strange family history.

 

In Danish with English subtitles
WaveTHE WAVE (15) 2015 NORWAY UTHAUG, ROAR £15.99
Disaster drama about a 80-metre tsunami heading for a Norwegian tourist village of Geiranger.

As they prepare to move out of Geiranger with their two kids, geologist Kristian Eikfjord and his wife Idun find themselves with ten minutes to evacuate their home before the disaster strikes.
In Norwegian with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/scandinavian-films-on-dvd

 

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Finnish comedy – THE GRUMP – issued on dvd

GRUMPTHE GRUMP (12) FINLAND 2014 KARUKOSKI, DOME £17.99
Comedy about an 80-year-old who travels to Helsinki to live with his son. Adapted from Tuomas Kyrö’s novel in which proud 80 year old Mielensäpahoittaja on longer can fend for himself so moves in with his son. However his daughter-in-law Miniä is not so keen on the arrangement.

In Finnish with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/scandinavian-films-on-dvd

 

Swedish drama – THE HERE AFTER – out on dvd

The Here AfterTHE HERE AFTER (15) 2015 SWEDEN HORN, MAGNUS VON £19.99
John, recently released from prison for an unknown crime returns to his rural family home where he has trouble assimilating. However new girl Malin is curiosity to draws out the details of the incident that led to Johns imprisonment.

In Swedish with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/scandinavian-films-on-dvd

 

Swedish drama – BLUE EYES – out on dvd

blueeyesBLUE EYES: THE COMPLETE FIRST SERIES (15) 2015 SWEDEN £17.99
After the sudden and mysterious disappearance of the chief of staff of the Justice Department, her replacement is faced with sorting through a heap of falsified documents and hidden agendas to find out what happened.

In Swedish with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/scandinavian-films-on-dvd

 

Swedish films – FJÄLLBACKA MURDERS – out on dvd

Fjällbacka MurdersTHE FJÄLLBACKA MURDERS (15) SWEDEN £19.99
Series of crime films set in the Swedish town of Fjällbacka. Features – ‘In the Eye of the Beholder’ (2012), ‘Friends for Life’ (2013), ‘The Queen of Light’ (2013), ‘Sea Gives, Sea Takes’ (2013), ‘The Hidden Child’ (2013) and ‘The Coast Rider’ (2013).

‘In the Eye of the Beholder’ (2012) – The filming of an antiques show at a castle, Anna (Sofia Zouagui) discovers the body of Linda (Emma Swenninger) and gets drawn into the police investigation.

‘Friends for Life’ (2013) – Erica revisits a tragic event from her childhood and uncovers a conspiracy that has remained hidden for years.

‘The Queen of Light’ (2013) – Erica investigates the sudden disappearance of a young woman who was part of the town’s traditional Christmas celebrations.

‘Sea Gives, Sea Takes’ (2013) a brutal murder of the town’s photographer is investigated.

‘The Coast Rider’ (2013) – the discovery of two bodies washed up after a storm forces Erica to cancel her holiday and investigate.

‘The Hidden Child’ (2013), while Erica is dealing with the sudden death of her parents in a tragic accident, a seemingly unrelated murder leads her to uncover some shocking family secrets.
In Swedish with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/scandinavian-films-on-dvd