Danish comedy – KLOWN – available on dvd

KlownKLOWN (18) 2010 DENMARK NØRGAARD, MIKKEL £15.99
Feature-length spin-off of the Danish comedy series. To prove his parenting skills to his pregnant girlfriend, Frank takes his 12-year-old nephew along for a canoeing weekend. Also on the trip is Frank’s friend Casper.

However Casper is more concerned about meeting women and having a good time than canoeing.

The three in visiting exclusive brothels, hospitalizations, armed robberies and even prison in this portrait of friendship.

In Danish with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at –

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

Danish horror – WHEN ANIMALS DREAM – issued on dvd

When Animals DreamWHEN ANIMALS DREAM (15) DENMARK ARNBY, JONAS ALEXANDER £12.99
Young woman develops symptoms which cause a more frightening transformation in this horror movie.

Nineteen-year-old Marie lives in a remote Danish village with her seriously ill mother and her father. When she suddenly becomes ill, Marie suspects she has inherited the same disease that has struck her mother but as her symptoms develop, Marie soon discovers she is undergoing a more frightening transformation.

In Danish with English subtitles

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

 

Danish film -A WAR – available in dvd

A WarA 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.

In Danish with English subtitles

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

 

Danish childrens film – GREAT BEAR – available on dvd

Great Bear THE 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.

Although warned by their grandfather that they are not to play out in the yard, Sophie gets stuck there when Jonathan refuses to let her in the house.

When Jonathan hears screams, he goes out to find that Sophie has disappeared. As he sets off into the depths of the forest in search of his sister, Jonathan discovers that she has not simply disappeared; she has been taken by a giant, 1000-year-old bear.

In Danish with English subtitles

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

Out on dvd Danish thriller – A HIJACKING

hijackingA HIJACKING (15) 2012    DENMARK    LINDHOLM, TOBIAS   
    DVD – £17.99        BLU RAY – £19.99   
Danish thriller in which the crew of a cargo ship is held hostage by Somali pirates. After hijacking the ship, the pirates demand a ransom be paid by the firm who owns the freighter. The head of the company enters into negotiations with them while seeking advice about how best to handle the situation, but when the ransom isn’t met things becomes increasingly dangerous for those on board the vessel.

In Danish with English subtitles

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

Washington Post review – http://articles.washingtonpost.com/2013-06-27/news/40227965_1_somali-pirates-omar-s-cargo-ship

The flood of Nordic Noir titles on dvd continues with – UNIT ONE: SEASON 2 (15)

Unit One Season 2UNIT ONE: SEASON 2 (15) 2001 DENMARK        £24.99
All seven episodes from the second season of the Danish crime drama starring Mads Mikkelsen and Charlotte Fich which follows an elite mobile task force as they solve high-profile cases. In this series, unit commander Ingrid Dahl (Fich), Detective Inspector Allan Fischer (Mikkelsen) and the rest of the team investigate a number of crimes including a kidnapping, a suspicious house fire and the murder of a young boy.

In Danish with English subtitles

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

Sofie Gråbøl.stars in – ACCUSED (15) – in latest Nordic Noir title to appear on dvd

accusedACCUSED (15)   DENMARK  2005     THUESEN, JACOB     £12.99
Danish drama following a family whose lives spiral out of control after the father is accused of sexual abuse. When Henrik and Nina Christofferson (Troels Lyby and Sofie Gråbøl)’s teenage daughter Stine (Kirstine Rosenkrands Mikkelsen), a compulsive liar, claims that she has been the victim of sexual abuse at the hands of her father, they find their lives are turned upside down as Henrik is investigated by social workers and the police. But is there any truth in Stine’s story?

In Danish with English subtitles

Steve Morrissey review -http://www.morrisseysteve.com/review-accused-aka-anklaget-2005-dir-jacob-thuesen/

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

Latest Scandinavian film, the Hunt staring Mads Mikkelsen, gets UK dvd release

ImageTHE HUNT (15) 2012 DENMARK   VINTERBERG, THOMAS    £17.99T
Mads Mikkelsen stars as Lukas, a recently-divorced primary school teacher locked in an acrimonious custody battle over his teenage son Marcus.

When Lukas is accused of child abuse he soon faces unanimous condemnation from everyone around him, including his closest friends.

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

Guardian film review – http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/2012/dec/02/the-hunt-film-review

Another Scandinavian series – PROTECTORS: SEASON 1 – makes its UK debut on dvd

ImagePROTECTORS: SEASON 1 (15) 2009    DENMARK        £23.99
   Emmy award-winning series featuring the three newest members of the elite Personal Protection Unit based in Copenhagen who guard people members of the royal family and politicians. The series follows them as they adjust to the pressures of their new job while trying to maintain a balance in their personal lives.

Review of the series – http://www.subtitledonline.com/reviews/the-protectors-the-complete-season-one

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

BABETTE’S FEAST Out on dvd 25 February 2013

Image BABETTE’S FEAST (U) 1987 -DENMARK      £15.99
Writer/director Gabriel Axel’s Oscar-winning film is set in 19th-century Denmark. Babette (Stéphane Audran), a chef and refugee from France’s civil war, finds herself in a remote Danish hamlet working for two sisters who preside over its inhabitants. The sisters were brought up under the strict regime of their devout father who preached salvation through self-denial and have kept his teachings going even after his death.

But Babette’s arrival is set to change the status quo when she cooks a sumptuous meal for the sisters and their friends.

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

BORGEN TWO – out on dvd 4 February 2013

Borgen Season 2BORGEN: SEASON 2 (15) 2011    DENMARK       £19.99
The second season of the Danish drama following a female politician’s rise to power and the way in which her role as prime minister alters her behaviour. In this series, two years have past since Birgitte Nyborg (Sidse Babett Knudsen) was elected prime minister and she continues to deal with problems in both her personal and professional life. Having split from her husband Philip (Mikael Birkkjær), she becomes envious when he seems to be moving on.

Meanwhile, tensions rise in parliament as Labour members begin to rebel and Birgette has to make important decisions regarding Danish soldiers stationed in Afghanistan. The episodes comprise: ‘89,000 Children’, ‘In Brussels No One Can Hear You Scream’, ‘The Last Worker’, ‘Battle Ready’, ‘Plant a Tree’, ‘Them and Us’, ‘What Is Lost Inwardly Must Be Gained Outwardly: Part One’, ‘What Is Lost Inwardly Must Be Gained Outwardly: Part Two’, ‘The Sanctity of Private Life’ and ‘An Extraordinary Remark’.

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

THE KILLING: SEASON 3

ImageTHE KILLING: SEASON 3 (15) 2012 DENMARK SVEISTRUP, SØREN    £39.99
All ten episodes from the third season of the Emmy-nominated Danish crime drama. Having found peace after her previous ordeals, Detective Inspector Sarah Lund (Sofie Gråbol) has her curiosity ignited when she notices a tattoo on the victim of what seems to be a random murder at the Copenhagen docks. Attention is quickly drawn toward the Zeeland oil business run by the troubled Robert Zeuthen (Anders W.

Berthelsen) whose daughter has been kidnapped, and an old flame of Lund’s believes that both the kidnapping and murder may be connected to a possible assassination attempt on the prime minister.

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