NEW SCANDINAVIAN DVD RELEASES FOR 2017

 

 

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NEW SCANDINAVIAN CINEMA ON DVD

1941 AMBUSH (15) 1999 FILAND SAARELA, OLLI £9.99
WWII drama based on a book written by Antti Tuuri. Lieutenant Eero Perkola is sent on a reconnaissance mission into Russian Karelia, when news reaches him that his fiancée might be dead. This leads Eero to take reckless risks with himself and his platoon.
A MAN CALLED OVE (15) 2015 SWEDEN HOLM, HANNES £17.99
Comedy drama adapted from Fredrik Backman’s novel. Spending his days visiting his wife’s grave and doing his best to avoid those closest to him, surly 59-year-old widow Ove has earned a reputation amongst his neighbours for his bad temper and strict principles. However, when pregnant Parvaneh and her family move into the home opposite, Ove’s life takes an unexpected turn for the better.
ACROSS THE WATERS (15) 2016 DENMARK DONATO, NICOLO £19.99
Set in World War Two, the film follows Jewish jazz musician Arne Itkin, as he and his family have to outwit the Gestapo to escape to Sweden.
AKI KAURISMÄKI COLLECTION (15) FINLAND DVD – £69.99 BLU RAY £79.99
The collection contains: ‘Crime and Punishment’ (1983), ‘Calamari Union’ (1985), ‘Shadows in Paradise’ (1986), ‘Drifting Clouds’ (1996), ‘Hamlet Goes Business’ (1987), ‘La Vie de Bohème’ (1992), ‘Ariel’ (1988), ‘The Match Factory Girl’ (1990), ‘Leningrad Cowboys Go America’ (1989), ‘Total Balalaika Show’ (1994), ‘Take Care of Your Scarf, Tatiana’ (1994), ‘Juha’ (1999), ‘The Man Without a Past’ (2002), ‘Lights in the Dusk’ (2006), ‘Le Havre’ (2011) and ‘The Other Side of Hope’ (2017).
BLACK LAKE: THE COMPLETE SERIES ONE (15) 2016 SWEDEN £22.99
Johan gathers his friends together for a trip to the abandoned Black Lake resort, which he hopes to reopen. However, during their stay at the remote hotel, the group is plagued by a succession of unexplainable and frightening events which lead them to discover the real reason Black Lake was abandoned.
CAVE (15) 2016 NORWAY DAHLSBAKKEN, HENRIK MARTIN £19.99
Three extreme sports enthusiasts have descended into an unexplored cave system when they find themselves not to be alone down in the depth.
DARKLAND (15) 2017 DENMARK AHMAD, FENAR £19.99
Zaid, who has emerged from a troubled background to become a successful doctor, finds he is drawn into another world when is brother is murdered by a local drug gang. Zaid teams up with old acquaintances to avenge his brothers death.
DICTE – CRIME REPORTER: SEASON ONE (18) DENMARK £18.99
Recently divorce crime reporter Dicte Svendsen personal life is in a mess and to compensate she immerses herself by investigating political corruption and organised crime.
DICTE – CRIME REPORTER: SEASON TWO (18) DENMARK £24.99
Second series featuring crime reporter Dicte Svendsen
DICTE – CRIME REPORTER: SEASONS ONE AND TWO (18) 2014 DENMARK £39.99
All 20 episodes from the first two series of the Danish crime drama
FOLLOW THE MONEY: THE COMPLETE SEASON 2 (15) 2016 DENMARK £29.99
Mads takes a seemingly insignificant case of a small carpentry business after it is declared bankrupt in mysterious circumstances.
THE 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.
KLOWN (18) 2010 DENMARK NØRGAARD, MIKKEL £15.99
Feature-length spin-off of the Danish comedy series.
LAND OF MINE (15) 2015 DENMARK ZANDVLIET, MARTIN £14.99
After Germany’s surrender in May 1945, a group of young German prisoners are handed over to Danish sergeant Carl Leopold Rasmussen to clear the Danish coastline of thousands of live landmines. Promising them that they will be free to return home once the job is done, Rasmussen quickly sends the boys out onto the beaches to begin their dangerous assignment.
THE LEGACY 3 (15) 2015 DENMARK DVD – £23.99 BLU RAY – £28.99
All nine episodes from the third season of the Danish domestic drama.
LOUIS AND LUCA – THE BIG CHEESE RACE (U) 2015 NORWAY SIVERTSEN , RASMUS A. £14.99
Animated childrens film in which Louis makes a large bet that his team will win the Cheese Race. With his best buddy Luca the Hedgehog and clever Alfie on his team Louis believes they are unbeatable.
MIDNIGHT SUN (15) 2016 SWEDEN £29.99
All eight episodes from the Swedish crime drama.
MY LIFE AS A DOG (PG) SWEDEN 1985HALLSTROM, LASSE DUAL FORMAT DVD – BLU RAY £19.99
Based on the novel by Reidar Jonsson, the film follows troubled 12-year-old Ingemar growing up in 1950’s Sweden.
THE OATH (15) 2016 ICELAND KORMÁKUR, BALTASAR £18.99
Icelandic thriller which follows a desperate father as he attempts to free his eldest daughter from the clutches of her drug dealing boyfriend.
OTHER SIDE OF HOPE (12) 2017 FINLAND KAURISMÄKI, AKI DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
Comedy drama about Syrian asylum seeker Khaled looking for work and travelling salesman Wikström who has won a restaurant in a game of poker who wants to help Khaled.
A ROYAL AFFAIR (15) 2016 DENMARK ARCEL, NIKOLAJ DVD – £15.9 BLU RAY – £19.99
Young physician to the psychologically unstable King Frederik of Denmark begins to dominate the court. He wins the affections of the young Queen and becomes involved in state affairs to promote enlightenment, implementing freedom of the press and of expression, abolishing torture and serfdom, reforming the school system and curtailing the privileges of the aristocracy.
TOM OF FINLAND (18) 2017 FINLAND KARUKOSKI, DOME £15.99
Biographical drama about war hero and artist, known as Tom of Finland, whose homoerotic drawings make him a gay icon and a symbol for the emergent social movement in a country where homosexuality was illegal.
VALKYRIEN (15) 2017 NORWAY £24.99
After a doctor finds the treatment for his terminally ill wife is withdraw, the doctor opens his own illegal clinic below the underground station Valkyrien. Here he treats criminals and immigrants, hoping to make enough money to keep treating his wife.
WHAT WE BECOME (15) 2015 DENMARK MIKKELSEN, BO £17.99
Gustav and his family are quarantined in the affluent suburb of Copenhagen, unaware that a mysterious virus has unleashed an army of Zombies.

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Danish crima drama – DICTE – CRIME REPORTER: SEASON TWO – issued on dvd

DICHE 2DICTE – CRIME REPORTER: SEASON ONE (18) DENMARK £18.99
Recently divorce crime reporter Dicte Svendsen personal life is in a mess and to compensate she immerses herself by investigating political corruption and organised crime.

In Danish with English subtitles

Episodes featured in series one are
‘Personal: Part 1’, ‘Personal: Part 2’, ‘Deductible: Part 1’, ‘Deductible: Part 2’, ‘Hidden Defects: Part 1’, ‘Hidden Defects: Part 2’, ‘Life and Body: Part 1’, ‘Life and Body: Part 2’, ‘Violence and Power: Part 1’ and ‘Violence and Power: Part 2’.

 

Dicte - 1DICTE – CRIME REPORTER: SEASON TWO (18) DENMARK £24.99
Second series featuring crime reporter Dicte Svendsen

In Danish with English subtitles

Episodes featured in Series Two are –
The episodes are: ‘Dreams and Diamonds: Part 1’, ‘Dreams and Diamonds: Part 2’, ‘Passion and Handcuffs: Part 1’, ‘Passion and Handcuffs: Part 2’, ‘Closeness and Distance: Part 1’, ‘Closeness and Distance: Part 2’, ‘Means and Ends: Part 1’, ‘Means and Ends: Part 2’, ‘Right and Responsibility: Part 1’ and ‘Right and Responsibility: Part 2’.

DICHE 1-2DICTE – CRIME REPORTER: SEASONS ONE AND TWO (18) 2014 DENMARK £39.99
All 20 episodes from the first two series of the Danish crime drama.

In Danish with English subtitles

Episodes featured –

Season 1: ‘Personal: Part 1’, ‘Personal: Part 2’, ‘Deductible: Part 1’, ‘Deductible: Part 2’, ‘Hidden Defects: Part 1’, ‘Hidden Defects: Part 2’, ‘Life and Body: Part 1’, ‘Life and Body: Part 2’, ‘Violence and Power: Part 1’ and ‘Violence and Power: Part 2’.

Season 2: ‘Dreams and Diamonds: Part 1’, ‘Dreams and Diamonds: Part 2’, ‘Passion and Handcuffs: Part 1’, ‘Passion and Handcuffs: Part 2’, ‘Closeness and Distance: Part 1’, ‘Closeness and Distance: Part 2’, ‘Means and Ends: Part 1’, ‘Means and Ends: Part 2’, ‘Right and Responsibility: Part 1’ and ‘Right and Responsibility: Part 2’.

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Academy Award-nominated – A ROYAL AFFAIR – out on dvd a & Blu Ray

A Royal AffairA ROYAL AFFAIR (15) 2016 DENMARK ARCEL, NIKOLAJ DVD – £15.9 BLU RAY – £19.99
Academy Award-nominated period drama based on a novel by Bodil Steensen-Leth.

Young physician to the psychologically unstable King Frederik of Denmark begins to dominate the court. He wins the affections of the young Queen and
becomes involved in state affairs to promote enlightenment, implementing freedom of the press and of expression, abolishing torture and serfdom, reforming the school system and curtailing the privileges of the aristocracy.

In Danish with English subtitles

 

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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/

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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.

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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

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