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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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

Swedish action thriller starring Mads Mikkelsen – EXIT (15) – out on dvd

ExitEXIT (15) 2006    SWEDEN      LINDMARK,  PETER    £12.99
Swedish action thriller starring Mads Mikkelsen and Alexander Skarsgård. Successful businessman Thomas Skepphult (Mikkelsen) owns an investment company along with his partner William Rahmberg (Börje Ahlstedt). When William is murdered, Thomas is arrested for the crime and soon learns that his family are being held hostage with their captor demanding access to his offshore bank account.

Thomas manages to escape prison and with the help of his cousin Preben Smed (Henrik Noël Olesen) and employee Fabian von Klerking (Skarsgård) he sets out to save his family and his money.

In Swedish with English subtitles

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

UNIT ONE: SEASON 1 – Out on dvd January 2013

ImageUNIT ONE: SEASON 1 (15) 2000 DENMARK  £24.99
All nine episodes of the first 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. Ingrid Dahl (Fich) has only recently been promoted to commander of Unit One, a team given the role of helping the local police deal with difficult cases. But as the they descend deeper into the Danish underworld, each member of the unit must face issues in both their work and personal lives..

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