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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Recent Scandinavian dvd releases

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.
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.
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.

In the original language with English subtitles

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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

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Norwegian TV series – OCCUPIED – available on dvd

OccupiedOCCUPIED (15) 2015 NORWAY £29.99
Based on an idea by Jo Nesbø, this 10 part 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.

In Norwegian with English subtitles

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