Christian Vincent’s film – L’HERMINE/COURTED – out on dvd

courtedL’HERMINE/COURTED 2015 FRANCE VINCENT, CHRISTIAN £19.99
Recently divorced judge Michel Racine, a man famed for his ruthless reputation, as he presides over the complex case of a man accused of killing his young child. However, Michel’s sullen outlook on life suddenly changes when he is reunited with long-lost love Ditte after she is selected to sit as a juror in the trial.
In French with English subtitles

DVD available from-

http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/french-dvds

 

FINAL SERIES OF – BORGEN: SEASON 3 – NOW AVAILABLE ON DVD

borgen 3BORGEN: SEASON 3 (15) DENMARK    2013        £29.99
The third and final season of the Danish drama following a female politician’s rise to power. In this series, over two years have gone by and Birgitte Nyborg (Sidse Babett Knudsen) has left her position as prime minister as well as her political party, no longer agreeing with the direction they are taking. After spending time out with her family, she decides to get back into the political world by forming a brand new party and, with help from journalist Katrine Fønsmark (Birgitte Hjort Sørensen), hopes to regain her powerful status.

The episodes are: ‘A Child of Denmark’, ‘The Land Is Built On Law’, ‘The Right Shade of Brown’, ‘Their Loss…’, ‘Thou Shalt Not Commit Adultery’, ‘Sons of the Past’, ‘The Fall’, ‘If You Never Change Your Mind’, ‘Sense and Sensibility’ and ‘The Election’.

In Danish with English subtitles

BORGEN: SEASON 1 (15) 2010    DENMARK    £38.99
   Season 1 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.
BORGEN: SEASON 2 (15) 2011    DENMARK        £19.99
Birgitte Nyborg has been Denmark s Prime Minister for two years years that have taken their toll on her private life. 
She must now balance her role of PM with that of divorcée and single-mother.

DVD available to buy 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

ABOVE THE STREET, BELOW THE WATER out of dvd January 2013

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ABOVE THE STREET, BELOW THE WATER (15) 2009 DENMARK      SIELING, CHARLOTTE £12.99
Fresh from appearing in Borgen,  Sidse Babett Knudsen stars in the contemporary Danish family drama alongside  Nicolas Bro.

Anne (Knudsen) and Ask (Bro) are a husband and wife struggling to juggle their commitments to their careers, their children and each other. But when Ask states that he wants a break from the marriage, it sets a chain of events in motion that will demand those involved to make some decisions about what they really desire.

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

Review of the film –

‘Above the Street, Below the Water is a genuine attempt to show some of the perils and pitfalls of marriage and families in the modern world. That it comes with an all-star Nordic cast is something of a bonus.’ see full review by  Ben Nicholson at  –

http://www.cine-vue.com/2013/01/dvd-review-above-street-below-water.html ‘Above the Street, Below the Water’