Swedish movie – GIRLS LOST – out on dvd

GIRLS LOSTGIRLS LOST (15) 2016 SWEDEN KEINING, ALEXANDRA-THERESE £10.99
After drinking the curious nectar that drips from a mysterious plant, best friends Kim, Bella and Momo magically transform into boys.

Geeky girls by day and popular boys by night they find themselves living in two completely different worlds.

In Swedish with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at –

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Swedish satirical comedy drama – SQUARE – out on dvd – £12.99 & Blu Ray £17.99

SQUARETHE SQUARE (15) 2017 SWEDEN ÖSTLUND , RUBEN DVD – £12.99 BLU RAY £17.99
Satirical comedy drama. Divorced, devoted father of two, Christian, is a respected curator of a contemporary art museum in Stockholm. He is about to launch the muse ums new installation, ‘The Square’, a space symbolising trust and safety in society. However Christian becomes the victim of crime and the museum’s PR agenc y is met with public outcry, sending Christian into an existential crisis.

In Swedish with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at –

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Ingmar Bergman’s – MAGIC FLUTE – issued as a 2 Disc dual format set Blu-Ray/Dvd

Magic FluteTHE MAGIC FLUTE (U) 1975 SWEDEN BERGMAN , INGMAR £19.99
Ingmar Bergman’s televised production of the operatic fairy tale by Mozart in which young Tamino’s life is saved and he sets about rescuing the Queen of the Night’s daughter, aided by his magic flute.

In Swedish with English subtitles

Special Features

Interactive Menus

Bonus Footage

Trailers

Other Documentary: ‘Papageno’ (1935) – Lotte Reniger’s silhouette-animation; ‘In Mozart’s Footsteps’ (1938) – Travelogue by Lady Dunn; ‘On Such a Night’ (1955) – The adventures of an American opera enthusiast as they visit Glyndebourne for the first time

DVD available to buy at –

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Ingmar Bergman’s – The Touch – issued as a 2 Disc dual format set Blu-Ray/Dvd

The TouchTHE TOUCH (15) 1971 BERGMAN , INGMAR 2 DISC DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU RAY £19.99
Happily married mother Karin surprises herself by responding in kind to a sudden profession of love from David , an archaeologist visiting Sweden, whom her doctor husband has befriended. But however exhilarating, love is seldom simple and deceit–and David’s volatile temperament–take their toll.

Bergman’s first film made with an established Hollywoods star was originally released in an entirely English-language version, this presentation of The Touch is a restoration by the Swedish Film Institute from the original negative of Bergman’s preferred Swedish- English cut

Special Features

Interactive Menus

Interviews: ‘In Conversation With Liv Ullman’ (2018) – On stage interview by Geoff Andrew;

Making Of Documentary

Also includes the Documentaries –
‘Ingmar Bergman’ (1971) – The making of ‘The Touch’.

‘Sheila Reid: The Touch’ (2018) – The only British actress to play a role in a Bergman film talks about her time making ‘The Touch’

DVD available to buy at –

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Swedish crime series – JORDSKOTT I & II – out on dvd

Jordskott I & IIJORDSKOTT I & II (15) 2017 SWEDEN 7 DISC SET £34.99
Following the death of her father, Stockholm police investigator Eva Thörnblad returns to her hometown of Silverhöjd where her daughter disappeared seven years previously and uses her time to continue her investigations into her disappearance.

 

Also available –

JORDSKOTT I (15) 2015 SWEDEN £15.99
All ten episodes from the first series of the Swedish crime drama.
JORDSKOTT II (15) 2017 SWEDEN £24.99
All eight episodes from the second series of the Swedish crime drama.

In Swedish with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at –

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Swedish movie – BORG VS. MCENROE – out on dvd and Blu Ray

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BORG VS. MCENROE (15) 2017 SWEDEN PEDERSEN, JANUS METZ DVD – £9.99 BLU RAY – £15.99
Shia LaBeouf and Sverrir Gudnason star as tennis greats John McEnroe and Björn Borg in this biographical drama about the pair’s rivalry during the 1980 Wimbledon Championships.

With Borg on the cusp of winning his record-breaking fifth consecutive Wimbledon title a young, brash American emerges to challenge his dominance.

The pair’s contrasting styles, both on and off the court, make for a perfect rivalry enjoyed by the press and fans alike who fiercely await their eventual meeting in the tournament, a match which would go on to be regarded as one of the best of all time.

In Swedish with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at –

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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.

DVD available to buy at –

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Some recent Scandinavia dvds releases

BLACK LAKE: THE COMPLETE SERIES ONE (15) 2016 SWEDEN £22.99
Johan gathers his friends together for a trip to the abandoned Black Lake ski 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.

In Swedish with English subtitles

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.

In Danish with English subtitles

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.

However, as the group’s inexperience starts to show, Carl soon finds himself forming a strong bond with his young charges as they attempt to carry on with their daunting task.

In Danish with English subtitles

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.

In Norwegian with English subtitles

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.

In Swedish with English subtitles

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.

In Icelandic with English subtitles

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.

In Finnish with English subtitles
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.

In Finnish with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at –

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

Swedish crime series – MIDNIGHT SUN – released on dvd

Midnight SunMIDNIGHT SUN (15) 2016 SWEDEN £29.99
All eight episodes from the Swedish crime drama. French detective Kahina Zadi travels from Paris a remote mining community in northern Sweden, to investigate the murder, by a serial killer, of a French citizen.

Zadi teams up with the local chief prosecutor in the hope she can close the case quickly. However, when more bodies begin appearing in the small town it soon becomes clear the team are dealing with a sadistic serial killer as a much wider conspiracy is revealed.

In Swedish with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at –

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Lasse Hallström’s – MY LIFE AS A DOG – re-issued on dual format

My Life As a DogMY LIFE AS A DOG (PG) SWEDEN 1985 HALLSTROM, 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.

After his mother falls ill, Ingemar is sent to stay with his aunt and uncle in the country. Here with the help of friends he comes to term with her mothers illness.

In Swedish with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at –

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Swedish crime series – MODUS – out on dvd

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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.

However it soon becomes clear that they are dealing with a calculating serial killer.

In Swedish with English subtitles

 

 

DVD available to buy at –

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Swedish series – ÄNGELBY – out on dvd

angelbyÄNGELBY (TBA) 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.

After her husband leaves her and she loses her job, Vera Fors moves with her two children to the remote city of Ängelby. On the her journey Vera runs over a teenage boy and flees the crime scene, only for the body to vanish the next day.

But this is only the start of the mystery as Vera soon suspects someone else may have been responsible for the boy’s death. As she meets more of the local residents, Vera begins to realise that there are more mysteries hidden behind the facade of Ängelby.

In Swedish with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at –

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Andrei Tarkovsky – THE SACRIFICE – issued on dvd and Blu Ray

sacrificeTHE SACRIFICE (PG) 1986 SWEDEN TARKOVSKY, ANDREI DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY £19.99
Visionary film unfolds in the hour before a nuclear war. Alexander, his wife Adelaide (, their two children, and various eccentric friends gather around a radio to hear the impending announcement of nuclear war.

Alexander attempts to strike a deal with God and is willing to sacrifice everything, including his six-year-old son in order to avert the war and mankind’s annihilation.

In Swedish with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at –

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Out on dvd – BECK: THE SERIES – VOLUME 2

beck-2BECK: THE SERIES – VOLUME 2 (EPISODES 31-34)( (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).

Feature the films from the-
Episode 31: Gunvald,
Episode 32: Steinar,
Episode 33: Vägs ände,
Episode 34: Sista dagen.

BECK: THE SERIES - VOLUME 1 (15) 1997 SWEDEN £22.99BECK: THE SERIES – VOLUME 1 (EPISODES 26-30) (15) 1997 SWEDEN £22.99
Based on the characters of the hugely popular Martin Beck detective series of novels by Swedish husband-and-wife writers Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö.

This collection of five feature-length films sees detective Martin Beck investigating the shocking death of a young woman found strangled in a hotel room, a gangster kingpin executed by a sniper in front of his family, a terrorist attack and a suspicious hospital death which sourly turns out to be premeditated murder. It’s an intricate web of characters and lies and the killer is never who you expect it to be. This dvd covers Episodes 26-30
Stars Peter Haber as Beck and Mikael Persbrandt as Larsson,

Features the following episodes –

Episode – 26 – Levande Begravd (Season 4, Episode 2)
Episode – 27 – Rum 302 (Season 5, Episode 1)
Episode – 28 – Familjen (Season 5, Episode 2)
Episode – 29 – Invasionen (Season 5, Episode 3)
Episode – 30 – Sjukhusmorden (Season 5, Episode 4)

In Swedish with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at –

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Swedish drama – THE HERE AFTER – out on dvd

The Here AfterTHE 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.

In Swedish with English subtitles

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