2018 was another successful year for Nordic film and television in the Nordic countries, with several international releases and an Oscar nomination…
Best Norwegian Film
Utøya: July 22 (Utøya 22. juli)
Director: Erik Poppe
Filmed in real time, a single camera follows Kaja, a student caught up in the 2011 Utøya attack.
Best Danish Film
In Love and War (I krig og kærlighed)
Director: Kasper Torsting
Based on a true story, the action follows Esben, a soldier who has fled the Western Front and must find direction in a changed Denmark.
Best Swedish Film
Becoming Astrid (Unga Astrid)
Director: Pernille Fischer Christiensen
A biopic of the early life of Astrid Bergman, the prolific Swedish childrens’ author.
Best Finnish Film
One Last Deal (Tuntematon mestari)
Director: Klaus Härö
Elderly art dealer Olavi is about to retire, but he can’t resist one last business deal.
Best Nordic Series
The Bridge (Bron / Broen) Series Four (Sweden and Denmark)
Director: Henrik Georgsson
One of the most successful ‘Nordic Noir’ dramas ever made.
Best Nordic Documentary
Bergman: A Year in the Life (Sweden)
Director: Jane Magnusson
Behind the the life of Swedish director Ingmar Bergman, filmed in 1957. 2018 was the centenary of his birth.
Andrea Berntzen (Norwegian)
For her role as Kaja in Utøya: July 22 (Utøya 22. juli)
Lars Mikkelsen (Danish)
For his role as President Petrov in House of Cards
Best Nordic Director
Erik Poppe (Norwegian)
For his direction of Utøya: July 22 (Utøya 22. juli)
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