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922 articles available in total starting from 18/07/2002. Last article published on 08/04/2021.

Uro and Sons add festival laurels

Uro and Sons add festival laurels

The two rising star directors Stefan Faldbakken and Erik Richter Strand continue to conquer festival juries and audiences with their respective directorial debuts Uro and Sons. Uro, which first...  

28/11/2006 | Awards | Norway

Cold Prey attracts chiller fans

Roar Uthaug is the new Norwegian kid in town with the golden touch: the director who made his first axe murderer film at age 13 has managed to share his passion for horror films with 203,667...  

09/11/2006 | Box office | Norway

New absurd comedy for Bent Hamer

New absurd comedy for Bent Hamer

Those who loved Bent Hamer’s warm humour and portrayal of pensioners living absurd situations in his first feature Eggs and the acclaimed Kitchen Stories will be happy to see the Norwegian...  

07/11/2006 | Production | Norway

Double US win for The Bothersome Man

Jens Lien's The Bothersome Man was awarded the NOK1m ($185,000) top prize for Best Feature Film at the Hampton International Film Festival in the US last weekend and the film's DoP John Christian...  

26/10/2006 | Awards | Norway

2007: An extra €3.4m state support

In its continued effort to support the current wave of success of the local film industry, the Norwegian Ministry of Culture has announced it will allocate an extra NOK 29m (€3.4m) for film...  

18/10/2006 | Production | Norway

Reprise on the shortlist

Joachim Trier’s feature debut Reprise has been chosen by the Norwegian Oscar committee among many potential candidates as Norway’s contender for an Oscar nomination as Best Foreign Language Film....  

02/10/2006 | Oscars 2007 | Norway

Reprise wins Diesel Discovery Award

Joachim Trier’s feature debut Reprise received the DIESEL Discovery Award at the closing ceremony of the Toronto International Film Festival last Saturday. The award, which comes with a $10,000...  

19/09/2006 | Toronto 2006 | Norway

Uro breaks records

Uro breaks records

Stefan Faldbakken’s directorial debut Uro, produced by Friland Film, has passed the magical mark of 100,000 admissions in only 14 days, a record for a Norwegian film at home. The film, released by...  

14/09/2006 | Box office | Norway

Kapadia films in Arctic Ocean

After filming the deserts of Rajasthan and the snowy peaks of the Himalayas in his acclaimed debut feature The Warrior, and a detour in Hollywood, where he shot the supernatural thriller The...  

13/09/2006 | Production | Norway

Hans Petter Moland wins Montreal

Norwegian director Hans Petter Moland has won the Best Director Award for his film Comrade Pedersen (Gymnaslærer Pedersen), which was up against 20 other feature films at the 30th Montreal World...  

11/09/2006 | Awards | Norway

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