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

Three Amandas for The Bothersome Man

Three Amandas for The Bothersome Man

Jens Lien’s critics’ and festival favourite The Bothersome Man received three top awards last Friday at the annual Amanda Awards Ceremony (the local Oscars), broadcast live by commercial channel...  

21/08/2006 | Awards | Norway

The Bothersome Man and Pitbullterje Amanda Favourites

The Bothersome Man and Pitbullterje Amanda Favourites

The nominations for this year’s Amanda Awards (Norway’s Oscars) reflect the variety as well as quality and originality of Norway’s current film output, with nine films competing in various...  

08/08/2006 | Nominations | Norway

Two films in official selections

Jens Lien’s The Bothersome Man and Joachim Trier’s Reprise have been selected to screen, respectively, in the Contemporary World Cinema and Discovery sections of the 31st Toronto International...  

07/08/2006 | Toronto Film Festival | Norway

Vigdis Lian, Chevalier des Arts et Lettres

The director of the Norwegian Film Institute, Vigdis Lian, has received the prestigious cultural order of Chevalier des Arts et Lettres from the French ambassador in Norway, Chantal Poiret, for...  

29/06/2006 | Awards | Norway

Joachim Trier’s Reprise competes in KV

Joachim Trier’s Reprise competes in KV

After a historical presence in Cannes, Norwegians will again be well represented at the upcoming Karlovy Vary Film Festival (June 30-July 8) with Reprise, the directorial debut by Joachim Trier,...  

14/06/2006 | Karlovy Vary IFF | Norway

Haugesund hosts co-production forum

The 34th Norwegian International Film Festival in Haugesund (August 18-24) will launch the first co-production Forum for feature films in the Nordic countries as part of its now established,...  

09/06/2006 | Festivals | Norway

Bothersome Man wins Arne Skouens Award

Just back from Cannes where he received the ACID Prize for his dark comedy The Bothersome Man, presented in the Critics’ Week, Norwegian filmmaker Jens Lien was awarded the prestigious Arne Skouen...  

07/06/2006 | Awards | Norway

Local films up 8%

Norwegian films are surfing on a historical wave of success, both internationally and domestically. Last Sunday, Bobbie Peers’ short film Sniffer, produced by Maria Ekerhovdt and Glenn Gardner for...  

31/05/2006 | Admissions | Norway

Tordenfilm makes news in France and Norway

Jørgen Storm Resenberg, producer of Jens Lien’s The Bothersome Man, is a lucky man. The black comedy, unveiled in Cannes’ Critics’ Week section, had an excellent word-of-mouth and was released...  

26/05/2006 | Cannes 2006 | Norway

Free Jimmy: An odyssey in the making

The story of the drug-addicted elephant Jimmy as imagined by Norway’s Christopher Nielsen, based on one of his own comic strips and cult TV series, was an odyssey in the making that took six years...  

26/05/2006 | Production | Norway

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