A Man Called Ove

Sweden

Released in Estonia

Synopsis

59 year old Ove is the block’s grumpy man who several years earlier was deposed as president of the condominium association, but he could not give a damn about being deposed and therefore keeps looking over the neighbourhood with an iron fist. When pregnant Parvaneh and her family moves into the terraced house opposite and accidentally backs into Ove’s mailbox it turns out to be an unexpected friendship. A drama comedy about unexpected friendship, love and the importance of surrounding yourself with the proper tools.

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Director: Hannes Holm

Writer: Fredrik Backman (Novel) & Hannes Holm

Starring Rolf Lassgård

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The Girl King

Finland

Released in Poland

Synopsis

An enigmatic young woman in conflict – torn between reason and passion; between her woman’s body and being raised as a prince; between the ancient and modern worlds and between the brilliance of her educated mind and the conservative forces around her. Crowned Queen at the age of six, Kristina of Sweden was thrust into a labyrinth of power and tradition, where a court of austere, Lutheran men pressure her to marry and produce an heir to fulfill her destiny. She finds sanctuary and love with her lady-in-waiting, the beautiful and elegant, countess Ebba Sparre, although the Chancellor, Axel Oxenstierna, pressures her to pair with his son, Johan. Soon the forces around the Queen realize that Ebba is the key to controlling her, but they underestimate Kristina’s brilliant mind and her drive to be free.

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Director: Mika Kaurismäki

Writer: Michel Marc Bouchard

Starring Malin Buska, Sarah Gadon, Michael Nyqvist, Lucas Bryant, Laura Birn

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Blind

Norway

Released in Poland

Synopsis

Having recently lost her sight, Ingrid retreats to the safety of her home – a place where she can feel in control, alone with her husband and her thoughts. But Ingrid’s real problems lie within, not beyond the walls of her apartment, and her deepest fears and repressed fantasies soon take over.

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Director: Eskil Vogt

Writer: Eskil Vogt

Starring Ellen Dorrit Petersen, Henrik Rafaelsen

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