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Valhalla Rising (2009)

Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn

Starring Ewan Stewart, Gary Lewis, Jamie Sives, Mads Mikkelsen

Forced for some time to be a fighting slave, a pagan warrior escapes his captors with a boy and joins a group of Crusaders on their quest to the Holy Land.

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Under the Pyramid (2016)

Directed by Axel Petersén

Starring David Dastmalchian, Johan Rabaeus, Léonore Ekstrand, Philip Zandén, Reine Brynolfsson, Stine Fischer Christensen

Young art gallerist Katarina's dad suddenly goes missing. It turns out that her dad, a prominent art dealer, is kidnapped in Egypt by his former smuggle partner, who has been released due to the Arab spring. To save her father, Katarina has to find the hidden statue that the kidnapper demands as ransom.

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The Shamer's Daughter (2015)

Directed by Kenneth Kainz

Starring Adam Ild Rohweder, Allan Hyde, Austa Lea Jespersen, Esben Dalgaard Andersen, Henrik Noël Olesen, Jakob Oftebro, Jaques Lauritsen, Joi Johannsson, Julie Knuth Brøllund Hansen, Jóhann G. Jóhannsson, Lado Hadzic, Laura Bro, Mads Riisom, Maria Bonnevie, Mylena Barrios, Niklas Herskind, Olaf Johannessen, Oliver Methling Søndergaard, Peter Plaugborg, Petra Maria Scott, Rebecca Emilie Sattrup, Roland Møller, Selma Iljazovski, Stefania Omarsdottir, Stina Ekblad, Svend Johansen, Søren Malling

The Shamer's daughter, Dina, has unwillingly inherited her mother's supernatural ability. She can look straight into the soul of other people, making them feel ashamed of themselves. When the sole heir to the throne is wrongfully accused of the horrible murders of his family, Dina's mother is lured to Dunark under false pretenses to make him confess. Neglecting to use her ability for the wrong purposes, she is taken prisoner. It is now up to Dina to uncover the truth of the murders, but soon she finds herself whirled into a dangerous power struggle with her own life at risk. In a semi realistic medieval fantasy world with Dragons and Witchcraft, Dina and her family are thrown into the adventure of a lifetime in order to put the rightful heir to the Kingdom of Dunark on the Throne.

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Poster for the movie "The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking"

The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (1988)

Directed by Ken Annakin

Starring Branscombe Richmond, Chub Bailly, Cory Crow, David Seaman, Dennis Dugan, Dianne Hull, Dick Van Patten, Eileen Brennan, George DiCenzo, J.D. Dickinson, John Schuck, Tami Erin

After her father's ship is carried off by a sudden storm, the spunky Pippi Longstocking is stranded with her horse, Alfonso, and monkey, Mr. Nilsson, and takes up residence in the old family home, which is thought by neighborhood children to be haunted. Soon, two children, Tommy and Annika, venture into the house only to meet up with Pippi. The three soon become friends and get into various adventures together, including cleaning the floor with scrubbing shoes, dodging the "splunks", going down a river in barrels, and helping Pippi with the problem of having to go to a children's home. Older children will probably get the most out of this movie.

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The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared (2013)

Directed by Felix Herngren

Starring David Shackleton, David Wiberg, Iwar Wiklander, Jens Hultén, Mia Skäringer, Ralph Carlsson, Robert Gustafsson

After living a long and colorful life, Allan Karlsson finds himself stuck in a nursing home. On his 100th birthday, he leaps out a window and begins an unexpected journey.

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Collecting and Telling Stories

This article is available in the December issue of Cinema Scandinavia. In this magazine, we focus on contemporary concepts of 'identity' in film, television,...


“The Interesting Story of One Individual Man”

This article is available in the December issue of Cinema Scandinavia. In this magazine, we focus on contemporary concepts of 'identity' in film, television,...

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