King’s Bay is a Norwegian theatrical response to the current Nordic Noir climate: politics, conspiracy, corruption; it has it all.

King’s Bay is a fictional thriller based on some occurring coincidences that happened around the same time as the Cold War in the 1960’s. The accident in the coal mine in King’s Bay in Spitsbergen is in the film alleged to be sabotage, made by the Russians as a Cold War warning towards Norway having good relations with the USA . . .

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Emma Vestrheim

Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.