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New Nordic Releases 12 – 20 December 2018

Our New Nordic Releases page is updated weekly, showing new Nordic films as they are released on streaming platforms and in cinemas around the world.

To learn more about the film or watch the trailer click ‘View Film’. To view news articles about the film, director, or actor, click on their names. 

A Conspiracy of Faith (2016)
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Danish film
Part 3 of the ‘Department Q’ films
Starring Nikolaj Lie Kaas & Fares Fares

  • Austria – Pantaflix

A Hijacking (2012)
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Danish film
Directed by Tobias Lindholm
Starring Pilou Asbaek

  • Germany – all streaming platforms

Antichrist (2009)
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Danish film
Directed by Lars von Trier

  • Denmark – Google Play
  • Finland – Google Play
  • Norway – Google Play
  • Sweden – Google Play

A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence (2015)
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Swedish film
Directed by Roy Andersson

  • Netherlands – iTunes

A War (2015)
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Danish film
Directed by Tobias Lindholm
Starring Pilou Asbaek

  • Canada – iTunes

Becoming Astrid (2018)
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Swedish biopic about author Astrid Lindgren
Starring Alba August

  • Russia – Okko TV

Before We Die (2017)
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Swedish TV series

  • Australia – SBS On Demand – 4 episodes of season 1

Bobbi Jene (2016)
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Danish documentary

  • United Kingdom – Amazon

Cave (2016)
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Norwegian film
Directed by Henrik Martin Dahlsbakken

  • Switzerland – Google Play

Comeback (2015)
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Danish film

  • Denmark – Netflix
  • Finland – Netflix
  • Norway – Netflix
  • Sweden – Netflix

Disappearance (2016)
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Dutch film set in Norway
Starring Jakob Oftebro

  • South Africa – Amazon
  • United Kingdom – Amazon

Girls Lost (2015)
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Swedish film

  • Ireland – iTunes
  • United Kingdom – iTunes

Handle With Care (2016)
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Norwegian film
Starring Kristoffer Joner

  • Australia – Stan

Haunted (2017)
Norwegian horror film

  • Ireland – YouTube, Google Play
  • United Kingdom – YouTube, Google Play

Headhunters (2011)
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Norwegian film based on the novel by Jo Nesbø
Starring Aksel Hennie & Nikolaj Coster Waldau

  • Austria – Pantaflix
  • Germany – Pantaflix

Hunting Flies (2016)
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Norwegian film

  • Denmark – Amazon Prime
  • Ireland – Amazon Prime
  • Sweden – Amazon Prime

I Travel Alone (2011)
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Norwegian film

  • Germany – MUBI

Land of Mine (2015)
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Danish film
Starring Roland Moller & Mikkel Boe Følsgaard

  • Japan – D TV

Mammon (2014-2016)
Norwegian TV series

  • Spain – Movistar – 2 episodes of season two

Max Manus: Man of War (2008)
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Norwegian film
Starring Aksel Hennie

  • Norway – iTunes

Modus (2015-)
Danish TV series

  • Netherlands – Netflix – eight episodes of season two

Nymphomaniac (2014)
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Danish film
Directed by Lars von Trier

  • Norway – Netflix

Only God Forgives (2015)
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Danish/U.S. film
Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn

  • Germany – iTunes
  • Spain – Filmin

Parents (2016)
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Danish film
Directed by Christian Tafdrup

  • Russia – Okko TV

Ride Upon the Storm (2017)
Danish television series created by Adam Price
Starring Lars Mikkelsen

  • France – Arte – four episodes of season one
  • Germany – Arte – four episodes of season one

Searching for Ingmar Bergman (2018)
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Swedish/German documentary

  • Germany – Video Buster
  • Denmark – Viaplay, Google Play
  • Finland – Viaplay, Google Play
  • Norway – Viaplay, Google Play
  • Sweden – Viaplay, Google Play

Skjaergarden (2016)
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Norwegian horror film

  • Estonia – MUBI
  • South Africa – MUBI

Summer With Monika (1953)
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Swedish film
Directed by Ingmar Bergman

  • Denmark – CMore
  • Finland – CMore
  • Norway – CMore
  • Sweden – CMore

Superclasico (2011)
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Danish film

  • Australia – SBS On Demand

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
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U.S. adaptation of the Swedish novel

  • Germany – Sky Store
  • Italy – Infinity

The Guilty (2018)
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Danish film
Directed by Gustav Moller
Shortlisted for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film

  • Netherlands – iTunes

The House That Jack Built (2018)
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Danish film
Directed by Lars von Trier
Starring Matt Dillon, Uma Thurman & Sofie Gråbøl

  • Canada – iTunes, YouTube, Google Play, Cineplex
  • United States – iTunes, Vudu, Google Play, Amazon

The Killing (2007-2012)
Danish crime series
Starring Sofie Gråbøl & Søren Malling

  • United States – Hulu – seasons 1-3 – all episodes

The Last King (2016)
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Norwegian film
Directed by Nils Gaup
Starring Kristofer Hivju & Jakob Oftebro

  • Germany – YouTube, Google Play

Thelma (2017)
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Norwegian film
Directed by Joachim Trier

  • Australia – YouTube, Google Play

The Model (2016)
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Danish film

  • Denmark – Netflix
  • Finland – Netflix
  • Norway – Netflix
  • Sweden – Netflix

The Quake (2018)
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Norwegian disaster film
Sequel to The Wave
Starring Kristoffer Joner & Ane Dahl Torp

  • Canada – iTunes
  • United States – Amazon, Vudu, iTunes, Google Play, Fandango, YouTube

The Square (2017)
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Swedish winner of the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival
Directed by Ruben Ostlund
Starring Claes Bang

  • Italy – Timvision

The 12th Man (2017)
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Norwegian film

  • Denmark – iTunes, Viaplay
  • Finland – iTunes, Viaplay
  • Sweden – iTunes, Viaplay

Under the Tree (2017)
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Icelandic comedy film

  • France – YouTube, Google Play, iTunes

Wallander (2008-2016)
British adaptation of Swedish series

  • Brazil – Claro Video – seasons 1-3
  • Mexico – Claro Video – seasons 1-3

What Will People Say (2017)
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Norwegian film
Directed by Iram Haq

  • France – Orange

Winter Brothers (2017)
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Danish art film
Starring Elliott Crosset Hove

  • Brazil – Amazon Prime
  • Ireland – Amazon Prime
  • Italy – Amazon Prime
  • Mexico – Amazon Prime
  • Netherlands – Amazon Prime
  • Norway – Amazon Prime
  • South Africa – Amazon Prime
  • Sweden – Amazon Prime
  • United Kingdom – Amazon Prime
  • United States – Amazon

1001 Grams (2014)
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Norwegian film
Directed by Bent Hamer

  • France – Arte
  • Germany – Arte
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.