Swedish filmmaker Ruben Östlund has had his film Tourist selected for the Un Certain Regard section of the 2014 Cannes Film Festival. The film was featured as number 3 in IMDB’s Top 200 most anticipated films for 2014 and here is an article by Variety, which describes it as a ‘stranglehold on the Nordic soul.

To get you excited, here is the trailer for his film Play.


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