Scandinavia is a region located in Northern Europe, this region is characterized by common ethnocultural North Germanic heritage and mutually intelligible North Germanic languages. Nowadays we are hearing about Scandinavia and even more about some films from these countries.
This region has shown how great they are to create amazing films about great stories we couldn’t imagine before. We are going to tell you about some movies from Scandinavia. Have you ever watched some of these before?
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, 2011
Swedish-American psychological thriller film. In Stockholm, a journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, is the co-owner of the Millennium magazine, has lost a libel case brought agaist him by businessman Hans-Erik Wennerstrom. A brilliant but troubled investigator and hacker, compiles an extensive backgroung czech on Blomkvist for business magnate Henrik Vanger.
The Hunt, 2012
Lucas is a well-liked kindergarten teacher in a close-knit Danish community. Divorced, he struggles to maintain a relationship with his son, who lives with his ex-wife, but the boy decides to live with him.
Breaking the Waves, 1996
Bess Mcneill is a pretty young Scottish woman with a history of psychological problems. She marries atheist oil rig worker Jan Nyman, despite disapproval her community and her Free Scottish Presbyterian Calvinist church. During her frequent visits to the church, she prays to God and carries on conversations with Him using her own voice, believing that He is responding directly through her.
Dancer in the Dark, 2000
In Washington state in 1964, Selma, a Czech immigrant has moved to the United States with her son. They live a life of poverty as Selma works at a factory with her good friend Kathy, whom she nicknames Cvalda. She rents a trailer home on the property of town policeman Bill Houston and his wife Linda.
In Washington state in 1964, Selma, a Czech immigrant has moved to the United The film centers around the Borgen family in rural Denmark during the autumn of 1925. The devout widower Morten, patriarch of the family has three sons. Anders confesses to Mikkel and Inger that he loves Anne Petersen. They agree to convince Morten to assent to the match, he angrily refuses, but changes his mind.
Fanny & Alexander, 1982
in 1907, the young boy Alexander, his sister Fanny and their family, live in a Swedish town and run a moderately profitable theatre. They both live with heir parents until their father, Oscar dies from a stroke.
Face to Face, 1976
Dr. Jenny Isaksson is a Psychiatrist married to another psychiatrist, both of them are really successful in their jobs but Jenny succumbs to a breakdown. She eventually cannot function as a wife, doctor or individual.
The Seventh Seal, 1957
A disillusioned knigh, Antonius Block and his nihilistic squire Jons return after fighting in the Crusades and find Sweden being ravaged by the plague. On the beach after their arrival, the knight encounters Death, personified as a pale, black-cowled figure resembling a monk.
Wild Strawberries, 1957
Grouchy, stubborn, and egotistical Professor Isak Borg is a widowed 78-year-old physician who is specialized in bacteriology. He served as general practitioner in rural Sweden.
A project begins screening a series of images, including a crucifixion, a spider and the killing o a lamb, and a boy wakes up in a hospital or morguee. He sees a large screen with a blurry image of two women.
Smiles of a Summer Night, 1955
This film takes place in Sweden. Fredrik Egerman is a middle-aged lawyer marrried to a 19-year-old beauty, Anne. Fredrik had an affair with prominent stage actress, the beautiful Desiree Armfeldt, but she broke the relationship. Desiree now has a young son named Fredrik.
A Hijacking, 2012
Mikkel Hartmann, the cook on board the Danish merchant ship Rozen, is anxious to return to his wife and child in Denmark. Ludvigsen suddenly learns that pirates in the Indian Ocean have hijacked the Rozen.
The Celebration, 1998
Helge a respected businessman and family patriarch, is celebrating his 6th birthday at a hotel. Later, during dinner, Christian makes a speech for all the family memebers in which he accuses Helge of sexually abusing him and Linda as children.
Show Me Love, 1998
Agnes and Elin, attend school in a small twon in Sweden. Elin is popular but doesn't find her life interesing. On the other hand, Agnes has not real friends and is always depressed. Agnes is in love with Elin but can't find a way to express it.
I Am Curious, 1967
Vilgot Sjoman is a director who is planning to make a social film starring his lover Lena Nyman, a young theater student who has a strong interest in social issues.
Trying to prove his fatherhood potential to his pregnant girlfriend, Frank kidnaps her 12-year-old nephew and tags along on his best friend Casper's debauched weekend canoe trip.
In Copenhagen with a low-level drug dealer Frank is going to a heroin deal with his sidekick Tonny. the pair only manage to sell some of their product, and then waste time in town. the deal goes bad and they end up at the police station.
Troll Hunter, 2010
A group of students from Volda University College set out to make a documentary about a suspected bear poacher, Hans. The students follow Hans in an attempt to secure an interview but he continually rebuffs them.
Anti Christ, 2009
A grieving couple retreat to their cabin in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage. Nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse.