NFF 2014 Compilation
The 100 year-old man who climbed out a window and disappeared (SE, Comedy drama)
Director: Felix Herngren
Writers: Jonas Jonasson (book), Felix Herngren (screenplay), Hans Ingemansson (screenplay)
Starring: Robert Gustafsson, Iwar Wiklander, David Wiberg
Synopsis: Based on the internationally best-selling novel by Jonas Jonasson, the unlikely story of a 100-year-old man, Dynamite expert Allan Karlsson, who decides it's not too late to start over. For most people it would be the adventure of a lifetime, but his unexpected journey is not his first, as flashbacks reveal while on his latest escapade
Clownwise (FI / LU / CZ / SLO)
Director: Viktor Taus
Writers: Boris Hybner (story), Petr Jarchovský
Starring: Julie Ferrier, Kati Outinen, Didier Flamand
- Genre: Comedy Drama
- Synopsis: Oskar, Max and Viktor, once a superstar clown trio split up over a heart-breaking fight. Now they’re paying the price of thirty years of separate gruelling lives on and off the stage. Their irresistible sense of humour is challenged by the proximity of the physical end and other joys of old age. They‘re about to risk everything to find out whether there really isn‘t one more show left in them, a re-staging of the famous clownery that launched the group‘s career while also facing the hardest challenge yet: clowning their way out.
Pioneer (NO / SE / FI)
Director: Erik Skjoldbjærg
Writers: Nikolaj Frobenius, Hans Gunnarsson
Starring: Wes Bentley, Stephen Lang, Jonathan LaPaglia
Synopsis: This conspiracy thriller is set in the early 80's, the beginning of the Norwegian Oil Boom. Enormous oil and gas deposits are discovered in the North Sea and the authorities aim to bring the oil ashore through a pipeline from depths of 500m. A professional diver, Petter, obsessed with reaching the bottom of the Norwegian Sea has the discipline, strength and courage to take on the world's most dangerous mission. But a sudden, tragic accident changes everything. Petter is sent on a perilous journey where he loses sight of who's pulling the strings. Gradually he realises that he is in way over his head and that his life is at stake.
The Deep (IS, Action Drama)
Director: Baltasar Kormákur
Writers: Jón Atli Jónasson, Baltasar Kormákur
Starring: Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Stefán Hallur Stefánsson, Jóhann G. Jóhannsson
Genre: Action Drama
Synopsis: Based on actual events, a fisherman tries to survive in the freezing ocean after his boat capsizes off the south coast of Iceland.
The Keeper of Lost Causes (DK / SE / DE)
Director: Mikkel Nørgaard
Writers: Jussi Adler-Olsen (novel), Nikolaj Arcel
Starring: Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Fares Fares, Sonja Richter
Genre: Crime Thriller
Synopsis: Chief detective Carl Mørck and his assistant Assad become involved in a five-year-old case concerning the mystery of politician Merete Lynggaard's disappearance - a journey that takes them deep into the undercurrent of abuse and malice that lurks beneath the polished surface of Scandinavia.
Vi är bäst! / We are the Best (SE, Drama)
Director: Lukas Moodysson
Writers: Lukas Moodysson, Coco Moodysson (comic book)
Starring: Mira Barkhammar, Mira Grosin, Liv LeMoyne |
Synopsis: Three girls in 1980s Stockholm decide to form a punk band - despite not having any instruments and being told by everyone that punk is dead.