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NFF 2016 Films

The 3rd annual Nordic Film Festival in Luxembourg will take place from 3-7 June 2016

 

2016 Press Conference

 

Nordic Film Festival 2016 Presents:

 

Summer of 92

Sommeren 92 / The summer of '92 (DA / UK, in DA), 93 mins

DirectorKasper Barfoed

StarringUlrich Thomsen, Mikkel Boe Følsgaard, Cyron Melville

GenreSports drama

Writers Anders Frithiof August, Kasper Barfoed

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SynopsisThe 1992 Danish football team competes for the European Championship in 1992 which was held in Sweden. Denmark qualified only after Yugoslavia was disqualified as a result of the breakup and warfare in the country.

 

 

Rams

Hrútar / Rams (IS / DK / NO / PO, in IS), 93 mins

DirectorGrímur Hákonarson

StarringSigurður Sigurjónsson, Theodór Júlíusson, Charlotte Bøving

GenreDrama

Writers Grímur Hákonarson

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SynopsisIn a remote Icelandic farming valley, two brothers who haven’t spoken in 40 years have to come together in order to save what’s dearest to them - their sheep which come from ancestral stock. The authorities decide to cull all the animals in the area to contain a lethal outbreak. This is a near death sentence for the farmers, whose sheep are their main source of income, and many abandon their land. But Gummi and Kiddi don’t give up so easily…

 

 

The Wave

Bölgen / The Wave (NO, in NO), 105 mins

DirectorRoar Uthaug

StarringKristoffer Joner, Ane Dahl Torp, Jonas Hoff Oftebro

GenreThriller

Writers John Kåre Raake, Harald Rosenløw-Eeg

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SynopsisEven though awaited, no-one is really ready when the mountain pass of Åkneset above the scenic narrow Norwegian fjord Geiranger falls out and creates an 85 metre-high violent tsunami. A geologist gets caught in the middle of it and a race against time begins.

 

 

The Wave

En man som heter Ove / A Man Called Ove (SE, in SE), 116 mins

DirectorHannes Holm

StarringRolf Lassgård, Zozan Akgün, Tobias Almborg

GenreComedy Drama

Writers JFredrik Backman (novel), Hannes Holm (screenplay)

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Synopsis59 year old Ove is the block’s grumpy man who several years earlier was deposed as president of the condominium association, but he could not care about being deposed and therefore keeps watch over the neighborhood with an iron fist. When pregnant Parvaneh and her family move into the terraced house opposite and accidentally backs into Ove’s mailbox it turns out to be the start of an unexpected friendship.

 

 

The Wave

Miekkailija / The Fencer (FI / ES / RU, in FI / ES / RU), 93 mins

DirectorKlaus Härö

StarringLembit Ulfsak, Märt Avandi, Kirill Käro

GenreSports Drama

Writers Anna Heinämaa

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SynopsisFleeing from the Russian secret police because of his controversial past, a young Estonian fencer is forced to return to his homeland, where he begins to train a group of young children in the art of fencing. The past however catches up with him and he has to choose between letting his students down or putting his life in danger. Partially based on the real life story of an Estonian fencer Endel Nelis (1925-1993).

 

 

 

 

 

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