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January 30, 2022

The Films Of Niki Lindroth von Bahr

    Niki Lindroth von Bahr fits right in with her Nordic peers. If you enjoy the films of Roy Anderson, Alex van Warmerdam or Jens Lien you are sure to […]
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October 26, 2021

The Bothersome Man: Bloody Hilarious

“The thought of suicide is a great consolation: by means of it one gets through many a dark night.” (Friedrich Nietzsche) Jens Lien’s 2006 film The […]
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October 13, 2021

The Zoological Existentialism of Domestic

If you look up the credits for Adrian Sitaru’s film Domestic in The Internet Movie Data Base the seven leading actors and actresses are listed first, followed by the […]
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October 11, 2021

Vibeke Idsøe’s Body Troopers

Body Troopers is a Norwegian Children’s film from 1996. It may be billed as a children’s film, and have children as the main characters but there […]
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October 5, 2021

Ildikó Enyedi’s On Body And Soul

White is not a color. White is generated by the presence of the full spectrum of visible light. Figuratively, white can be seen as a […]
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September 30, 2021

Nordic Humor In The Northerners

I’m sure that the title The Northerners has some kind of special resonance in Dutch, but for me, a foreigner, the title might as well apply to […]
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September 28, 2021

Before Parasite There Was Borgman

Seven years before Bong Joon-ho made Parasite, Dutch director Alex van Warmerdam released his film Borgman. The two films have superficial as well as substantive similarities in both […]
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