As April comes to a close we share some of our Nordic series and films we enjoyed this month plus also share an exciting opportunity for a online preview and Q&A with Walter Presents as they discuss their upcoming new series Mobile 101. So without further ado here is our Nordic Watchlist April 2023.
The Nurse (Danish) | Netflix
The Nurse had us absolutely gripped from the start, and with the series being only four episodes it wasn’t hard to get through the series in one sitting. Those who have seen another show called The Good Nurse, which was based in the US and released on Netflix last year, might think this story sounds similar. Terrifyingly, it’s about a similar incident that happened in real life in Denmark, and this series tells that story.
Alex spoke with the cast members from the series – read the interview HERE
Lost: Those Who Kill (Danish) | BBC iPlayer & Coming soon to Viaplay
From one thriller to another with Denmark leading the charge once again! The third season of Those Who Kill was an enthralling eight-part story featuring some familiar faces including the likes of Simon Sears (Shorta), Clara Rosager (1899), and Alex Høgh Andersen (Vikings).
The series sees our profiler called in to assist Simon Sears detective Fredricks with a case they can’t seem to crack. She soon becomes friendly with the suspect’s sister – is everything as it seems? We were fully hooked into this and enjoyed the twists and turns the series delivered.
We spoke with Alex Høgh Andersen about his role in the series and some other work he has done and is coming up on Viaplay – you can read all about that HERE
Godland | CINEMAS
Finally Godland came to UK cinemas and it was an absolute delight to see this film on the big screen, and in our case on IMAX! Hlynur Pálmason’s third feature, a follow up to the excellent A White White Day (currently on BBC iPlayer) and Winter Brothers (currently on Amazon Prime) brings together stars from both his previous works and takes them to Iceland. Fighting against the elements and themselves, the film is a fantastic slow burn with a riveting performance from its lead Elliot Crosset Hove (Wildland).
Hlynur spoke to Nordic Watchlist about the film and bringing these Danish and Iceland stars together – you can read that HERE
Sick of Myself | Cinemas
Kristoffer Borgli’s Sick of Myself also arrived to UK cinemas this month and has certainly taken everyone by surprise – in some circumstances in a good way and others in a shocked way! As expected the audiences are slightly divided on the darkly comic take on people’s social status and Kristine Kujath Thorp’s performance is absolutely incredible.
We spoke with the her co-star Eirik Sæther who gives us a great insight into what it was like working with the actress and director Kristoffer Borgli (who is doing a fine job winding people up on Twitter at the moment)! You can read that interview HERE
One More Time | Swedish | Netflix
A light-hearted Swedish comedy drama about a woman approaching her 40th birthday and having a bit of a mid-life crisis. Amelia pines for her youth and wishes she was 18 again; and when she suffers a life-threatening accident, she’s transported back to 2002 and gets stuck reliving her 18th birthday over and over again.
Walter Presents a special online Q&A and preview of upcoming series Mobile 101
Here is some exciting news we just heard about – a special online event with Walter Presents discussing the new Finnish series Mobile 101. Register now for the online event which will take place on the 3rd of May 430pm (GMT). Link can be found HERE