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“I became intrigued by the similarities and differences between humans and snakes” Norwegian author Silje Ulstein discusses her new novel Reptile Memoirs

Nordic Watchlist’s Marc Harries interviews Norwegian author Silje Ulstein about her debut novel, Reptile Memoirs which is available now. Reptile Memoirs Synopsis: Liv has a lot of secrets. Late one night, in the aftermath of a party in the apartment … Continue reading “I became intrigued by the similarities and differences between humans and snakes” Norwegian author Silje Ulstein discusses her new novel Reptile Memoirs

Having a blast: Actor Axel Bøyum stars in new Norwegian sci-fi comedy film coming to Netflix, ‘Blasted’

Norwegian actor Axel Bøyum is one to watch out for – he has already won awards early on in his career and has been considered one of the most exciting talents to come out of Norway. Frustratingly, a lot of … Continue reading Having a blast: Actor Axel Bøyum stars in new Norwegian sci-fi comedy film coming to Netflix, ‘Blasted’

Force of nature: tidal waves, earthquakes, and burning seas – the world of Norwegian disaster movies!

The disaster genre is one that I grew up watching a lot of as a kid in the 80s – back then such films as Inferno, The Poseidon Adventure, Earthquake, or Airport ’77 were perfect Saturday night movies to catch … Continue reading Force of nature: tidal waves, earthquakes, and burning seas – the world of Norwegian disaster movies!

Eskil Vogt speaks to Nordic Watchlist about creating his creepy childhood horror ‘The Innocents’

Eskil Vogt has been a pretty busy man – almost a year since his film The Innocents debuted at Cannes Film Festival, (alongside another wonderful film that he co-wrote, The Worst Person In the World), we are finally seeing this … Continue reading Eskil Vogt speaks to Nordic Watchlist about creating his creepy childhood horror ‘The Innocents’

Copenhagen Documentary Film Festival 2022: Four films in the Nordic award that examine electro-sensitivity, burnout, karaoke, and the Swedish pandemic strategy

Copenhagen Documentary Film Festival (CPH:DOX) is back for 2022, starting on 23rd March and finishing this coming weekend. This year sees the return of in-person events and screenings all over Copenhagen city, and we flew out there to check it … Continue reading Copenhagen Documentary Film Festival 2022: Four films in the Nordic award that examine electro-sensitivity, burnout, karaoke, and the Swedish pandemic strategy

Horst & Enger: Norways Finest Crime Writing Duo discuss all things Blix and Ramm

Described by Tvedestrandpost as one of the years most anticipated releases, Unhinged, the third book in the extremely popular Blix and Ramm series, was finally published in the UK on Wednesday 16th February. Nordic Watchlist were lucky enough to speak … Continue reading Horst & Enger: Norways Finest Crime Writing Duo discuss all things Blix and Ramm

SPOTLIGHT: Beautifully shot Norwegian film ‘A Human Position’ by Anders Emblem

A Human Position by Norwegian writer-director Anders Emblem screened at the Tromsø film festival in January 2021. A beautifully shot drama to the backdrop of the Norwegian port town of Ålesund in Norway, it centres around journalist Asta (Amalie Ibsen … Continue reading SPOTLIGHT: Beautifully shot Norwegian film ‘A Human Position’ by Anders Emblem

Norwegian illustrator Bendik Kaltenborn on working with director Joachim Trier, making his new short film, and life in Oslo

When Norwegian director Joachim Trier shared some stunning movie poster designs he had commissioned of his film The Worst Person In The World (Norwegian title: Verdens Verste Menneske), I was immediately taken by the striking, bright images. They reminded me … Continue reading Norwegian illustrator Bendik Kaltenborn on working with director Joachim Trier, making his new short film, and life in Oslo