Swedish streaming platform Viaplay launches in the UK offering a wealth of Nordic TV and film content

It has been a long time coming but we are so excited that Viaplay, a streaming service owned by Viaplay Group based in Stockholm, has finally launched in the UK as of November 1st 2022! Up until last year, it … Continue reading Swedish streaming platform Viaplay launches in the UK offering a wealth of Nordic TV and film content

Spotlight on: Swedish director Ruben Östlund and his standout films ahead of the release of Triangle of Sadness

Swedish director Ruben Östlund’s eagerly anticipated film Triangle of Sadness gets its UK release this Friday October 28th, and we are happy to report that it certainly lives up to expectations for fans of his movies – and what makes … Continue reading Spotlight on: Swedish director Ruben Östlund and his standout films ahead of the release of Triangle of Sadness

Who’s Who in Netflix’s new series The Playlist inspired by the story of Spotify

Nordic Watchlist had the wonderful opportunity to speak to four of the stars from Netflix’s new Swedish series The Playlist. A six-part fictionalised account that focuses on the people who played key roles in the creation of music player Spotify … Continue reading Who’s Who in Netflix’s new series The Playlist inspired by the story of Spotify

Snabba Cash is back! Check out some new players in season two of the Swedish drama coming to Netflix this week

If you haven’t seen Snabba Cash season one yet, (and we are referring to the modernised Netflix series rather than the Joel Kinnaman trilogy), then you are not only missing out but you also must stop reading any further as … Continue reading Snabba Cash is back! Check out some new players in season two of the Swedish drama coming to Netflix this week

Swedish director Isabella Carbonell discusses her debut feature thriller ‘Dogborn’ about survival and sex trafficking

Isabella Carbonell is a director and screenwriter rising talent from Stockholm who has made many short films, such as Boys (2015) which screened in Cannes, SXSW, and won the Grand Jury Award at AFI FEST, and Brother (2019). Dogborn is her first … Continue reading Swedish director Isabella Carbonell discusses her debut feature thriller ‘Dogborn’ about survival and sex trafficking

Exclusive acoustic performance and interview with Swedish music artist Hanna Ögonsten

As we dip our toes back into the Nordic music scene we are really excited to share something new and exclusive from some of the artists we discover. In this feature, we meet Sweden’s Hanna Ögonsten who shares a performance with … Continue reading Exclusive acoustic performance and interview with Swedish music artist Hanna Ögonsten

Swedish film ‘Tigers’ examines mental health in elite sport, based on real-life experience of footballer Martin Bengtsson and portrayed by actor Erik Enge

We first heard about Tigers back in 2020 when on a phone call with Liv Mjönes. At the time she was promoting the release of her series Stockholm Requiem on Walter Presents and when asked what else she was up … Continue reading Swedish film ‘Tigers’ examines mental health in elite sport, based on real-life experience of footballer Martin Bengtsson and portrayed by actor Erik Enge

“He was such a cocky bastard – I loved that!” Swedish director Jens Sjögren’s search for charisma while casting new film ‘I am Zlatan’

For those that may not follow football now have heard of the name Zlatan it refers to the Swedish football player Zlatan Ibrahimović, known as one of the greatest football players in the world boasting such statistics as scoring 570 … Continue reading “He was such a cocky bastard – I loved that!” Swedish director Jens Sjögren’s search for charisma while casting new film ‘I am Zlatan’

Hanna Björn talks to Nordic Watchlist about her character Maria in Netflix’s wild series ‘Clark’

If you haven’t caught Swedish TV Series ‘Clark’ on Netflix yet then you are really are missing out on an absolute hidden gem and we implore you to give this one a watch if you enjoy something quite out there … Continue reading Hanna Björn talks to Nordic Watchlist about her character Maria in Netflix’s wild series ‘Clark’