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iW NEWS | San Sebastian Fest to Showcase a Wave of Nordic Cinema

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire August 10, 2007 at 6:9AM

Thirty-eight films will screen during a recent retrospective of Nordic cinema set for the 55th San Sebastian Film Festival (September 20 - 29, 2007). Dubbed, "Cold Fever - The New Nordic Cinema," the program will feature work dating back to 1995, including the famous Dogme 95 movement. Films from Denmark will include a pair from Lars Von Trier ("Breaking the Waves", "The Idiots") as well as films from Thomas Vinterberg ("The Celebration") and Lone Scherfig ("Italian for Beginners"), among others, while from Sweden, work from Moodysson ("Fucking Amal", "A Hole in My Heart"), and Bergman ("Saraband") are on tap. From Norway, the fest will screen work by Bent Hamer ("Eggs", "Kitchen Stories") and Hans Petter Moland ("Zero Kelvin"), while from Finland a pair of Kaurismaki films ("Drifting Clouds", "The Man Without a Past") are among the titles on tap, and from Iceland, Fridrik Thor Fridriksson's "Cold Fever" will join a roster of more recent films. The complete list of films set for the retrospective are available on the festival's website. [Eugene Hernandez]
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Thirty-eight films will screen during a recent retrospective of Nordic cinema set for the 55th San Sebastian Film Festival (September 20 - 29, 2007). Dubbed, "Cold Fever - The New Nordic Cinema," the program will feature work dating back to 1995, including the famous Dogme 95 movement. Films from Denmark will include a pair from Lars Von Trier ("Breaking the Waves", "The Idiots") as well as films from Thomas Vinterberg ("The Celebration") and Lone Scherfig ("Italian for Beginners"), among others, while from Sweden, work from Moodysson ("Fucking Amal", "A Hole in My Heart"), and Bergman ("Saraband") are on tap. From Norway, the fest will screen work by Bent Hamer ("Eggs", "Kitchen Stories") and Hans Petter Moland ("Zero Kelvin"), while from Finland a pair of Kaurismaki films ("Drifting Clouds", "The Man Without a Past") are among the titles on tap, and from Iceland, Fridrik Thor Fridriksson's "Cold Fever" will join a roster of more recent films. The complete list of films set for the retrospective are available on the festival's website. [Eugene Hernandez]

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