Film: 2018 Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival Perth

28 June 2018

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19 July – August 1 @ Cinema Paradiso ·
Presented by Luna Palace Cinemas ·

The 2018 Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival returns exclusively to Cinema Paradiso from July 19 – August 1, celebrating the best in Nordic cinema. The Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival will offer a strong program this year curated from across Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Iceland and Finland. The host of Australian premieres represents the high calibre and original cinema from the Nordic region, including award-winners recognised both at home and abroad.

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2018 Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival highlights include:
A HORRIBLE WOMAM, Winner of Best Screenplay and Best Actress at the Danish Academy Awards, a dark comedy which cleverly explores a dysfunctional relationship from the man’s point of view. Norwegian supernatural drama, THELMA which follows a student who moves to Oslo where she discovers that she has terrifying powers. Winner of the Audience Award at the 2018 Göteborg Film Festival, WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY, a compelling coming-of-age drama in which a Norwegian teen fights against the traditional values and expectations of her Pakistani emigrant parents. Multi-award winning drama including winner of Best Film at the 2018 Danish Academy Awards, WINTER BROTHERS filmed across Denmark and Iceland, which follows two brothers whose routines, habits, and rituals are ruptured by a violent feud with a neighbouring family and the vibrant comedy AMATEURS, which won the 2018 Göteborg Film Festival award for Best Nordic Film acts as a commentary on the changing face of Sweden. Using mobiles and selfie sticks, two high school girls document their declining provincial town.

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