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Speed Walking

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Niels Arden Oplev, Denmark, 2014

108 min.DK/FeatureDrama

Danish films at Sundance, Göteborg and Rotterdam

21. jan 2015 | FESTIVALS. Danish films are well represented at both Sundance and the film festivals in Göteborg and Rotterdam. Read on for an overview of the new Danish films traversing the festival circuit.

Nominees for 2015 Bodil Awards

16. jan 2015 | NOMINEES. The nominees for the prestigious Bodil – the critics' award – have been announced, with Bille August's "Silent Heart" and Niels Arden Oplev's "Speed Walking" leading the pack.

Michael Noer to Rotterdam

07. jan 2015 | FESTIVAL. Michael Noer's "Key House Mirror," announced Wednesday as Göteborg Film Festival's opening film, is also heading for Rotterdam Film Festival, starting on 21 January.

Speed Walking in Chicago

10. oct 2014 | INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE. Niels Arden Oplev's "Speed Walking", a coming-of-age drama set in provincial Denmark of the 70s, premieres at Chicago Film Festival on 13 October in the Main Competition category. Watch trailer

Three Films on Danish Oscar Shortlist

19. aug 2014 | OSCAR 2015. "Speed Walking," "Someone You Love" and "Sorrow and Joy" are shortlisted for the title as Denmark's Foreign Language entry. The final candidate is expected to be announced on 18 September.

Production supports since May

10. sep 2013 | PRODUCTION SUPPORTS. Niels Arden Oplev directs his first Danish film in several years, Mikkel Nørgaard is making his second thriller, and there are also a few first-time feature directors on the list. These new feature

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By director Niels Arden Oplev. His We Shall Overcome (2006) took home the Crystal Bear as well as 26 other international awards. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009), based on novelist Stieg Larsson’s popular thriller trilogy, was a worldwide box-office success.

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