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Nordic Films at Cannes Film Festival

Discover the Nordic films that were in the Official Selection of the 74th Festival de Cannes. Scandinavian Films congratulates all the winners warmly!

Meet us in Cannes!

Meet us!

The Scandinavian Films team is more than happy to meet with you even after the festival and discuss the Nordic films with you.

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Conversations with Nordic filmmakers

Return to the atmosphere of the festival by watching the interviews we had with the Nordic filmmakers present at Cannes.

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Competition

Compartment no. 6

Juho Kuosmanen / Finland / 2021 / 107 min

As a train weaves its way up to the arctic circle, two strangers share a journey that will change their perspective on life.

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The Worst Person in the World

Joachim Trier / Norway / 2021 / 121 min

Julie is turning thirty, navigating the troubled waters of her love life and struggles to find her career path – her life is an existential mess.

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Un Certain Regard

The Innocents

Eskil Vogt / Norway / 2021 / 117 min

During the summer holidays, four children become friends and discover hidden powers out of the sight of the adults.

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LAMB

Valdimar Jóhannsson / Iceland / 2021 / 106 min

An Icelandic couple living with their herd of sheep on a beautiful but remote farm discover a mysterious newborn on their land, and decide to raise it as their own.

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Semaine de la Critique

The Gravedigger's Wife

Khadar Ayderus Ahmed / Finland / 2021 / 88 min

In times of misfortune, Guled and his family have to push themselves to the limits in order to reunite with their family.

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Inherent

Nicolai G. H. Johansen / Denmark / 2021 / 16 min

Gothic tale meets small town teenage romance as we follow a girl roaming the streets, gazing at a boy.

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Quinzaine des Réalisateurs

Clara Sola

Nathalie Álvarez Mesén / Sweden / 2021 / 108 min

In a remote village in Costa Rica, Clara, a withdrawn 40-year-old woman, experiences a sexual and mystical awakening as she begins a journey to free herself from repressive conventions.

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Short Film Competiton

In the Soil

Casper Rudolf Emil Kjeldsen / Denmark / 2021 / 14 min

Karoline’s life is turned upside down when her father, Kjeld, manically starts digging a pit in their backyard.

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Cinéfondation

Free Men

Óskar Kristinn Vignisson / Denmark / 2021 / 28 min

Two best friends get in trouble with their jobs, which forces them to rethink how they want to live their lives.

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Cinema for the Climate

Invisible Demons

Rahul Jain / Finland / 2021 / 70 min

A prismatic meditation on pollution in the capital of the World’s biggest free-market democracy and the most polluted and populated city, Delhi.

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Cannes Docs

Songs of Earth

Margreth Olin / Norway / 2021 / min

An audio-visual composition of the earth’s primordial forces.

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Scandinavian Terrace

The Scandinavian Terrace is back on site – we are happy to return to our beloved spot at Festival de Cannes in 2021!

For this year we came up with something very special: to celebrate our lineup we are inviting talents from the films for a little chat. Join us from July 7-16 at 11am on Facebook for our daily conversations hosted by Wendy Mitchell (Screen International) and Marta Balaga (Cineuropa).

Highlights of each talk will be available on our Instagram and YouTube the day after.

Conversations at Scandinavian Terrace

Festival de Cannes 2021

Contact us

We are more than happy to present our exciting upcoming films to you and get to know what is happening in your part of the business and world. Feel free you reach out!

Jacob Neiiendam
Danish Film Institute
HEAD OF INTERNATIONAL
Lizette Gram Mygind
Danish Film Institute
FESTIVAL CONSULTANT, FEATURE FILMS
Jaana Puskala
Finnish Film Foundation
HEAD OF INTERNATIONAL
Jenni Domingo
Finnish Film Foundation
INTERNATIONAL PROMOTION COORDINATOR, FEATURE FILMS
Christof Wehmeier
Icelandic Film Centre
HEAD OF FESTIVAL PROMOTION
Dag Asbjørnsen
Norwegian Film Institute
HEAD OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
Stine Oppegaard
Norwegian Film Institute
MANAGER INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, FEATURE FILMS
Petter Mattsson
Swedish Film Institute
HEAD OF INTERNATIONAL
Theo Tsappos
Swedish Film Institute
FESTIVAL MANAGER, FEATURE FILMS

Discover

Explore the coolest new Nordic productions from the film catalogues and get to know the Nordic co-production programmes from the brochure by Nordisk Film and TV Fund.

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Grand Prix to Finnish drama and Best Actress Award to Norwegian talent

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