Film / TV

Minnis2Society Meets: Norwegian star Rune Temte

Alex @ Minnis2Society recently had the pleasure of enjoying a long (virtual) Zoom chat with Norwegian actor, Rune Temte. Rune is a face many will recognize from movies such as Eddie The Eagle and Captain Marvel (albeit with him painted blue) – then also from shows such as The Last Kingdom and Fortitude. Listen below […]

Dogs Don’t Wear Pants and Tove Star Krista Kosonen

Back last year in August we spoke to Krista Kosonen. We had discovered Krista in the strangely titled ‘Dogs Don’t Wear Pants‘. A film as fascinating as its title, Krista plays her leading role fantastically and both her performance and the film have since picked up a number of awards and nominations. We decided to […]

We meet Nanna Blondell – Star Of new Swedish Netflix thriller ‘Red Dot’

Back in August we spoke to Swedish actress Nanna Blondell. Nanna appeared in one of our favourite Nordic TV shows in 2020 – BBC4’s Norwegian series Twin. Upon further investigation, we discovered she also starred in the French war-drama movie Sisters in Arms (Soeurs D’Armes), and she will be making an appearance in the eagerly-anticipated […]

Interview with award-winning director Jakob Marky as he releases new short film ‘FÖRHÖR’

Jakob Marky grew up in Gothenburg before going to film school in Australia. He has directed many commercials, including for IKEA, music videos and short films – some of which have won prestigious awards. His acclaimed work on commercials led him to receive the accolade of ‘Commercial Director of the Year 2019’ in both Sweden […]

Guldbagge Awards for Swedish Film – Winners Announced

On Monday night, 25th January, the annual Swedish version of the Oscars took place – the Guldbagge Awards! Discover a quick history of the awards, and all this year’s nominees and winners! About the Guldbagge Awards Sweden’s leading film awards, named after the rose chafer beetle, have been presented since 1964, honouring outstanding contributions to […]

BBC releases Danish drama ‘The Investigation’ – hear from lead actor Søren Malling

New Danish series The Investigation started on Friday Jan 22nd on BBC 2 – and you can binge all 6 episodes now on iPlayer. The series is a drama based on the real-life investigation into the mysterious disappearance and death of Swedish journalist Kim Wall in 2017. Leading the investigation is head of homicide, Jens […]

Interview with Agnes Born from ‘Monster’ – Norwegian series now on Walter Presents

What better way to start the year than by getting sucked into a Nordic Noir series! A new addition to All4 streaming service Walter Presents is Norwegian series Monster. The gripping thriller was originally released in 2017 but premiered on channel 4 in the UK last night. The story centres around a police investigation into […]

Minnis2Society’s Best of 2020 Awards – Part 1

2020 saw Minnis2Society switch from a little side project interviewing a selection of our favourite people in entertainment and culture, to fully focusing on all things Nordic due to our love and passion for the Nordic region – and we’ve had fantastic success! We have loved meeting all the wonderful people we have worked with […]

5 Minute Fika: Jesper Isaksen and Siff Andersson

A couple of months back we got chatting to Danish film director Jesper Isaksen who had been working on promoting his new psychological horror movie Victim of Love. He was due to attend a showing of the movie as part of a horror film festival in the UK but due to COVID and other challenges […]

Award-Winning Finnish actress Mimosa Willamo tells us about movie ‘Aurora’

Earlier in the year we got to speak to Finnish actress Mimosa Willamo after discovering her movie Aurora on Amazon Prime here in the UK. The movie is based in Rovaniemi in Finland around Christmas time, and tells the tale of the off-the-rails Aurora and her relationship with the more straight-laced Darian, an asylum seeker […]

In conversation with Liv Mjönes – star of ‘Stockholm Requiem’ and ‘The Lawyer’

At the beginning of October we managed to catch Swedish star Liv Mjönes for a quick chat in-between her busy filming schedule. She is out in Norway and currently filming in Oslo. Our first discovery of Liv was when we watched the excellent crime series Stockholm Requiem which can be found currently on Walter Presents. […]

Winners and highlights at 62nd Nordic Film Festival in Germany

November 4th – 8th saw the 62nd festival of Nordic Film Days Lübeck, northern Germany. The festival recognises feature film, short film, documentaries and more from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and other northern territories. The festival, normally held as an in-person event, has like many other events this year, took place as a […]

Charter Movie Review

Swedish film ‘Charter’ hit the entertainment news this week as it has been declared as Sweden’s entry to the Oscar’s International Movie selection, and showcased at the recent Nordic Film Days Lübeck in Germany. The movie is directed by Amanda Kernell, who had success with her previous feature ‘Sami Blood‘, receiving lots of recognition and […]

Icelandic actress and singer Þuríður Blær Jóhannsdóttir on new show ‘The Minister’

We first discovered Þuríður Blær Jóhannsdóttir when she was on stage at the Hoxton Bar & Kitchen in London – back in the good old days when we could see bands live! It was a hot Summer in 2018 and our first experience seeing Daughters of Reykjavik, which was epic (read our review HERE). Two […]

Star of HBO Nordic’s Beartown – Miriam Ingrid

We speak to Miriam on the phone one Friday evening. What would normally be a standard weekend has a different edge to it this time round for the actress. In the streets she has been passing posters and billboards of her face advertising the much anticipated TV series Beartown. And this weekend the show will […]

Making Marvellous Monsters From Gingerbread: Food Artist Caroline Eriksson

As big fans of the Marvel movie Guardians of the Galaxy and with a penchant for gingerbread, when we saw a photo on Instagram of a giant Groot made out of gingerbread our eyes lit up! Groot had been baked and constructed by Caroline Eriksson, a Swedish food artist and designer who creates life-size gingerbread […]

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