Scandinavian Films Announced at TIFF

Still time to catch a few Scandinavian movies at TIFF!

the swede life in toronto

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The Toronto International Film Festival 2013 is world-renowned and coming soon (September 5-15th), and I’m excited to announce the line-up of Scandinavian movies that will be showing. Now that the kiddos are going to be in school, get ready to cozy up to fresh popped popcorn and some interesting Nordic films. Below is a brief synopsis of Nordic films that have been announced:

Antboy
Antboy (Danish)
A shy twelve-year-old becomes a superhero after being bitten by a very special ant, in this delightful comedy-adventure based on the popular children’s books by Kenneth Bøgh Andersen.

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Concrete Night (Finnish)
A fourteen-year-old boy in a stifling Helsinki slum takes some unwise life lessons from his soon-to-be-incarcerated older brother, in Finnish master Pirjo Honkasalo’s gorgeously stylized and emotionally devastating work about what we pass on to younger generations, and the ways we do it.

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Heart of a Lion (Finnish/Swedish)
The leader of a gang of…

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