Scandinavian Film Festival 2022

The Scandinavian Film Festival returns July 19 - August 10. Now a much anticipated fixture on the Festival calendar, the Scandinavian Film Festival will return in July to showcase the most exciting dramas, comedies and crime thrillers from Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland and Denmark. Exploring culture, history and life in the Nordic region, a host of Australian premieres will bring high calibre and award-winning Scandinavian cinema to Palace Nova Cinema screens.

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Carlsberg Scandinavian Film Festival 2022 opening night event MA15
Go North with the Carlsberg Scandinavian Film Festival.
Carlsberg Scandinavian Film Festival 2022 closing night event PG
Join us for the final night of the 2022 Carlsberg Scandinavian Film Festival for drinks and a special presentation of The New Land, starring Max von Sydow and directed by Jan Troell.
SCA22 The Pact E18+ From: Jul 19, 2022
Set in 1948, this slow burn drama from acclaimed director Bille August is based on the true story of Out of Africa author Karen Blixen and her intense mentorship of young
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SCA22 Queen Christina G From: Jul 19, 2022
Swedish-American Greta Garbo, one of the most glamorous and popular motion-picture stars of the 1920s and ’30s, shines as Queen Christina in this historical drama about t
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SCA22 Pretty Young Thing E18+ From: Jul 19, 2022
In a boarding school where new first year students undergo initiation rituals; six teenage boys and girls are challenged to their limits in this coming-of-age drama that
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SCA22 Quake E18+ From: Jul 19, 2022
An absorbing psychological drama based on a best-selling Icelandic novel starring Anita Briem as a single mother who is fighting to keep her young son while trying to pie
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SCA22 Margrete - Queen of the North MA15 From: Jul 19, 2022
A lavish historical drama from acclaimed director Charlotte Sieling, that explores the legacy and dilemmas faced by Denmark’s Queen Margrete, a visionary ruler who broker
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SCA22 Nordic by Nature E15+ From: Jul 19, 2022
A fascinating documentary that follows a young Faroese chef through the stunning landscapes of the Faroe Islands and shows the life of the two-star Michelin culinary pear
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SCA22 A Taste of Hunger M From: Jul 19, 2022
A couple sacrifice everything to get a coveted Michelin star for their popular restaurant in Copenhagen, Denmark in this luscious and intense drama starring Katrine Greis
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SCA22 70 is Just a Number E18+ From: Jul 19, 2022
A warm-hearted and touching Finnish comedy about a superstar singer who is trying to cope with her career, age and love, starring the award-winning Finnish actress Hannel
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SCA22 A Matter of Trust E18+ From: Jul 19, 2022
In this tender and moving portrait of trust in modern relationships, the lives of five unrelated people are turned upside down with irreversible consequences on a perfect
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SCA22 Casablanca PG From: Jul 19, 2022
In the iconic romantic drama Casablanca, which is celebrating its 80th anniversary, Ingrid Bergman delivers a career-defining performance as a woman torn between two men
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SCA22 So Damn Easy Going E18+ From: Jul 19, 2022
A playful dramatic comedy about love and daring to be yourself that centres on an 18-year-old girl who has ADHD and is exploring newfound feelings towards her classmate.
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SCA22 Nothing to Laugh About E18+ From: Jul 19, 2022
When a successful stand-up comedian’s entire life changes in a single day, he sets out on a heart-warming journey to rediscover himself and his laughter in this charming
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SCA22 Comedy Queen E15+ From: Jul 19, 2022
This Berlinale Crystal Bear-winning story of loss, anger and healing follows a 13-year-old girl who wants to become a stand-up comedian, a Comedy Queen.
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SCA22 Tuesday Club M From: Jul 19, 2022
When a sudden change forces Karin to re-evaluate her life, with the help of friends, food and passion she discovers that it is never too late for a fresh start in life.
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SCA22 The Emigrants - 2021 E18+ From: Jul 19, 2022
Based on Vilhelm Moberg’s beloved story, this new version of the original classic epic drama from Erik Poppe stars Lisa Carlehed and Gustav Skarsgård and follows the emig
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SCA22 The Wicker Man M From: Jul 19, 2022
Swedish star Britt Ekland plays the seductive daughter of the town leader in this folk horror cult classic, presented in its 2013 Final Cut version, about a puritan Polic
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SCA22 The Woodcutter Story E18+ From: Jul 19, 2022
In an idyllic Finnish village, Pepe the woodcutter’s quiet life is suddenly torn apart by a series of tragic events over the course of a few days, yet he remains unfazed
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SCA22 The Serpent's Egg E18+ From: Jul 19, 2022
Set amidst the social decay of the 1920s in the Weimar Republic, Liv Ullmann stars as a cabaret singer in this thriller from Ingmar Bergman, about an American circus perf
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SCA22 The New Land PG From: Jul 19, 2022
In this sequel to last year’s closing night classic The Emigrants, a Swedish immigrant family struggle to establish a new life for themselves in the forest of Minnesota i
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