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Goteborg: Film Vast’s Eskilsson: We Want High-Quality Cinema Blockbusters

5 February 2016 7:51 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Goteborg– Swedish producer Tomas Eskilsson has since 1992 headed up Swedish regional film centre, Film Väst, in Trollhättan, one of Europe’s best-know regional film hubs.

He has masterminded the co-production of 450 features; this year he ranks No. 2 on the Göteborg International Film Festival’s list of the most powerful people in the Swedish film industry (No 1 is head of the Swedish Film Institute, Anna Serner).

This comes after one of the most successful year openings he has had. In 2015, Film Väst films won 14 Guldbagga awards – Sweden’s national film prize; one film sold more than 1.6 million domestic tickets, Swedish director Felix Herngren’s “The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared.” It was nominated for an Oscar (Love Larson and Eva von Bahr’s make-up and hairstyling). Recently, another, a film from another Swedish director ,Hannes Holm’s ”A Man Called Ove,” broke through the one-million-admissions mark in »

- Jorn Rossing Jensen

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Top 100 Most Anticipated Foreign Films of 2016: Picks 200-101

4 January 2016 11:00 AM, PST | ioncinema | See recent ioncinema news »

It’s become a great breaking in the new year traditional here at Ioncinema.com. We begin our countdown to the our most anticipated foreign films (anything outside the U.S.) with our own Nicholas Bell curating the best bets for 2016. Here are the titles and filmmakers that didn’t make our final Top 100 cut, but are nonetheless “radar” worthy.

101. El Rey del Once – Daniel Burman

102. The Dancer – Stephanie Di Giusto

103. Le CancrePaul Vecchiali

104. While the Women are Sleeping – Wayne Wang

105. TomorrowMartha Pinson

106. Spring Again – Gael Morel

107. CrowhurstSimon Rumley

108. Le Garcon – Philippe Lioret *

109. Marie and the Misfits – Sebastien Betbeder

110. Le Caravage – Alain Chevalier

111. Night Song – Raphael Nadjari

112. Réparer les vivants – Katell Quillevere *

113. Project LazarusMateo Gil

114. Afterimages – Andrzej Wajda

115. Don’t Knock Twice – Caradog James

116. DetourChristopher Smith

117. The Bride of Rip Van Winkle – Shunji Iwai

118. Three on the Road – Johnnie To

119. Le Vin et le Vent »

- Eric Lavallee

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