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Two Scandinavian directors. Nikolaj Arcel, nominated for his smart Danish costume drama "A Royal Affair," and Espen Sandberg, the co-director with Joachim Roenning of the Norwegian epic "Kon-Tiki," had never met before this awards season -- but when both films were nominated for Oscars and Golden Globes, the two men began to find themselves at the same events in Los Angeles, far from where they grew up.  Is there a kinship between Scandinavian filmmakers? Sandberg: Absolutely. It is a small scene, and I think every Scandinavian movie that does well helps me. Arcel: When »

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