70 relations: A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence, ABBA, Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, Östermalm, Benny Andersson, Bicycle Thieves, Black comedy, Boeing B-52 Stratofortress, Cannes Film Festival, Chicago International Film Festival, Cinema of Sweden, Comedy-drama, Computer-generated imagery, Curzon Artificial Eye, Dagens Industri, Dagens Nyheter, Deathstars, Dixieland, Edvard Persson, Fantasporto, Film Forum, Gothenburg Film Festival, Guldbagge Award for Best Cinematography, Guldbagge Award for Best Director, Guldbagge Award for Best Film, Guldbagge Award for Best Screenplay, Hávamál, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Jugge Nohall, Lethe, Little White Lies (magazine), Mamma Mia! (film), March (music), Nöjesguiden, Nepotism, New York City, Nordic Council, Nordic Council Film Prize, Old Norse, Palisades Tartan, Peter Bradshaw, Poetic Edda, Roman Elegies, Rotten Tomatoes, Roy Andersson, Samuel Beckett, Screen International, Sketch comedy, Songs from the Second Floor, Stanza, ..., Stockholm, Svenska Dagbladet, Swedish Film Institute, Swedish krona, Swedish language, Sydsvenskan, The Guardian, The New York Times, Toronto International Film Festival, Trad jazz, Tragicomedy, Un Certain Regard, United Kingdom, Upsala Nya Tidning, Variety (magazine), Vittorio De Sica, 2007 Cannes Film Festival, 20th European Film Awards, 43rd Guldbagge Awards, 80th Academy Awards. Expand index (20 more) » « Shrink index
A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence (En duva satt på en gren och funderade på tillvaron) is a 2014 internationally co-produced black comedy-drama film written and directed by Roy Andersson.
ABBA are a Swedish pop group, formed in Stockholm in 1972 by Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad.
The Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film is one of the Academy Awards handed out annually by the U.S.-based Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
Östermalm (sv: eastern city-burough) is a 2.56 km² large district in central Stockholm, Sweden.
Göran Bror Benny Andersson (born 16 December 1946) is a Swedish musician, composer, member of the Swedish music group ABBA, and co-composer of the musicals Chess, Kristina från Duvemåla, and Mamma Mia!.
Bicycle Thieves (Ladri di biciclette; sometimes known in the United States as The Bicycle Thief) is a 1948 Italian film directed by Vittorio De Sica.
Black comedy, also known as dark comedy or gallows humor, is a comic style that makes light of subject matter that is generally considered taboo, particularly subjects that are normally considered serious or painful to discuss.
The Boeing B-52 Stratofortress is an American long-range, subsonic, jet-powered strategic bomber.
The Cannes Festival (Festival de Cannes), named until 2002 as the International Film Festival (Festival international du film) and known in English as the Cannes Film Festival, is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres, including documentaries from all around the world.
The Chicago International Film Festival is an annual film festival held every fall.
Swedish cinema is known for including many acclaimed movies; during the 20th century the industry was the most prominent of Scandinavia.
Comedy-drama, also known as dramedy (portmanteau of words drama and comedy), is a genre in film and television works in which plot elements are a combination of comedy and drama.
Computer-generated imagery (CGI) is the application of computer graphics to create or contribute to images in art, printed media, video games, films, television programs, shorts, commercials, videos, and simulators.
Curzon Artificial Eye is a British film distributor, specialising in independent, foreign-language and art house films for cinema and home entertainment.
Dagens Industri (often referred to as DI and stylized as Dagens industri) is a financial newspaper in tabloid format published in Stockholm, Sweden.
Dagens Nyheter (lit. "the day's news"), abbreviated DN, is a daily newspaper in Sweden.
Deathstars is a Swedish heavy metal band from Strömstad.
Dixieland, sometimes referred to as hot jazz or traditional jazz, is a style of jazz based on the music that developed in New Orleans at the start of the 20th century.
Carl Edvard Persson (born 17 January 1888 in Sankt Pauli parish, Malmö, Scania – died 19 September 1957 in Helsingborg, Scania) was a celebrated Swedish actor, director and singer.
Fantasporto, also known as Fantas, is an international film festival, annually organized since 1981 in Porto, Portugal.
Film Forum is a nonprofit movie theater at 209 West Houston Street in Hudson Square, Manhattan.
Göteborg Film Festival (earlier Göteborg International Film Festival, shortened GIFF) is an annual film festival in Gothenburg, Sweden and the largest film event in Scandinavia.
The Guldbagge for Best Cinematography is a Swedish film award presented annually by the Swedish Film Institute (SFI) as part of the Guldbagge Awards (Swedish: "Guldbaggen") to cinematographers working in the Swedish motion picture industry.
The Guldbagge for Best Director is a Swedish film award presented annually by the Swedish Film Institute (SFI) as part of the Guldbagge Awards (Swedish: "Guldbaggen") to directors working in the Swedish motion picture industry.
The Guldbagge for Best Film is a Swedish film award presented annually by the Swedish Film Institute (SFI) as part of the Guldbagge Awards (Swedish: "Guldbaggen") to the best Swedish motion picture of the year.
The Guldbagge for Best Screenplay is a Swedish film award presented annually by the Swedish Film Institute (SFI) as part of the Guldbagge Awards (Swedish: "Guldbaggen") to screenwriters working in the Swedish motion picture industry.
Hávamál ("sayings of the high one") is presented as a single poem in the Codex Regius, a collection of Old Norse poems from the Viking age.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (28 August 1749 – 22 March 1832) was a German writer and statesman.
Jugge Nohall, born Mark Erik Jörgen Nohall, September 6, 1964 in Stockholm, is a Swedish singer and artist, who has written a song for the Swedish national final of the Eurovision song contest, participated in two reality shows (Club Goa) on Swedish television and worked as a radio talkshow host.
In Greek mythology, Lethe (Greek: Λήθη, Lḗthē) was one of the five rivers of the underworld of Hades.
Little White Lies is an internationally distributed movie magazine.
Mamma Mia! (promoted as Mamma Mia! The Movie) is a 2008 jukebox musical romantic comedy film based on the 1999 musical of the same name, based on the songs of successful pop group ABBA, with additional music composed by ABBA member Benny Andersson.
A march, as a musical genre, is a piece of music with a strong regular rhythm which in origin was expressly written for marching to and most frequently performed by a military band.
Nöjesguiden (Swedish for "the entertainment guide") is a Nordic free-of-charge young adult monthly magazine, available in the major cities in Sweden, which was established in 1982.
Nepotism is based on favour granted to relatives in various fields, including business, politics, entertainment, sports, religion and other activities.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
The Nordic Council is the official body for formal inter-parliamentary co-operation among the Nordic countries.
The Nordic Council Film Prize is an annual film prize administered by the Nordic Council.
Old Norse was a North Germanic language that was spoken by inhabitants of Scandinavia and inhabitants of their overseas settlements from about the 9th to the 13th century.
Palisades Tartan is a British/American film distribution company, founded by US-based Palisades Media Group to take over the film library of film distributor Tartan Films after it folded in Summer 2008.
Peter Bradshaw (born 19 June 1962) is an English writer and film critic.
Poetic Edda is the modern attribution for an unnamed collection of Old Norse anonymous poems, which is different from the Edda written by Snorri Sturluson.
The Roman Elegies (originally published under the title Erotica Romana in Germany, later Römische Elegien) is a cycle of twenty-four poems by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.
Rotten Tomatoes is an American review-aggregation website for film and television.
Roy Arne Lennart Andersson (born 31 March 1943) is a Swedish film director, best known for A Swedish Love Story (1970) and his "Living trilogy," which includes Songs from the Second Floor (2000), You, the Living (2007) and A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence (2014).
Samuel Barclay Beckett (13 April 1906 – 22 December 1989) was an Irish avant-garde novelist, playwright, theatre director, poet, and literary translator who lived in Paris for most of his adult life.
Screen International is a film magazine covering the international film business.
Sketch comedy comprises a series of short comedy scenes or vignettes, called "sketches", commonly between one and ten minutes long.
Songs from the Second Floor (Sånger från andra våningen) is a Swedish black comedy-drama film which was released to cinemas in Sweden on 6 October 2000, written and directed by Roy Andersson.
In poetry, a stanza (from Italian stanza, "room") is a grouped set of lines within a poem, usually set off from other stanzas by a blank line or indentation.
Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous city in the Nordic countries; 952,058 people live in the municipality, approximately 1.5 million in the urban area, and 2.3 million in the metropolitan area.
Svenska Dagbladet ("The Swedish Daily News"), abbreviated SvD, is a daily newspaper published in Stockholm, Sweden.
The Swedish Film Institute (Svenska Filminstitutet) was founded in 1963 to support and develop the Swedish film industry.
The krona (plural: kronor; sign: kr; code: SEK) has been the currency of Sweden since 1873.
Swedish is a North Germanic language spoken natively by 9.6 million people, predominantly in Sweden (as the sole official language), and in parts of Finland, where it has equal legal standing with Finnish.
Sydsvenska Dagbladet Snällposten, generally known simply as Sydsvenskan (The South Swedish), is a daily newspaper published in Scania in Sweden.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF, often stylized as tiff) is one of the largest publicly attended film festivals in the world, attracting over 480,000 people annually.
Trad jazz, short for "traditional jazz", is the Dixieland and ragtime jazz styles of the early 20th century, which typically used a front line of trumpet, clarinet and trombone in contrast to more modern styles which usually include saxophones, and the revival of these styles in mid 20th-century Britain before the emergence of beat music.
Tragicomedy is a literary genre that blends aspects of both tragic and comic forms.
Un Certain Regard is a section of the Cannes Film Festival's official selection.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
Upsala Nya Tidning or UNT is a regional daily newspaper published in Uppsala (older spelling Upsala), Sweden.
Variety is a weekly American entertainment trade magazine and website owned by Penske Media Corporation.
Vittorio De Sica (7 July 1901 – 13 November 1974) was an Italian director and actor, a leading figure in the neorealist movement.
The 60th Cannes Film Festival ran from 16 to 27 May 2007.
The 20th Annual European Film Awards took place on December 1, 2007 in Berlin, Germany.
The 43rd Guldbagge Awards ceremony, presented by the Swedish Film Institute, honored the best Swedish films of 2007, and took place on 21 January 2008.
The 80th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best films of 2007 and took on place February 24, 2008, at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles beginning at 5:30 p.m. PST / 8:30 p.m. EST.