Category Archives: Norwegian Cinema

Three Essential Streaming Movies

Zero Motivation, (2014) Israel. Zohar (Dana Ivgy) and Daffi (Nelly Tagar) are two young Israeli soldiers serving on a remote army base. Stuck in the Human Resources Division, the girls are bored pencil-pushers who spend their days playing video games, singing pop songs, flirting with handsome male soldiers, and dreaming of escape to Tel Aviv. […]

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Lust in Lappland: The Pathfinder

Mikkel Gaup as Aigin, The Pathfinder, 1987. Tweet A little girl searches for her lost dog. The landscape is sheeted with snow and ice. Bundled in thick furs, the child approaches a stand of birch trees. She lifts her eyes and spies a discordant note: in the whiteness of the snow, among the white trees, […]

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Lust in Lappland: Laila

Laila, Mona Mårtenson, with Mellet, her foster brother, Henry Gleditsch. Tweet Seraphic Secret has a weakness for films that take place in Lappland. The frozen tundra, the layers of thick fur—torture for a PETA fanatic—the ultra-cool head gear, and let’s not forget the herds of thundering reindeer; these images speak to me on a deeply […]

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