The five nominated films for the Nordic Council Film Prize 2009 have been announced today. The prestigious film award worth DKK 350.000 [€47.000] is shared between the director, the scriptwriter and the producer. The winner of The Nordic Council Film Prize 2009 will be announced October 21.
This year’s nominees are:
Denmark – Antichrist, director Lars Von Trier
Finland – Sauna, director AJ Annila
Iceland – The Amazing Truth about Queen Raquela, director Olaf de Fleur Johannesson
Norway – North (Original Title – Nord), director Rune Denstad Langlo
Sweden – Light Year (Original Title – Ljusår), director Mikael Kristersson