Win Dark Woods 2 tickets

The highly anticipated sequel to the movie that kickstarted the Norwegian horror wave is now in Norwegian cinemas, but if you need a kick in the butt to get your butt out of the couch, don’t sweat, Nordic Fantasy is here to help you. In 2008, Norwegians voted 2003’s Dark Woods (original title; Villmark) as…

More Dark Woods 2

Premiering On October 9 is the anticipated sequel to Dark Woods, one of the most notable Norwegian horror movies. 12 years in the making, Dark Woods 2 has a new cast and makes the most out of a creepy, abandoned real-life sanatorium. Norway does not have a great tradition for sequels, so nobody raised an eyebrow…

Dark Woods 2 preview

“The scariest Norwegian movie ever” is getting its first sequel in October. Dark Woods 2 is a continuation, but with a new cast and a bigger, creepy location. In 2008, Norway’s second most popular newspaper Dagbladet’s readers chose 2003’s Dark Woods (original title; Villmark) as the scariest Norwegian movie ever (not that many had been made until…

Dark Woods relaunched

In a rare move, Norway’s first real horror film, Dark Woods, is being relaunched on all relevant formats, to warm up for the sequel that is coming later this year. It says something about a country that their first mainstream horror movie came out as late as in 2003. Dark Woods (original title; Villmark) was…

Film Chills x 4 preview

Horror anthologies in Norway are few and far between, but in 2010 a collection of four horror shorts were released on DVD. In 2008, public film funder Fuzz launched a horror/chiller competition in order to boost film making experience in Western Norway. Four movies were chosen as winners; Forlat oss vår skyld directed by Kjersti…

Review: Familien Bergs erfaringer

Produced as part of a horror anthology of four short films in 2008 and 2009, Familien Bergs erfaringer is a traditional story about well functioning people trapped in a deadly forest. Directed by Pål Øie, who started the Norwegian horror wave in 2003 with Dark Woods and would later direct the horror-thriller Hidden (2009), Familien…