Production report: EU puts Danish film on a roll
Maverick Danish director Lars von Trier may have won the Palme d'Or in Cannes for Dancer In The Dark, but two other Nordic films, Roy Andersson's Songs From The Second Floor from Sweden and Liv Ullmann's Faithless from Norway, enjoyed just as much buzz on the Croisette. Both relied on backing from Swedish state broadcaster SVT, which has become an important funding source for Scandinavian films in recent years.
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