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A Magnetic Mads

Ahead of Mads Mikkelsen visiting Gothenburg to receive the festival’s Honorary Award, we ask ourselves: What makes him so interesting to look at?

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A Magnetic Mads

Ahead of Mads Mikkelsen visiting Gothenburg to receive the festival’s Honorary Award, we ask ourselves: What makes him so interesting to look at?

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Gothenburg International Film Festival – this is where it all started for me, with an attempt to get in. Based on a lie. My mom, who might love film even more than I do (If that’s possible), She kept a yearly tradition while I was growing up. That I followed very closely. She would count […]

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Gothenburg International Film Festival – this is where it all started for me, with an attempt to get in. Based on a lie. My mom, who might love film even more than I do (If that’s possible), She kept a yearly tradition while I was growing up. That I followed very closely. She would count […]

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