THE OTHER SIDE (2020) Reviews of Swedish ghost horror

The Other Side is a 2020 Swedish supernatural horror film about a father who moves into a new duplex house with his girlfriend and son. They hear strange noises from …

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INTRIGO: DEAR AGNES (2019) Preview

‘Never forgive. Never forget. Never get caught.’ Intrigo: Dear Agnes is 2019 crime thriller about a young widow who receives a shocking proposition when an old friend offers her money …

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Draug – Sweden, 2018 – reviews

Draug is a 2018 Swedish horror feature film directed by Karin Engman and Klas Persson, based on a screenplay by the latter. The Ödmården Filmproduction stars Elna Karlsson, Thomas Hedengran, …

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BLOOD PARADISE (2018) Reviews and overview

‘Writing is a dying art’ Blood Paradise is a 2018 Swedish comedy horror feature film directed by Patrick von Barkenburg from a screenplay co-written with Andréa Winter (aka musical artist Baby Yaga), …

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Sargad – Sweden, 2017 – reviews

Sargad (translation: “Wounded”) is a 2017 Swedish exploitation horror feature film directed by Andres R. Ramos from a screenplay by Sarah Giercksky, who also stars. The Bloody Fierce Productions movie also Jesper …

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Black Ghosts – Sweden, 2015 – reviews

‘She has summoned them’ Black Ghosts – original title: Trans Somnium – is a 2015 Swedish horror film written and directed by Andreas Marawell. It stars Sandra Karinsdotter and Kaarina Lindblom. In an …

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Insane – Sweden, 2010 – reviews

‘Pay to check in – Pray to check out‘ Insane is a 2010 Swedish horror thriller feature film directed by Anders Jacobsson and Tomas Sandquist from a screenplay co-written with Nathan …

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Häxan (1922) reviews and overview

Häxan aka The Witches or Witchcraft Through the Ages is a 1922 Swedish-Danish silent horror feature film written and directed by Benjamin Christensen. Based partly on Christensen’s study of the Malleus Maleficarum, a 15th-century …

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Tor Johnson – actor

Tore Johansson (19 October 1903 – 12 May 1971), better known by the stage name Tor Johnson, was a Swedish professional wrestler (billed as The Super Swedish Angel) and actor. He …

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Kung Fury – short, Sweden, 2015

Kung Fury is a 2015 Swedish martial arts sci-fi monster comedy gore short film written, directed by, and starring David Sandberg. The film was crowdfunded through Kickstarter with pledges exceeding the …

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Drowning Ghost – Sweden, 2004 – reviews

Drowning Ghost – aka Strandvaskaren – is a 2004 Swedish slasher horror feature film directed by Mikael Håfström from a screenplay by Lars Yngwe ‘Vasa’ Johansson and Håfström. It stars Rebecka Hemse, Jesper …

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The Phantom Carriage – Sweden, 1921 – reviews

The Phantom Carriage – original title: Körkarlen – is a 1921 Swedish film directed by and starring Victor Sjöström, alongside Hilda Borgström, Tore Svennberg and Astrid Holm. It is based on the novel Thy Soul Shall Bear Witness! (Körkarlen; 1912), by Nobel …

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Sinister Visions – Denmark, Sweden, 2013

Sinister Visions is a 2013 Danish/Swedish horror anthology film directed by Henric Brandt (‘My Undead Girlfriend’), Doug Gehl (‘Genital Genocide’), Andreas Rylander (‘My Undead Girlfriend’ intro) and Kim Sønderholm (‘Mother Knows Best’, ‘A Woman Scorned’ and ‘Succubus’). Horror anthologies …

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Wither – Sweden, 2012 – reviews

‘Say goodbye to your friends’ Wither – original title: Vittra -is a 2012 Swedish horror film directed by Sonny Laguna and Tommy Wicklund and starring Patrik Almkvist, Lisa Henni, and Patrick Saxe. It is …

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The Night Visitor – Sweden, USA, 1971 – reviews

The Night Visitor – Swedish title: Papegojan – is a 1971 Swedish-American psychological horror thriller feature film directed by Laslo Benedek. The movie stars Max von Sydow (The Exorcist), Liv Ullmann, Trevor Howard, Per Oscarsson, Rupert Davies and Andrew …

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