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REVIEW: Moody Norwegian Lesbian Drama ‘Thelma’ Echoes ‘Carrie’

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Still from supernatural lesbian drama film Thelma, screening at Palace Cinemas as part of the Scandinavian film festival

A coming-of-age tale but not as we traditionally know it, Thelma places a fresh, dark twist on the genre to dazzling effect. At the core of Joachim Trier’s seductive film lies a recognisable story – one of sexual awakening and discovering one’s true self – but a haunting supernatural element placed on the material allows …

Playing exclusively at Palace Centro Cinemas, the 2015 Scandinavian Film Festival promises to deliver the finest cinema from Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland and Iceland. Screening from the 16th to the 26th of July, the festival looks to broaden the theatrical pallet of its patrons by offering the best dramas, comedies and thrillers the Nordic have …