Television and Film

Shadow Lines

February 10, 2022

Shadow Lines – a Finnish Spy Story! Helsinki of the 1950s was the focal point of the Cold War. The US and the USSR had different ambitions for Finland. The US wanted a clearly pro-western government and the Soviets ultimate goal was annexation or installation of a puppet government. Shadow Lines tells the story of […]

I got hooked on Shtisel !

April 3, 2021

Many of us have increased our TV screen time during these prolonged periods of shutdown. The “third wave” will provide even more time to have a drink, eat popcorn, and find something else to watch. So, it is time for  another Netflix recommendation. Shtisel is a pearl. Seasons 1 and 2 were shown in Israel […]

Dix pour cent (Call My Agent)

March 25, 2021

I have just finished watching the final episode of Dix pour cent (“Le Dix”).  I just loved watching all four seasons. The entire fabric of Call my Agent is luxurious. Charm, humour, drama, atmosphere, top-quality acting, this series has it all. It was co-created, co-written, and produced by Dominique Besnehard.  The story line Besnehard managed […]

Borgen (The Castle)

March 19, 2021

I am looking forward to 2022 for many reasons. We should be able to travel again, walk the streets unmasked, and eat in restaurants. I could keep going but by now you will know all the other things I have been missing. Also, Borgen will be back for a fourth season. Filming has started in […]