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All the Scandi films that have ever won an Oscar

By Linnéa Pesonen

Greta Garbo in Queen Christina 1933. Photo: Getty

From well-known pictures like Fanny and Alexander and Searching for Sugarman to obscure short films, here are all of the Oscar-winning movies from the Nordics

The film industry’s most anticipated award ceremony is fast approaching, and contrary to popular belief, quite a few Scandinavian films have had their piece of the pie. It’s fairly common knowledge that the Nordics have spawned some of the most renowned Oscar-winning Hollywood stars – from Ingrid Bergman and Greta Garbo to Liv Ullman. However, we believe the region’s remarkable and award-winning films deserve their own moments in the spotlight.


Below, a comprehensive list of Scandinavian films that have won an Academy Award.