Nordic Film Days loves 'Yngve'

Norwegian cinema triumphs in Lubeck, Germany

COLOGNE, Germany -- Norwegian cinema cleaned up at the Nordic Film Days in Lubeck, Germany, with Stian Kristiansen's "The Man Who Loved Yngve" taking the NDR prize for best film and Nils Gaup's historic epic "The Kautokeino Rebellion," winning the audience award.

The prize for best Nordic feature went to "Dancers" from Danish director Pernille Fischer Christensen. Kine Boman's "Herdswoman," which follows three generations of aboriginal Sami women living in Lapland, took best documentary, while Natasha Arthy's cross-cultural drama "Fighter" won the children and youth prize.

The Nordic Film Days, which celebrates cinema from Northern Europe, wrapped Saturday.