The "Swedish Film Wonder" in Almedalen

6:47 min

What has earned over US$ 400 million in ticket and DVD purchases alone, as well as increasing tourism to the Stockholm region by three percent, meaning yet more millions of dollars for the Swedish tourist industry?

The answer: The Millennium films, based on the books by author Stieg Larsson. They are on the forefront of a phenomenon the film industry is daring to call the "Swedish Film Wonder".

The Almedalen week on the island of Gotland saw a seminar asking if the "Film Wonder" is a result of state film policy, and why is Swedish film doing so well at the moment?