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Cinema of Denmark

EFA Winners 2011

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European Film Melancholia Denmark, Sweden, France, Germany (130 min.) Director: Lars von Trier Producer: Meta Louise Foldager, Louise Vesth European Director Susanne Bier In A Better World / Hævnen European Actor Colin Firth The King's Speech European Actress Tilda Swinton We Need To Talk About Kevin European Screenwriter Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne The Kid with a Bike / Le gamin au vélo Carlo Di Palma European Cinematographer Award Manu...

Thomas Vinterberg on the origins of The Hunt

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Thomas Vinterberg on the origins of The Hunt: We  carried out an enormous amount of research before shooting the film. We  were inspired by a number of cases of sexual abuse that appeared in the  press. In a case like this, children are the victims - they also suffer  from having to lie to adults to make them satisfied. In Denmark, we  have a saying that only children and drunks always speak the truth. This  is false. Many doors are opened in this film. We leave the choice to  th...

Carl Th. Dreyer Takes Center Stage at CPH PIX

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In April 2012 Danish feature film festival CPH PIX and Lynch Company present the World Premiere of Stuart Lynch's film-theatre work 'Dreyer, The Tyrannical Dane' - a tribute to a director labeled both a tyrannical sadist, a misunderstood genius and one of the World's greatest filmmakers ever. A Crossover of Film and Theater The film-theatre work explores the enigmatic Carl Theodor Dreyer's fascination with the struggle and power of women and the transformational magic of light and compos...

Melancholia, The King's Speech, Pina, and Susanne Bier were amongthe majror winners at EFA Awards

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The more than 2,500 members of the European Film Academy - filmmakers from across Europe - have voted for this year's European Film Awards. Melancholia, The King's Speech, Pina, and Susanne Bier were amongthe majror winners. European Director for IN A BETTER WORLD  |  © Franziska Krug / action press At the awards ceremony in Berlin (Dec 3rd, 2011) the following awards were presented: EUROPEAN FILM 2011 MELANCHOLIA by Lars von Trier EUROPEAN DIRECTOR 2011...

'MELANCHOLIA' at CINEDAYS, Skopje

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LARS VON TRIER'S masterpiece, MELANCHOLIA (2011), which debuted in competition at Cannes this year, screened as part of the CINEDAYS indie movie madness of 70 films in 10 days in Skopje, Macedonia.  MY MELANCHOLIA: A REVIEW ‘Melancholia’, dictionary description… “a mental condition and especially a manic-depressive condition characterized by extreme depression, bodily complaints, and often hallucinations and delusions”.Smash ceremony to pieces. Hype, ego, pomp, sensationalism, f...

Malatya Film Festival Highlights the Best Films of the Year

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2nd Malatya International Film Festival, held from 18th to 24th November 2011, will be screening a special selection of impeccable movies under the title of ‘Panorama’.  Including the Dardenne Brother’s  ‘THE KID WITH A BIKE’ which shared the ‘Grand Jury Prix’ with Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s ‘ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA’ at Cannes this year, the Festival will also be showcasing the critically acclaimed other samples of the World Cinema.   With the support of the Malaty...

EFA Honours Mads Mikkelsen

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In recognition of a unique contribution to the world of film the European Film Academy takes great pleasure in presenting Mads Mikkelsen with the honorary award EUROPEAN ACHIEVEMENT IN WORLD CINEMA 2011. Ever since his debut in Nicolas Winding Refn's crime films PUSHER (1996) and PUSHER II -  for which he received the Danish critics' award Bodil - Mads Mikkelsen has played characters we fear and find attractive, often at the same time: As a butcher in THE GREEN BUTCHERS (2003) and ...

The Work in Progress section at the Stockholm Fest presents an electrifying line-up

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The list of films for this year's Work in Progress at the 22nd Stockholm International Film Festival is now complete and we are honored to present our most compelling and wide ranged program. Work in Progress will be held on Thursday 17th and Friday 18th of November, and this is the Nordic line-up: EASY MONEY 2 The follow-up to the very successful Easy Money starring Joel Kinnaman (The Killing). Written by Babak Najafi (Fredrik Wikström/Tre vänner produktion AB) THE HYPNOTIS...

4 of Dreyer's greatest works are currently being prepared for DCI-compliant digital cinema screenings by Europe's Finest

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Digitisation brings diversity to the movies - Dreyer's classics now at Europe's Finest   Carl Theodor Dreyer is besides Fritz Lang and Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau considered to be one of the masters and visionaries of the silent film era. In collaboration with the Danish Film Institute four of Dreyer's greatest works are currently being prepared for DCI-compliant digital cinema screenings by Europe's Finest and will shortly be ready to be booked.   The films O...

MELANCHOLIA at TIFF 2011

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’Melancholia’ premiered in May 2011 at the Cannes Film Festival. The press conference for the film received international attention when Lars von Trier made questionable comments about Hitler sympathizing with the Nazis and he was later named ‘persona non grata’ by the festival. Actress Kirsten Dunst won a Best Actress award for her stellar performance as Justine.This week it held its North American premier at 2011 Toronto Film Festival (TIFF). ‘Melancholia’, dictionary descript...

Melancholia, a review

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‘Melancholia’, dictionary description… “a mental condition and especially a manic-depressive condition characterized by extreme depression, bodily complaints, and often hallucinations and delusions”.Smash ceremony to pieces. Hype, ego, pomp, sensationalism, formality, persona, ceremony… Blow it to smithereens and what is left? A whole new way of looking at the world around us, whether real or imaginary, an altered perspective. Well, we’ve all seen that Lars von Trier is a fan of ...

MELANCHOLIA...

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‘Melancholia’, dictionary description… “a mental condition and especially a manic-depressive condition characterized by extreme depression, bodily complaints, and often hallucinations and delusions”.Smash ceremony to pieces. Hype, ego, pomp, sensationalism, formality, persona, ceremony… Blow it to smithereens and what is left? A whole new way of looking at the world around us, whether real or imaginary, an altered perspective. Well, we’ve all seen that Lars von Trier is a fan of ...

Melancholia at Cannes

Red carpet the night of the MELANCHOLIA (2011) premier at Cannes. Actor Stellan Skarsgårdphoto by Vanessa McMahon 

Melancholia at Cannes

Red carpet the night of the MELANCHOLIA (2011) premier at Cannes. Cast of the film at Cannes. photo by Vanessa McMahon 

Melancholia at Cannes

Red carpet the night of the MELANCHOLIA (2011) premier at Cannes. Cast of the film at Cannes. photo by Vanessa McMahon 

Melancholia at Cannes

Red carpet the night of the MELANCHOLIA (2011) premier at Cannes. Actress Kirsten Dunst.photo by Vanessa McMahon 

Melancholia at Cannes

Red carpet the night of the MELANCHOLIA (2011) premier at Cannes. Actress Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Rampling, Charlotte Gainsbourg and director Lars von Trier. photo by Vanessa McMahon 

Melancholia at Cannes

Red carpet the night of the MELANCHOLIA (2011) premier at Cannes. Director Lars von Trier and actress Kirsten Dunst.photo by Vanessa McMahon 

Melancholia at Cannes

Red carpet the night of the MELANCHOLIA (2011) premier at Cannes. Director Lars von Trier. photo by Vanessa McMahon 

Melancholia at Cannes

Red carpet the night of the MELANCHOLIA (2011) premier at Cannes. photo by Vanessa McMahon 

Charlotte Rampling at SFF 2011

Actress Charlotte Rampling introduces the film MELANCHOLIA (2011) to a sold out theater in Sarajevo during the 17th annual Sarajevo Film Festival. She praised the film saying it was Lars Von Trier's greatest masterpiece. photo by Vanessa McMahon 

Charlotte Rampling at SFF 2011

Actress Charlotte Rampling introduces the film MELANCHOLIA (2011) to a sold out theater in Sarajevo during the 17th annual Sarajevo Film Festival. She praised the film saying it was Lars Von Trier's greatest masterpiece. photo by Vanessa McMahon 

MELANCHOLIA...

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‘Melancholia’, dictionary description… “a mental condition and especially a manic-depressive condition characterized by extreme depression, bodily complaints, and often hallucinations and delusions”.Smash ceremony to pieces. Hype, ego, pomp, sensationalism, formality, persona, ceremony… Blow it to smithereens and what is left? A whole new way of looking at the world around us, whether real or imaginary, an altered perspective. Well, we’ve all seen that Lars von Trier is a fan of ...

Charlotte Rampling at SFF 2011

Charlotte Rampling speaks to press at Sarajevo Film Festival about her career and her role in THE LOOK (2011) and MELANCHOLIA (2011)photo by Vanessa McMahon 

Charlotte Rampling at SFF 2011

Charlotte Rampling speaks to press at Sarajevo Film Festival about her career and her role in THE LOOK (2011) and MELANCHOLIA (2011)photo by Vanessa McMahon 

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