Director: Henning Carlsen
The film is as ambiguous as its title, and in giving no definite ending, it leaves plenty to contemplate. Claus Worm, an architect, finds himself in a desperate and embarrassing position, concerning both his professional and his personal life.
When he is being offered a tempting deal that would solve his economic problems, he begins to mistrust first the people who are involved in the deal, then nearly everyone else around him. Slowly, he investigates - and finds evidence of goings-on he can't approve of. But are his assumptions correct? Can he prove what he saw?
The multi-festival prize winner is an imaginatively scripted and photographed film directed at children. A lively tale told by a bicycle, it shows what can be done with a road safety propaganda film. ... More »
An ingenious introduction to modern Sweden — its landscape and inhabitants — as seen by the well- known Danish director, Henning Carlsen. ... More »
Is life over when old age begins? Denmark has nearly 400,000 pensioners who have lived through the difficult days after having retired. Interviews elucidate the problems which are believed to crop up… More »
Based on the novel by Nobel prizewinner, Knut Hamsen, Hunger is about a penniless young writer in turn-of-the-century Oslo. The film is constructed with disruptive movements from reality to… More »
Henning Carlsen's new film looks at first like a reprise of his best known film Hunger (1966) as it introduces us to a down and out in a cold Northern European winter. The film quickly departs into i… More »