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A FISHERMAN FROM HANSTHOLM

Denmark, 1977 (MIFF 1979)

Director: Jon Bang Carlsen

In a blend of fact and fiction, the film gives a poetic picture of the life of a fisherman and his family.

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HOTEL OF THE STARS

Denmark, 1981
A documentary comedy on extras played by extras: Their dreams and American society is reflected in these dreams. ... The film takes place in "Hotel of the Stars", a hotel in the centre of Hollywood. … More »

Phoenix Bird

USA/Denmark, 1984
In Carlsen's "documentaries" reality is staged: real people play "themselves" to give an impression of how they perceive themselves. In this case we meet James R. Jarrett, a returned warrior who brin… More »

LIFE WILL BE LIVED - LETTERS FROM A MOTHER

Denmark, 1993
This is a beautifully executed film about life, dreams, homeland, journeys and the inevitable...as told through the letters of a mother in Denmark, as her son travels across the open plains and deser… More »

IT'S NOW OR NEVER

USA, 1996
... ... The story of Jimmy, a middle-aged Irish bachelor, who decides the time has come to find a wife. He contacts the local matchmaker to find him a suitable woman. What kind of woman is he looking… More »

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