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Annette Olesen's compelling denunciation of ethnic hate begins with a description of the perfect building estate then throws to a present-day, outer-Copenhagen housing project; a place far removed from the idyll. ... A young man gets beaten to the point of death. His mother shoulders the blame ... Read more
Phie Ambo's documentary sees her turning the camera on fellow Danish filmmaker, Nicholas Winding Refn, detailing his real-life tale of risk and sacrifice. ... After crashlanding in Cannes with the gritty debut, Pusher, Winding Refn suffered a box office flop, Fear X (2003), which saw him plunged ... Read more
A major domestic box office and critical success, Manslaughter bears the hallmarks that have made recent Danish cinema substantial and constantly challenging. Fifty-two-year-old Carsten (Jesper Christensen) is a popular, much-respected high school teacher. He is married to Nina and they have a son ... Read more
Anders Morgenthaler's debut animated feature came careening into audiences on the opening night of Director's Fortnight at Cannes just months ago. August, a former missionary priest, returns home to Copenhagen when his sister Christina dies. Known as The Princess, Christina was a celebrated porn ... Read more
A furious, hyper-realistic window into the very bottom of the Copenhagen underworld, the blockbuster hit Pusher, the debut feature from its 25-year-old director, was instrumental in putting Danish cinema back on the international map post-Dogma. ... It tells the story of Frank (Kim Bodia), a ... Read more
“It's as if Coppola had decided to make sadsack Fredo Corleone the hero of one of the Godfather films.” - Toronto International Film Festival ... Just out of prison, small-time crook Tonny (already familiar to fans of Pusher) tries to sort out his life and gain the respect of his father. But ... Read more
“A vision that thoroughly debunks popular ideas of gangster romanticism.” - Toronto International Film Festival ... Taking place over the course of a day, ageing Serbian drug baron, Milo (Zlatko Buric), prepares for his daughter's 25th birthday. At the same time, younger gangs are attempting to ... Read more
A Soap cleaned up at this year's Berlin Film Festival where it won a Silver Bear Award, Best Debut Film and was nominated for a Golden Bear Award. ... Charlotte could have it all but she doesn't want any of it. When she moves away from her boyfriend, she happens to become the upstairs neighbour of ... Read more
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