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A SONG FOR MARTIN (Bille August, 2001)
Martin Fischer, one of his nation's most beloved and esteemed composers, begins a fiery relationship with his married first violinist Barbara. An idyllic Moroccan honeymoon and the imminent completio… Read more

ALL ABOUT MY FATHER (Even Benestad, 2001)
Voted Best Documentary at the 2002 Berlin Film Festival, All About My Father is a highly personal film about Esben Benestad, a well respected doctor - who also happens to be a transvestite - from a s… Read more

DRAGONFLIES (Marius Holst, 2001)
Eddie and Maria have met at a time in their lives when they're both keen to start life afresh, eager to leave their respective pasts behind. But the past has a way of emerging unexpectedly. One day E… Read more

MINOR MISHAPS (Annette K Olesen, 2001)
Berlin Film Festival award winner Minor Mishaps exhibits the peculiarly Danish brand of bittersweet intimate comedy and turbulent family relationships handled so expertly in Thomas Vinterberg's class… Read more

MOTHERS OF LIFE (Anastasia Lapsui, Markku Lehmuskallio, 2002)
Mothers of Life serves as a companion piece to Anastasia Lapsui and Markku Lahmuskallio's previous film, Seven Songs from the Tundra (MIFF 2000). Once again the filmmakers journeyed to the remote Yam… Read more

THE BENCH (Per Fly, 2000)
An incisive, witty and deeply moving drama about responsibility and solidarity. Per Fly's directorial debut tells the story of alcohol-ravaged Kaj in the sympathetic, straightforward style adopted in… Read more

THE ICELANDIC DREAM (Róbert I Douglas, 2000)
A loser in Australia, a tosser in England, whatever term you choose, Toti - the hero of The Icelandic Dream - is no winner. In some ways he's the George Costanza of Reykjavic: the kind of guy who get… Read more

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