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Red and White (Keld Helmer-Petersen, 1968)
A short musical improvisation on the Danish national colours, red and white; colours which actually dominate the Danish scene. ... Read more

RED ROAD (Andrea Arnold, 2006)
“A white knuckle thriller.” - Toronto Film Festival This psychological nail-biter follows Jackie, a surveillance camera officer who observes the streets of Glasgow on a matrix of television scre… Read more

Scoundrel (Flemming Quist Møller, 1966)
An irreverent look at a little monster who wreaks unbridled havoc. ... Diploma of Honour, Cracow Festival. ... Read more

Shakespeare and Kronborg (Jorgen Roos, 1950)
A description of the Castle of Kronborg as Shakespeare and his actors must have seen it 300 years ago if they even visited the castle, interwoven with scenes from a performance of "Hamlet" in the cou… Read more

Shaman (Luc Perez, 2007)
A young Innuit boy battles a mysterious monster in Greenland. A poetic and beautiful tale. --- D/S Luc Perez P Marie Bro TD 35mm/2007/11mins ... Read more

Silent City (Jesper Rasmussen, 1996)
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SOAP, A (Pernille Fischer Christensen, )
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… Read more

The name may be unfamiliar but the tunes of Harolc Arlen have stayed with generations. Over the Rainbow, Stormy Weather, Accentuate the Positive, That Old Black Magic, Let's Fall in Love, Come Rain o… Read more

Co-winner of the Jury prize at this year's Cannes Film Festival (sharing the prize with Blackboards, also showing at MIFF), Songs From the Second Floor is an alarmingly funny and bold film. ... 'Song… Read more

Sophie (Birgitte Staermose, 2006)
A man and a woman walk down a street in the red light district of Copenhagen. They are happy but soon their conversation takes a strange turn and comes to a head. Is it the surroundings that provoked… Read more

Staceyann Chin (Ulrik Wivel, 2001)
Staceyann Chin traces the personal journey of a prominent American Slam poet. The testimonies about her turbulent childhood and quest for sexual identity are intertwined with an exciting subculture, … Read more

Strings (Anders Ronnow Klarlund, 2004)
Evoking the imaginary worlds of the Quay Brothers and Phillippe Genty, [Strings] is a remarkable, Shakespearian epic cast entirely with puppets! Before committing suicide, ancient ruler Kahro repents… Read more

SUBSTITUTE, THE (Ole Bornedal, 2007)
Say goodbye to your last day on Earth.What's the one quality humans have that aliens don't? Empathy, of course - the lack of which has led to endless wars raging across alien worlds. Now Ulla, one of… Read more

Summer War (Palle Kjaerulff-Schmidt, 1965)
A fable about a young soldier engaged on manoeuvres who takes advantage of being a mock casualty to spend the time with a girl. ... Diploma of Merit, Edibvurgh; Hauptpreis, Oberhausen. ... Read more

swenkas, the (Jeppe Ronde, 2004)
The Swenkas are gentlemen in suits, men who take pride in coordinated clothing and perfect grooming. Every Saturday night in Johannesburg this group of 18 Zulu working men leave their grimy overalls … Read more

TEDDY BEAR (Mads Matthiesen, 2012)
Winner of the World Cinema Directing Award for Dramatic Fiction at Sundance 2012. ... Mads Matthiesen expands his MIFF award-winning short film Dennis (MIFF 08) into a full-length character drama wit… Read more

Tempo (Laurits Munch-Petersen, 1999)
A man rushes to be somewhere, events conspiring to make sure he misses his appointment. The car won't start, the clock keeps ticking, the stress of being late appears to exacerbate his problems. Is t… Read more

Ten Ties and a Heart (Henning Ørnbak, 1967)
The influence of mass media on the young. A girl tries to live as her magazines tell her she should. ... Award, Cork Festival; Diploma, Oberhausen Festival; Prize, Helsinki Festival. ... Read more

The Abyss (Urban Gad, 1910)
Asta Nielsen's first film, in 1910. ... "She is all! She is the drunkard's vision and the lonely man's dream... ' She laughs like a girl completely happy, and her eyes know of things so tender and sh… Read more

THE AMBASSADOR (Mads Brügger, 2011)
“Brügger's façade exposes a grotesque and frightening view of a deeply corrupt country.” - Screen Daily ... Danish journalist and documentary filmmaker Mads Brügger lays out his cards ri… 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 Call of the Open Air (Jorgen Roos, 1959)
The open-air movement in a historical cross-section. The picture is chiefly based on original historical material such as paintings, engravings, photographs and old films, contrasting sharply with th… Read more

THE CASABLANCA CIRCUS (Erik Clausen, 1981)
The Casablanca Circus is a story about three people's drive for happiness. Laila, Charles and Sylvester belong to the proletariat of the streets. In a happy-go-lucky way they move from town to town, … Read more

THE CELEBRATION (Thomas Vinterberg, 1998)
As the celebrants arrive for the 60th birthday of patriarch Helge, it quickly becomes apparent that his three children manifest any number of resentments and inner turmoils. Christian, a restaurateur… Read more

The Cosmonaut (Stefan Kaldbakken, 2001)
When the iron curtain suddenly lifts, a Russian cosmonaut is left in orbit, forgotten by a world that no longer needs him. The Cosmonaut is a poetic story about the fragility of good fortune and the … Read more

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