Denmark

Lars von Trier – Epidemic (1987)

Epidemic (1987)

Epidemic arose from a challenge between Lars von Trier and Claes Kastholm of the Danish Film Institute, Trier betting – in order to get funding for another film – that he could make a film for less than one million Danish Kroner (about £100,000). The result is an intriguing film, but not a very good one, showing at least what Trier could do under self-imposed limitations, paving the way for The Kingdom and showing roots that would lead to the Dogme Manifesto. Read More »

Lasse Braun – Victory for the Queen (1971)

Freyja is the Queen and leader of a group of Vikings who voyage along the coast of Normandy, plundering and ravaging the countryside. Ashore they discover two beautiful nuns who in the belief that they are alone kiss and caress each other. Freyja leads the attack and lets her warriors satisfy their desires with the nuns. But the Queen is a woman too … Read More »

Lasse Braun – The Way to Valhalla (1971)


Some Vikings get acquainted with three ladies.

Some information from Lasse Braun: The Official Website:
In February 1977, while LB was shooting some movies in London, his archive cellar was flooded, but since no one knew about that secret locations and the use of it, LB discovered the disaster when it was too late. […] Water and mud had flooded into the archive areas from an adjacent cellar belonging to other people through a breach in the dividing brick wall. Unknown thieves had obviously entered the LB cellar and stole all the paintings and valuables, which were placed above the crates with the film material. Read More »

Lasse Braun – Casanova and the Princess (1971)


Casanova is brought to the Princess and her two lady friends.

Some information from Lasse Braun: The Official Website:
In February 1977, while LB was shooting some movies in London, his archive cellar was flooded, but since no one knew about that secret locations and the use of it, LB discovered the disaster when it was too late. […] Water and mud had flooded into the archive areas from an adjacent cellar belonging to other people through a breach in the dividing brick wall. Unknown thieves had obviously entered the LB cellar and stole all the paintings and valuables, which were placed above the crates with the film material. The materials weren’t stolen but, since they had been submersed in the water for about 6 weeks, they were almost all lost. Read More »

Lasse Braun – Dr. Wu (1970)


A group of spies kidnaps a lady with a secret McGuffin item.
Some information from Lasse Braun: The Official Website:
In February 1977, while LB was shooting some movies in London, his archive cellar was flooded, but since no one knew about that secret locations and the use of it, LB discovered the disaster when it was too late. […] Water and mud had flooded into the archive areas from an adjacent cellar belonging to other people through a breach in the dividing brick wall. Unknown thieves had obviously entered the LB cellar and stole all the paintings and valuables, which were placed above the crates with the film material. Read More »

Lasse Braun – Orgie in Rome (1970)


A spy commits a burglary where an orgy is taking place.

Some information from Lasse Braun: The Official Website:
In February 1977, while LB was shooting some movies in London, his archive cellar was flooded, but since no one knew about that secret locations and the use of it, LB discovered the disaster when it was too late. […] Water and mud had flooded into the archive areas from an adjacent cellar belonging to other people through a breach in the dividing brick wall. Unknown thieves had obviously entered the LB cellar and stole all the paintings and valuables, which were placed above the crates with the film material. Read More »

Nils Malmros – Kærlighedens smerte AKA Pain of Love (1992)

In Kærlighedens Smerte (Pain of Love) by the Danish veteran director Nils Malmros we follow the life of a young woman with a childish innocence and great impulsiveness called Kirsten. Kirsten grows up in a middle class home with sympathetic bourgeois parents. We watch Kirsten as she experiences her first innocent relationship with a rather immature boy, as she starts to lust after and date older men, as she experiences failures, as she breaks down mentally, … Read More »