Tag Archives: Danish

Hlynur Palmason – Vinterbrødre AKA Winter Brothers (2017)

Synopsis
A brother odyssey set in a worker environment during a cold winter. We follow two brothers, their routines, habits, rituals and a violent feud that erupts between them and another family. Read More »

Lars von Trier & Morten Arnfred – Riget I AKA The Kingdom (1994)

The Kingdom is the most technologically advanced hospital in Denmark, a gleaming bastion of medical science. A rash of uncanny occurrences, however, begins to weaken the staff’s faith in science–a phantom ambulance pulls in every night, but disappears; voices echo in the elevator shaft; and a pregnant doctor’s fetus seems to be developing much faster than is natural. At the goading of a spiritualist patient, some employees work to let supernatural forces rest. Read More »

Henrik Ruben Genz – Undskyld jeg forstyrrer (2012)

Undskyld jeg forstyrrer (2012)
A story about the beautiful but confused young woman Helene, who, according to her mother, was born as a ‘technical error’. Helene suspects that her father, who left his family before Helene was born, might be the once celebrated director of a dilapidated theater in Copenhagen. Assisted by a series of bizarre coincidences and by her mother’s dog (a creature in whose shadow Helene has always lived), Helene manages to get closer to her father. »In Heat« is a rugged, larger than life comedy about finding your place in life. About being accepted and the price you pay in doing so. It’s a story about identity—amongst all creatures, including humans. Read More »

Henrik Ruben Genz – Kinamand AKA Chinaman (2005)

Kinamand (2005):Hulking Keld Decker (Bjarne Henriksen) looks little more than befuddled when Rie (Charlotte Fich), his wife of 25 years, leaves him. With his business on the rocks, he sells off nearly all his possessions, and starts eating atthe Chinese take-out restaurant across the road, methodically working his way through the menu. Read More »

Anders Thomas Jensen – Retfærdighedens ryttere AKA Riders of Justice (2020)

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Markus, who has to go home to his teenage daughter, Mathilde, when his wife dies in a tragic train accident. It seems like an accident until a mathematics geek, who was also a fellow passenger on the train, and his two colleagues show up. Read More »

Jens Jørgen Thorsen – Stille dage i Clichy AKA Quiet Days in Clichy (1970)

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Joey is a struggling writer with no money. His roommate Carl is a womanizer with a taste for young girls. Together, these insatiable dreamers will laugh, love and screw their way through a decadent Paris paved with wanton women, wild orgies and outrageous erotic adventures. Based upon the long-banned novel by Henry Miller, Quiet Days in Clichy is considered to be the most daring film adaptation ever of one of the most controversial authors in history. Read More »

Jonas Kærup Hjort – Den Næstsidste AKA The Penultimate (2020)

A Kafkaesque tale of an insignificant Water Inspector who arrives at a giant remote building in order to register the residents’ water meters. Before he knows of it, he finds himself trapped inside the building facing an impenetrable maze of obstacles. In his attempt to escape, perception of reality, the rational, and the remnants of his human existence is turned upside down. Read More »