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SHOWING 36 FILMS FROM DENMARK
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FEAR ME NOT

  • Release Year: 2008
  • Runtime: 95 minutes
  • Country: Denmark
In this intensely chilling psychological thriller, a run-down middle-aged workaholic (Ulrich Thomsen) enrolls in a clinical trial for a new antidepressant without telling his family. When the trial is abandoned because of dangerous side effects, he continues to take the medication, triggering a hellish descent into madness. |Read More
Thriller
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FIGHTER

  • Release Year: 2007
  • Runtime: 100 minutes
  • Directed By: Natasha Arthy
  • Country: Denmark
This high-energy martial arts drama chronicles a driven high school student caught between the expectations of her traditional Turkish family and her kung fu dreams. With slickly choreographed fight scenes, Fighter is an empowering story that culminates with an emotional punch. |Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), Action, Sports

GOOD LIFE

  • Release Year: 2010
  • Runtime: 87 minutes
  • Directed By: Eva Mulvad
  • Country: Denmark
How do you cope with being broke after having lived a life of luxury and privilege? This is the fundamental question facing spoiled Anne Mette and her mother, a once-rich family now living off a small pension and struggling to adapt to their new situation in a coastal Portuguese hamlet. A Grey Gardens for the current financial era, The Good Life is a character study at turns touching and frustrating, but ultimately poignant. |Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary
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GUN-SHY

  • Release Year: 2003
  • Runtime: 101 minutes
  • Country: Denmark
Lukas is a lonely young man who delivers meals on wheels to elderly shut-ins. His desolate life changes after he encounters the beautiful, enigmatic Isabella. Top prizewinner at the San Sebastian Film Festival, this fourth feature by a Georgian émigré working in Germany examines the isolation of people in the West from the viewpoint of an outsider and with considerable dark humor. |Read More
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HAPPY NOW

  • Release Year: 2004
  • Runtime: 18 minutes
  • Directed By: Frederikke Aspöck
  • Country: Denmark
A typical American family goes to the beach. Their seemingly perfect life is turned upside-down when the mother Carol, who has long felt overlooked in her marriage, kisses a lifeguard and is caught by her husband. |Read More
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HELIUM

  • Release Year: 2013
  • Runtime: 22 minutes
  • Directed By: Anders Walter
  • Country: Denmark
Young Alfred is dying, but through the stories about a magical fantasy world told by the hospital's eccentric janitor, Enzo, he regains the joy and happiness of his life and finds a safe haven.

Screening in Shorts Program: Flight Delays |Read More
Drama, Relationships
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I AM A PENCIL

Je suis un Crayon was inspired by the three million people who marched in support of unity, peace, and freedom of expression after the Charlie Hebdo massacre. The pencil (like the artist) has an innate drive to create and will always express, irrespective of whether it is granted permission. |Read More
Drama, Comedy, Animation

INTO ETERNITY

  • Release Year: 2010
  • Runtime: 75 minutes
  • Directed By: Michael Madsen
  • Country: Denmark
Three miles below the earth, the people of Finland are constructing an enormous tomb to lay to rest their share of humans' 300,000 tons of nuclear waste. To avoid disaster, it must remain untouched for at least 100,000 years. In this poetic, hauntingly beautiful, and thought-provoking doc, Danish filmmaker Michael Madsen ponders how to warn future civilizations that the buried treasure of our nuclear era—unlike the pyramids and great tombs of pharaohs—must never, ever be discovered. |Read More
Documentary

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