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SHOWING 33 FILMS FROM DENMARK
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NORTHWEST

  • Release Year: 2013
  • Runtime: 91 minutes
  • Directed By: Michael Noer
  • Country: Denmark
Territory, power and pride are the seismic forces in this adrenaline-fueled crime thriller. Living in one of the most impoverished areas of Copenhagen, Casper does what he must to survive. When organized crime grabs hold of the community, life becomes even more desperate. Casper digs in or risks being run over by gangsters sure to remove anyone in their way. From one of Denmark’s most celebrated directors comes a complex tale of criminal psychology and survival. |Read More
Drama, Crime, Action
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ORIGINAL

  • Release Year: 2008
  • Runtime: 101 minutes
  • Country: Denmark
In this fresh and colorful lovable loser tale, Henry has spent most of his life trying to blend in. When his seemingly normal life turns upside down, his friend convinces him to move to Spain and open a restaurant. But before he can break free of the mundane, he gets sidelined caring for his mentally unstable mother, running into a lost-soul feminist who does performance art in a strip club, and a big bag of steroids. |Read More
Drama, Comedy
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PARENTS

  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 86 minutes
  • Directed By: Christian Tafdrup
  • Country: Denmark
Told with deadpan Nordic humor and a touch of surrealism, Parents follows Kjeld and Vibeke, two empty-nesters who find themselves unable to let go of the past. Stripped of their identity without their son, who recently moved away from home, they attempt to reclaim their youthful vigor by moving back into the old apartment where they first fell in love, only to realize that everything that once defined them might no longer exist. |Read More
Drama
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PROSTITUTION BEHIND THE VEIL

  • Release Year: 2004
  • Runtime: 57 minutes
  • Directed By: Nahid Persson
  • Country: Denmark
This documentary follows two young women raising children and supporting drug habits through prostitution in a country ruled by fundamentalists. One recounts how the chief of religious police read the Koran before engaging in rough sex with her. |Read More
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SAINT BERNARD SYNDICATE

  • Release Year: 2018
  • Runtime: 98 minutes
  • Directed By: Mads Brügger
  • Country: Denmark
Subversive satirist Mads Brugger's latest is an odd-couple comedy about the pitfalls of striking out into the economic frontier; it charts two hapless Danes' scheme to sell Saint Bernards to China’s middle class. |Read More
Drama
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SHADOW WORLD

  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 94 minutes
  • Directed By: Johan Grimonprez
  • Country: USA, Denmark, Belgium
In this eye-popping montage of archival and news footage and interviews, Johan Grimonprez exposes the shadow world of the global arms trade, where corruption, lies, and greed drive covert relationships between politicians, industry executives, military and intelligence officials, and arms dealers. Their aim: to perpetuate war in order to generate more profit, no matter what the human cost. |Read More
Documentary
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STRANDED IN CANTON

  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 79 minutes
  • Directed By: Måns Månsson
  • Country: Denmark, Sweden, China
Deliciously blurring the lines between fact and fiction, Måns Månsson’s Stranded in Canton follows the exploits of one of the most fascinating and utterly winning screen characters in years. Lebrun is an ambitious wannabe entrepreneur from the Democratic Republic of Congo who relocates to China with plans to make it big by hawking political T-shirts, only to find his trip taken in a completely unexpected direction in this fascinating chronicle of expatriation, romance, and karaoke bars. |Read More
Documentary
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SWENKAS

In this riveting documentary, the Johannesburg South African men who call themselves "Swenkas" compete for cash and prizes in an event that's part fashion show, part choreography, and part moral code. While they may work construction during the week, on the weekends the Swenkas get swanky in order to be judged for their suits, their moves, and their cleanliness. In Zulu and English |Read More
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TERKEL IN TROUBLE

  • Release Year: 2004
  • Runtime: 78 minutes
  • Country: Denmark
Standup comedian Anders Matthesen voices all the parts in Denmark's first CGI feature, a madcap comedy about secret admirers, psychotic killers, canapés, and friendship on trial. Terkel is a sixth grader who inadvertently causes the suicide of a classmate. Beset by death threats, he turns to his kindly teacher for help, but even he is not what he seems. |Read More

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