Tag Archives: Danish
I blodet / In the Blood (2016) Rasmus Heisterberg, Esben Dalgaard Andersen, Julie Andresen, Aske Bang, Drama
Flammen & Citronen / Flame And Citron (2008) Ole Christian Madsen, Thure Lindhardt, Mads Mikkelsen, Stine Stengade, Drama, History, Thriller
During Nazi occupation, red-headed Bent Faurschou-Hviid (“Flame”) and Jørgen Haagen Schmith (“Citron”), assassins in the Danish resistance, take orders from Winther, who’s in direct contact with Allied leaders.
Cecilie (2007) Fabian Wullenweber, Sonja Richter, Anders W. Berthelsen, Claus Riis Østergaard, Horror, Thriller
Cecilie experiences a rape, but no traces are found. Her husband commits her to a psychiatric hospital. With the help of a psychiatrist she sees a frightening connection between her condition and a brutal murder dating more than 30 years back.
Hvid nat / White Night (2007) Jannik Johansen, Lars Brygmann, Anne Sofie Espersen, Morten Grunwald, Drama
A psychological drama about Ulrich, a workaholic whose life takes a drastic turn when he is involved in a fatal accident. As his guilt grows, his life slowly crumbles around him. Next, an unpleasant event from his past rears its unforgiving head.
2 minutter for sent (1952) Torben Anton Svendsen, Poul Reichhardt, Grethe Thordahl, Astrid Villaume, Crime
The body of a loose-living woman is discovered. Who murdered her? Her new hard-drinking boyfriend? Maybe her playboy ex-lover with a criminal past? Or the ex-lover’s pathologically jealous wife. Or..?
Sprængfarlig Bombe / Clash Of Egos (2006) Tomas Villum Jensen, Ulrich Thomsen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Mille Dinesen, Comedy
Tony has recently been released from a sentence for violent behaviour. He promises to improve his ways and is finally granted a few hours alone with his two children. They celebrate the reunion by going to the movies to see a new film by the famous, critically acclaimed Danish director Claus Volter.
Land of Mine / Under sandet (2015) Martin Zandvliet, Roland Møller, Louis Hofmann, Joel Basman, Drama, History, War
The President / Præsidenten (1919) Carl Theodor Dreyer, Richard Christensen, Christian Engelstoft, Hallander Helleman, Drama
The judge in a Danish town sees his illegitimate daughter facing a trial for the murder of her newborn child, and is rather sure that she will be sentenced to death. She became pregnant from an aristocrat who didn’t want to marry her. The same fate happened to her mother, although he wasn’t allowed to marry because of a vow he had given to his father who had to marry under rank after the girl got pregnant. As expected the sentence for his daughter is death, he asks for a pardon, but this isn’t granted although he is promoted. So he decides to free her and get her out of the country at all costs.
Ordet (1955) Carl Theodor Dreyer, Henrik Malberg, Emil Hass Christensen, Preben Lerdorff Rye, Drama, Fantasy
How do we understand faith and prayer, and what of miracles? August 1925 on a Danish farm. Widowed Patriarch Borgen, who’s rather prominent in his community, has three sons: Mikkel, a good-hearted agnostic whose wife Inger is pregnant, Johannes, who believes he is Jesus, and Anders, young, slight, in love with the tailor’s daughter.