Tag Archives: Denmark
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.
Valhalla Rising (2009) Nicolas Winding Refn, Mads Mikkelsen, Maarten Stevenson, Alexander Morton, Adventure, Fantasy, Drama
For years, the fearsome figure known only as One Eye (Mads Mikkelsen – PUSHER, FLAME & CITRON, CASINO ROYALE) has defeated everyone he’s encountered, but he’s treated more like an animal than a warrior.
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..?
Der rote Kreis / The Red Circle (1960) Jürgen Roland, Renate Ewert, Klausjürgen Wussow, Karl-Georg Saebisch, Thriller, Crime
A strange, red circle appears on the neck of a man saved from the guillotine. What is its mysterious meaning? Tragically, it turns out to be something of a family curse, as each generation thereafter bears the same sign, which in turn leads to blackmail and murder.
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
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.