Films in the Danish language
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Certification15 Our Rating

The cargo ship MV Rozen is heading for harbour when it is hijacked by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean. Amongst the men on board are the ship's cook Mikkel and the engineer Jan who along with the rest of the seamen are taken hostage in a cynical game of life and death. With the demand for a ransom of millions of dollars a psychological drama unfolds between the CEO of the shipping company and the Somali pirates. An excellen find out more...

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Certification15 Our Rating

Based on the true story of Caroline Mathilda, the English princess who married King Christian VII of Denmark in the early 1770s.
Keen to be a dutiful wife and Queen, Caroline's hopes are soon dashed when she discovers the King's true madness. Turning away from her husband she finds herself in the arms of the King's physician, a radical libertarian, with whom she embarks upon a passionate affair that will bring the king find out more...

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Certification15 Our Rating

Ask is married to Anne, and they have everything you could ever want. Good careers, lovely children, an apartment in a fashionable area of Denmark, and each other. Everything appears to be just as it should be in a modern family faced with juggling work schedules, child rearing, and not least of all love. But one morning, Anne learns that Ask wants to take a break. Why? Is he seeing another woman? It's a choice that affects everybody around them. Above the Street Below the Water is a film abo find out more...

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Certification12 Our Rating
Jacob Peterson is devoted to the small Indian orphanage that he runs, but cash flow problems force him to return to Denmark where, despite his bullish nature, he receives a very generous funding offer from a wealthy businessman. Frustratingly for Jacob the money has stipulations, one of which is to attend a wedding, an event which propels him back into a past he thought long forgotten. 'After The Wedding' is a stunning drama that builds and maintains more tension than most thrillers; characters find out more...
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ALLEGRO (2005)
Certification15 Our Rating
Zetterstrøm is a solitary lad whose consoling love of music leads to a somewhat perfectionist determination to make it as a concert pianist. This he succeeds in, but so accustomed is the adult Zetterstrøm to feeling lonely that he's barely able to accept the affection bestowed on him by the beautiful Andrea. A decade later and, with Andrea apparently forgotten, Zetterstrom is drawn back to his past and a mysterious place known only as ‘The Zone'. Christoffer Boe's ‘Reconstruction' was a visually find out more...
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Certification15 Our Rating
Award-winning film director Janus Metz arrives in Afghanistan with a group of young soldiers on their first tour of duty. Stationed on the Helmand frontline in Camp Armadillo the platoon fights increasingly fierce battles with an enemy that is nearby but rarely seen. Metz captures life on the frontline with an uncompromising and intense vision, bearing witness to the realities of the combat zone. find out more...
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BLEEDER (1999)
Certification18 Our Rating
From the director of 'Pusher' this is another darkly violent look at societies less acceptable habits. Full of self loathing Leo increasingly takes his hate out on his wife, the level of brutality escalating to a point of no-return. Leo's slide into the irredeemable unleashes the wrath of his wife's brother, who wants violent revenge. A grim viscous tale, compellingly performed with an acute eye for the predicament and fine camera work find out more...
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Certification15 Our Rating
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Certification15 Our Rating

Borgen is a drama sensation from the producers of the acclaimed series The Killing. Following the intricate and complicated lives of politicians, media spinners and the reporters who feed off their triumphs and failures, Borgen uncovers a world of political and personal intrigue. The setting is Borgen, the nickname for Denmark's Parliamentary building, otherwise known as "The Castle". After scoring her party a landslide victory through her idealism and work ethic, the smart and sexy populist find out more...

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Certification15 Our Rating

Borgen is a drama sensation from the producers of the acclaimed series The Killing. Following the intricate and complicated lives of politicians, media spinners and the reporters who feed off their triumphs and failures, Borgen uncovers a world of political and personal intrigue. The setting is Borgen, the nickname for Denmark's Parliamentary building, otherwise known as "The Castle". After scoring her party a landslide victory through her idealism and work ethic, the smart and sexy populist find out more...

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Certification15 Our Rating

Borgen is a drama sensation from the producers of the acclaimed series The Killing. Following the intricate and complicated lives of politicians, media spinners and the reporters who feed off their triumphs and failures, Borgen uncovers a world of political and personal intrigue. The setting is Borgen, the nickname for Denmark's Parliamentary building, otherwise known as "The Castle". After scoring her party a landslide victory through her idealism and work ethic, the smart and sexy populist find out more...

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Certification15 Our Rating
The owner of an IT company has pretended for years that there is a far distant über-boss, enabling him to blame all the unpopular decisions on this fictional character while taking credit for all the popular ones. Now a prospective buyer wants to meet the big boss in person so the owner hires a failed, hammy actor, who proceeds to improvise all over the place to the consternation of all involved. A return to lighter themes for von Trier after ‘Dogville' and ‘Manderlay'. A Brechtian comedy for th find out more...
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BROTHERS (2004)
Certification15 Our Rating
Michael is a career soldier replete with loving wife and two young children, but while on a UN peacekeeping mission he is lost in action and swiftly presumed dead. Into the shattered world of Michael's family wanders Jannik, his brother and a man whose life is the quintessential opposite of Michael's ordered existence. At first together in their grief Michael's wife, Sarah and Jannik's relationship gradually progresses beyond platonic need, but their new born love is on the cusp of receiving a h find out more...
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Certification15 Our Rating
Following up from his cracking debut, Noi Albinoi, Icelandic filmmaker Dagur Kari returns with an offbeat comedy about a group of individuals who don't really fit into society: graffiti artist Daniel, bakery girl Franc, a sleepless judge and a chubby little Fiat 500. Dark Horse is a typically idiosyncratic joy and to quote Dagur himself; "a bit like if Kieslowski had directed an episode of Seinfeld". find out more...
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CertificationPG Our Rating
Filmed during the Nazi occupation of Denmark, Carl Dreyer's Day of Wrath is a harrowing account of individual helplessness in the face of growing social repression and paranoia. Anna, the young second wife of a well-respected but much older pastor, falls in love with his son when he returns to their small 17th century village. Stepping outside the bounds of the village's harsh moral code has disastrous results: Anna faces the stake, accused of witchcraft. find out more...
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EPIDEMIC (1987)
Certification15 Our Rating
Previously unreleased in the UK, this is a truly experimental film with echoes of the director's later work; The Idiots and Dogville. Starring the director as the lead and using no camera crew, the story follows a doctor attempting to stop the spread of a plague who only succeeds in spreading it further. find out more...
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FESTEN (1998)
Certification15 Our Rating
A family reunion is the setting for this dark and inventive film from Denmark. When the eldest son gives a speech for his father, Helge's sixtieth birthday, Helge and the guests are taken aback by what they hear. There's also a missing daughter and a party of revellers keen to pretend the speech never happened! The fantastic cinematography from Lars von Triers as well as the richly textured plot makes this a unique film. Highly recommended. find out more...
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Certification15 Our Rating
1944, occupied Copenhagen; two young hit men are killing Danish Nazis and Germans whom their resistance commander has told them to on 'orders from London'. But things in war are never clear and no-one's motives are pure, even the heroic Flame's ideological abhorrence of the Nazis is revealed as part of a more complicated picture. Who's feeding information to whom? Why are these people being assassinated? As if opening a series of Russian Dolls, betrayals and loyalties are revealed, people are tr find out more...
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Certification15 Our Rating
Bjarne and Svend are not your average jet-setting entrepreneurs, in fact they're fairly useless at most things in life. Bjarne is never without a joint hanging from his mouth and Svend's marriage and self-worth is crashing down around him. So when they decide to set themselves up in business as master butchers the stakes are high, especially when they are constantly berated and ridiculed by their former boss. Things look bleak for our heroes until the accidental death of a workman in their shop find out more...
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Certification15 Our Rating
Featuring 5 documentaries on the man himself and his films, some featurettes on the films in the 'E Trilogy': Europa, Epidemic and Element of Crime and trailers for his movies too. For anoraks or lovers of Lars only... find out more...