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Scenes from Thomas Vinterberg’s “Festen” [1998 Denmark, Sweden]

Thomas Vinterberg is among the brilliant young directors to emerge from Europe over the past decade, and by some pleasant coincidence, I’m starting his filmography with a film where he isn’t even formally credited – “Festen” [Eng. Title: The … Continue reading

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Sonja Richter in “Elsker dig for Evigt” [2002 Denmark]

Susanne Bier’s “Elsker dig for Evigt” [Eng. Title: Open Hearts] is an interesting study of love and relationships, and how they could be influenced or complicated by other feelings such as guilt. It is a terrific piece of drama, … Continue reading

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