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Persona
By the midsixties, Ingmar Bergman had already conjured many of the cinema's most unforgettable images. But with the radical PERSONA, this supreme artist attained new levels of visual poetry. In the first of a series of legendary performances for Bergman,…
Jauja
An astonishingly beautiful and gripping Western starring Viggo Mortensen, JAUJA (pronounced how-ha) begins in a remote outpost in Patagonia during the late 1800s. Captain Gunnar Dinesen has come from abroad with his fifteen year-old daughter to take an engineering job…
The King's Choice - Kongens nei
Based on the true story about the three dramatic days in April 1940 when the King of Norway was presented with an unimaginable ultimatum from the German armed forces: Surrender or die. After three days of desperately trying to evade…
Pelle the Conqueror - Pelle erobreren
Lasse, an elderly and widowed farmer, and his young son Pelle, join a boat-load of immigrants to escape from impoverished rural Sweden to Denmark's Baltic island of Bornholm. They are employed at a large farm in Denmark, where they are…
Helium
This Oscar-winning short film tells the story of a sick young boy named Alfred. Through stories about HELIUM - a magical fantasy world, told by the hospital's eccentric janitor Enzo, Alfred regains joy and happiness, and finds a safe haven.…
Five Obstructions
Lars von Trier now enters the world of documentary filmmaking alongside his idol, Danish filmmaker Jorgen Leth. In 1967, Leth made a 12 minute feature film called The Perfect Human. In the year 2000, von Trier challenged Jorgen Leth to…
Kira's Reason - En kærlighedshistorie
Enjoying life in their mid-thirties, Kira and her husband Mads have a large house and two wonderful children. Their world is perfectly secure and comfortable until Kira develops a psychiatric disorder, which eventually commits her to a hospital. On being…
The Idealist - Idealisten
A Danish thriller about one of the worst nuclear cover-ups in history. Based in a true story about power, idealism and one man's courage to uncover two nation's double-dealing during the Cold War. Winner of Best Director at the Beijing…
Hamsun
In this epic story of love and treason, screen legend Max von Sydow gives a career-crowning performance as Knut Hamsun, Norway's controversial Nobel Laureate. Hamsun is his country's most beloved writer. But with the shadow of Nazism quickly darkening Europe,…
A Horrible Woman - En frygtelig kvinde
When Rasmus meets Marie, he is certain that she is the love of his life. However, it doesn't take long before it turns out she is possessive and manipulative, and cunningly dissects Rasmus to pieces. Winner of Best Actress (Amanda…
Teddy Bear
The 38-year-old bodybuilder Dennis would really like to find true love. He has never had a girlfriend and lives alone with his mother in a suburb of Copenhagen. When his uncle marries a girl from Thailand, Dennis decides to try…
Applause - Applaus
Critically acclaimed alcoholic actress Thea Barfoed has gone through turmoil, resulting in a divorce and the loss of custody of her two boys. Eager to break with the past, regain control over her life and get her children back, she…
Into Eternity
The world's nuclear power plants have generated an estimated 300,000 tons of high-level radioactive waste that must be safely stored for 100,000 years or more. Every year, they generate another 12,000 metric tons of high-level waste. Into Eternity is the…
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A Hijacking - Kapringen
The cargo ship MV Rozen is heading for harbor 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…
Terribly Happy
A taught, noirish psychological thriller about Robert Hansen, a Copenhagen police officer, who is transferred to a small provincial town following a nervous breakdown. Robert quickly finds himself mixed up in a community governed by its own rules.
A Lesson in Love
Ingmar Bergman's comedy of remarriage is a refreshing and rewarding break from the more solemn works for which he is popularly known. After 15 years of marriage, David (Gunnar Bjornstrand) and Marianne (Eva Dahlbeck) have grown apart. David has had…
The Unheavenly Host
Episode 1 of The Kingdom: Series One
'The Unheavenly Host' is part of a series of films from Kino Lorber Edu. Acclaimed director Lars von Trier (Dogville, Dancer in the Dark) delves into the world of the supernatural with the acclaimed series that inspired Stephen King's Kingdom…
Winter Brothers - Vinterbrødre
An odyssey set in a rural chalk-mining community during a cold winter. WINTER BROTHERS follows two brothers working in this harsh environment focusing on the younger brother Emil, who distills moonshine made from stolen chemicals from the factory. Emil is…
Big Boys Gone Bananas
What is the impact on freedom of speech and the press when a big corporation attempts to suppress criticism and manipulate the media? Documentary filmmaker Fredrik Gertten found out when he debuted his previous film, BANANAS!, which portrays the struggle…
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Day of Wrath
Filmed during the Nazi occupation of Denmark, Carl Dreyer's harrowing account of individual helplessness in the face of growing social repression and paranoia. Anna (Lisbeth Movin), the young second wife of a well-respected but much older pastor (Thorkild Roose), falls…