Catalogue Feature Films A black comedy about two outcast brothers who reunite with their family and learn a brutal truth about themselves and their kin. First film in 10 years by Academy Award winner Anders Thomas Jensen (short fiction Election Night). Box-office hit Adam’s Apples (2005) screened at Sundance and Berlin. Jensen is one of the top screenwriters in Denmark, his credits including Academy Award winner In A Better World. Leading players are Mads Mikkelsen (The Hunt, A Royal Affair), Nikolaj Lie Kaas (The Absent One, The Idiots), David Dencik (A Soap, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) and Nicolas Bro (Dark Horse, Nymphomaniac).
Men & Chicken / Mænd og høns
Generation Kplus / Berlinale 2015
Mini and the Mozzies / Cykelmyggen og Minibillen
The mini beetle Mini appears in a flea circus together with Egon and Dagmar. The flea-girl Miranda bullies Mini and tricks him into interfering in Dagmar’s line dancing, making her fall and sprain her foot. Deeply ashamed, Mini runs away and meets a gang of robbers. The gang is led by the brutal beetle, Basse, who orders Mini to break into the bees’ honey stock. But the bee-soldiers catch him, and he is sentenced to life-long hard labour. Meanwhile, Miranda regrets her bullying of Mini and together with Mini, who has managed to escape, and their brave friends, the ants, they succeed in recovering Egon’s beloved racing bike, which has been stolen by the robbers.
Genre / Comedy Status / Released Danish release / 05.02.2015 Running time / 100 min. Director / Anders Thomas Jensen Appearances / Mads Mikkelsen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, David Dencik, Nicolas Bro Producer / Kim Magnusson, Tivi Magnusson Production company / M&M Productions International sales / LevelK / t +45 4844 3072 / firstname.lastname@example.org / www.levelk.dk
Genre / Children’s animation Status / Released Danish release / 12.06.2014 Running time / 76 min. Director / Jannik Hastrup, Flemming Quist Møller Producer / Marie Bro Production company / Dansk Tegnefilm International sales / TrustNordisk / t +45 3686 8788 / email@example.com / www.trustnordisk.com
The experienced animators Jannik Hastrup and Flemming Quist Møller have teamed up once again to make a second animated film centring on Quist Møller’s timeless Danish children’s book A Tale of Two Mozzies.
The film tells the story of emerging fashion model Emma who struggles to enter the Parisian fashion scene and develops a deadly obsession for male fashion photographer Shane White. Second feature from award-winning director of Teddy Bear, for which he won Best Director at Sundance. Starring British actor Ed Skrein (Game of Thrones).
The Model / The Model
Genre / Drama Status / Post-production Danish release / 2015 Running time / 90 min. Director / Mads Matthiesen Appearances / Maria Palm, Ed Skrein, Charlotte Tomaszewska, Thierry Hancisse Producer / Jonas Bagger Production company / Zentropa International sales / TrustNordisk / t +45 3686 8788 / firstname.lastname@example.org / www.trustnordisk.com
FILM | Berlin Issue 2015
Danish Film Institute's magazine with interviews and all the basics on Danish films at Berlin 2015