An appealing comic romance for and about folks of a certain age.
You know the formula: A man and a woman who are polar opposites meet by accident and take an instant dislike to each other. Gradually as each gets to know the other, romance starts to blossom and voila, opposites attract....
I don't know what they're trying to achieve with Dogma but if it's anything like the integrity of 'Festen' then I just have to applaud them.
It's the sixtieth birthday of Helge, the father of the Klingenfeldt clan, which is to be celebrated by family and friends at their grand house in the country. But a pall hangs over the celebrations because one of Helge's daughters Linda,...
Society is the mother of all idiots.
The Idiots are a group of middle class young people who live in a kind of commune led by Stoffer – Jens Albinus – in a house owned by his uncle. They pretend to be mentally handicapped – to spazz – when they go out in public, ostensibly a stupid...
Kersten, (Anders W. Berthelsen), a very successful yuppie, celebrates his wedding to Claire, (Sofie Grabol), his boss's daughter. Next day he gets some bad news – his father has died. What's worse – he never got round to telling his bride or her...
The brilliant performances and the camera style convey an intense reality which empower this drama.
The films of Danish Dogme 95 are films about the here and now, told in as honest a way as possible. The latest is Susanne Bier's Open Hearts. Joachim, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, and Cecilie, Sonja Richter, are in love. They've just become engaged. But...