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1. Klown (2010)

R | 93 min | Comedy

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In order to prove his fatherhood potential to his pregnant girlfriend, Frank 'kidnaps' her 12-year-old nephew and tags along on his best friend Casper's debauched weekend canoe trip.

Writers: Casper Christensen, Frank Hvam, Mikkel Nørgaard | Director: Mikkel Nørgaard | Stars: Frank Hvam, Casper Christensen, Marcuz Jess Petersen, Mia Lyhne

2. The Being Experience (I) (2013)

100 min | Mystery

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Illuminates the mysteries of the internal world by taking unruly excursions into the recesses of the mind.

Director: Jennifer Elster | Stars: Terrence Howard, Dave Matthews, Famke Janssen, Moby

3. The Five Obstructions (2003)

Unrated | 90 min | Documentary

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79 Metascore

About a filmmaker not only revisiting, but also recreating (not in a conventional sense) one of his first films, The Perfect Human / Det perfekte menneske (1967)

Writers: Sophie Destin, Asger Leth, Jørgen Leth, Lars von Trier | Directors: Jørgen Leth, Lars von Trier | Stars: Claus Nissen, Majken Algren Nielsen, Daniel Hernandez Rodriguez, Jacqueline Arenal

4. Ghosts of Cité Soleil (2006)

85 min | Documentary, Action, Drama

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In the slum of Cité Soleil, President Aristide's most loyal supporters were ruling as kings. The five major gang leaders were controlling heavily armed young men; the Chiméres. The Secret ... See full summary »

Writer: Asger Leth | Directors: Asger Leth, Milos Loncarevic | Stars: Winson '2Pac' Jean, Wyclef Jean, James 'Bily' Petit Frère, Éleonore 'Lele' Senlis

5. The Erotic Man (2010)

85 min | Drama

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A collections of scenes based on documents, letters, pictures and poems that depict a man's erotic nature.

Writer: Jørgen Leth | Director: Jørgen Leth | Stars: Angeli Bayani, Jørgen Leth, Élida Braz, Sue Prado

6. A Sunday Day in Hell (1977)

111 min | Documentary, Sport

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The film follows the French Paris-Roubaix spring classic, notorious for the hellish paves or cobbled roads of the north "which are no longer used for traffic but only for transporting ... See full summary »

Writer: Jørgen Leth | Director: Jørgen Leth | Stars: David Saunders, Roger De Vlaeminck, Marc Demeyer, Freddy Maertens

7. The Perfect Human (1967)

13 min | Short

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An elegant and humorous film-in the guise of a serious anthropological treatise-spotlights "The Perfect Human," a model of the modern Dane created by our wishful thinking.

Writers: Ole John, Jørgen Leth | Director: Jørgen Leth | Stars: Majken Algren Nielsen, Claus Nissen, Jørgen Leth

8. Aftenshowet (2007– )

News, Talk-Show

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Danmarks Radio's daily evening show, live from Copenhagen.

Stars: Louise Wolff, Mark Stokholm, Sisse Fisker, Maria Yde

9. The Stars and the Water Carriers (1974)

91 min

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The images from the Tour de France in the television production Eddy Merckx in the Vincinity of a Cup of Coffee may be seen as a small sketch for the fully unfurled epic cycling drama Stars... See full summary »

Writer: Jørgen Leth | Director: Jørgen Leth | Stars: Marino Basso, Felice Gimondi, Eddy Merckx, Ole Ritter

10. 66 Scenes from America (1982)

42 min | Documentary, Short

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As a visual narrative 66 scener fra America is reminiscent of a pile of postcards from a journey, which indeed is what the film is. It consists of a series of lengthy shots of a tableau ... See full summary »

Writer: Ole John | Director: Jørgen Leth | Stars: Kim Larsen, Andy Warhol

11. The Cavalry (2013– )

Comedy

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Stars: Rasmus Botoft, Martin Buch, Bodil Jørgensen, Thomas Jönsson

12. Bertelsen - de uaktuelle nyheder (2002– )

28 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

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Stars: Mikael Bertelsen, Asger Aamund, Klaus Bondam, Johan Boserup

13. Go' aften Danmark (2002– )

News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Michèle Bellaiche, Hans Pilgaard, Sebastian Aagaard-Williams, Kronprinsesse Mary

14. Go' morgen Danmark (1996– )

Music, News, Talk-Show

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TV 2/Danmark's daily morning show, broadcast live.

Stars: Richard Ragnvald, Morten Resen, Cecilie Frøkjær, Ida Wohlert

15. Planet Voice (2004– )

180 min | Comedy, Game-Show, Music

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Stars: Stine Ternstrøm, Mikkel Kryger Rasmussen, Rico Corneliussen, Ditte Campion

16. In My Mirror (2014)

72 min | Documentary | Post-production

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Writer: Jennifer Elster | Director: Jennifer Elster | Stars: Gale Morgan Harold III, Jennifer Elster, Jørgen Leth

17. Good and Evil (1975)

78 min | Documentary

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An extension of The Perfect Human, Good and Evil is a longer, more expansive pseudo-documentary portrayal of life, no less. Using capacious titles or chapter headings that Leth's narrator's... See full summary »

Writer: Jørgen Leth | Director: Jørgen Leth | Stars: Claus Nissen, Ulla Gottlieb, Holger Juul Hansen, Ulf Pilgaard

18. aHA! (2002– )

45 min | Game-Show

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Stars: Jarl Friis-Mikkelsen, Peter Frödin, Søren Østergaard, Jan Gintberg

19. Haiti. Untitled (1995)

82 min

7.1
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Haiti. Uden title is a kaleidoscopic, dramatic documentary from this chaotic Caribbean country and comprises a mixture of material on video, 16 mm and 35 mm, dating in some scenes right ... See full summary »

Writer: Jørgen Leth | Director: Jørgen Leth | Stars: Jean-Bertrand Aristide, Toto Constant, Raoul Cédras, Sophie Destin

20. Den 11. time (2007– )

30 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

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A experimental talk-show aired live, with guests ranging from politicians to porn stars.

Stars: Mikael Bertelsen, Mads Brügger, Nicolas Winding Refn, Daniel Svarts Andreassen

21. The Impossible Hour (1974)

45 min | Documentary, Short

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In continuation of the time trial sequence from Stars and Watercarriers, The Impossible Hour is a concentrated study of Ole Ritter's attempt in Mexico City in 1974 to set a new record for ... See full summary »

Writer: Jørgen Leth | Director: Jørgen Leth | Star: Ole Ritter

22. Pelota (1983)

47 min | Documentary

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A classical documentary about pelota, the Basque ball game. The film consists of several elegantly interlaced layers, with the manufacture of a pelota ball as the narrative framework. We ... See full summary »

Writers: Jørgen Leth, Klaus Rifbjerg, Ebbe Traberg | Directors: Ole John, Jørgen Leth | Stars: Atano III, Atano X, J.M. Berasaluce, Joseph Laduche

23. Weightless: A Recording Session with Jakob Bro (2009)

50 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

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In NY's legendary Avatar Studios guitarist Jakob Bro has gathered some of the biggest jazz legends of our time. They have two days to make an album out of Jakob Bro's notes.

Writer: Sune Blicher | Director: Sune Blicher | Stars: Jakob Bro, Bill Frisell, Lee Konitz, Jørgen Leth

24. The Peculiar Underground (2014)

65 min | Biography | Post-production

A dinner. A drink. It's all very peculiar. Jennifer Elster invites Jorgen Leth over for dinner. A dialogue including identity, time, clarification, disintegration, and other topics pursue ... See full summary »

Writer: Jennifer Elster | Director: Jennifer Elster | Stars: Jennifer Elster, Jørgen Leth

25. A Midsummer's Play (1979 TV Movie)

98 min | Drama

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Leth's television production of Sanct Hansaften-Spil by the Danish playwright Adam Oehlenshläger is an attempt to take the poetic play at face value and bring it to life in a series of ... See full summary »

Writer: Adam Oehlenschläger | Director: Jørgen Leth | Stars: Flemming Enevold, Ole Ernst, Paul Hagen, Martin Hansen

26. Bag i Klovn - The Movie (2010 TV Movie)

40 min | Documentary

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Director: Peter Gornstein | Stars: Casper Christensen, Jarl Friis-Mikkelsen, Ole Michelsen, Iben Hjejle

27. Jeg taler til jer - John Kørners verden (2013)

Documentary

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Director: Jørgen Leth | Stars: John Kørner, Jørgen Leth

28. Michael Laudrup: A Football Player (1993)

74 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

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A stil-life of marvellous Danish footballer Michael Laudrups performance on the Barcelona dreamteam 1989-94.

Writer: Jørgen Leth | Director: Jørgen Leth | Stars: Michael Laudrup, Johan Cruyff, Jørgen Leth

29. Motion Picture (1970)

20 min | Short

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Motion Picture is an experimental film with and not about the Danish tennis player Torben Ulrich, who is merely credited as "Example". The film may be viewed as a study of the nature of the... See full summary »

Writers: Ole John, Jørgen Leth | Director: Jørgen Leth | Star: Torben Ulrich

30. New Scenes from America (2003)

35 min | Documentary, Short

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A look at post-9/11 America by the Danish documentarian.

Writer: Jørgen Leth | Director: Jørgen Leth | Stars: Henree Alyse, John Ashbery, John Cale, Robert Frank

31. Genau (2011)

Comedy, Drama, Thriller

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After a rough breakup, Stewart goes on an adventure, arriving at an inexplicable crossroads between himself and the character he is portraying.

Writer: Alexis Savino | Director: Alexis Savino | Stars: Alexis Savino, Sebastian Beacon, Will Blomker, Sanam Erfani

32. Notes on Love (1989)

91 min

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Jørgen Leth made Notater om kærligheden during a crisis in his life and it is a sombre, perhaps very personal film. The tone is struck by Leth's voice, which accompanies a shot of him ... See full summary »

Writers: Susanne Bier, Marlyn Czajkowski, Jørgen Leth | Director: Jørgen Leth | Stars: Claus Nissen, Stina Ekblad, Jan Nowicki, Hanne Uldal

33. Without Kin (1970)

66 min

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Leth directed one of the six parts of this film anthology initiated by Werner Pedersen, the head of SFC [Statens Film Central, the National Film Board of Denmark, later amalgamated into the... See full summary »

Writers: Allan De Waal, Ole John, Per Kirkeby, Jørgen Leth, Peter Louis-Jensen, Vagn Lundbye, Bjørn Nørgaard | Directors: Ole John, Allan De Waal, Per Kirkeby, Jørgen Leth, Peter Louis-Jensen, Vagn Lundbye, Bjørn Nørgaard | Stars: Lene Adler Petersen, Bjørn Nørgaard, Vagn Lundbye, Jørgen Leth

34. Haiti Express (1983)

105 min

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Udenrigskorrespondenten was Leth's first feature but must be regarded as an experiment in fiction rather than an action film in the usual sense. Alex Hansen (Henning Jensen) is a ... See full summary »

Writers: Jørgen Leth, Klaus Rifbjerg, Hanne Uldal | Director: Jørgen Leth | Stars: Henning Jensen, Hanne Uldal, François Latour, Aubelin Jolicoeur

35. Stop for Bud (1963)

12 min | Short

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Stop for Bud is an experimental portrait of the American jazz pianist Bud Powell. The film was shot by a sometimes moving camera in contrast-poor black and white, with a slightly dreamy ... See full summary »

Writers: Ole John, Jørgen Leth, Jens Jørgen Thorsen | Directors: Ole John, Jørgen Leth, Jens Jørgen Thorsen | Stars: Bud Powell, Dexter Gordon

36. Life in Denmark (1972)

Documentary

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Almost 100 Danes -including a cyclist, a minister of finances, a popular actress and 13 single women from province- try to convey a realistic impression of Denmark, different from the usual view as a little, exotic and strange country.

Writer: Jørgen Leth | Director: Jørgen Leth | Stars: Asger Leth, Jørgen Ryg

37. ...Into the Cave (2015)

82 min | Adventure | Post-production

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Director: Jennifer Elster | Stars: Jennifer Elster, Jørgen Leth, Mouchette Bell, Kent Cullers

38. Komeda: A Soundtrack for a Life (2010)

52 min | Documentary

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Krzysztof Komeda was a jazz pianist and film composer. With compositions like the lullaby for Rosemary's Baby (1968) by Roman Polanski, Komeda succeeded in writing his own chapter in the ... See full summary »

Writer: Claudia Buthenhoff-Duffy | Director: Claudia Buthenhoff-Duffy | Stars: Krzysztof Komeda, Noam Buthenhoff, Henning Carlsen, Simon Großmann

39. Traberg (1992)

90 min | Documentary

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Traberg, like Udenrigskorrespondenten, is an experiment in fiction consisting of placing a character or a fictional sketch into a set of surroundings and seeing what happens. Moreover, for ... See full summary »

Writers: Jonas Cornell, Jørgen Leth, Asger Schnack | Director: Jørgen Leth | Stars: Ebbe Traberg, Ambroise Thompson, Jean-Claude Dicquemare, Pio Lindegaard

40. Eddy Merckx in the Vicinity of a Cup of Coffee (1973 TV Short)

29 min | Short

7.0
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With a slow introductory zoom onto Leth in a TV studio and a corresponding zoom out at the end Eddy Merckx in the Vicinity of a Cup of Coffee may be structured in the classical style but an... See full summary »

Writer: Jørgen Leth | Director: Jørgen Leth | Stars: Walther Godefroot, Jørgen Leth, Eddy Merckx

41. Chinese Ping-Pong (1972)

14 min | Documentary, Short, Sport

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Film footage in black and white and colour of some of the best table tennis players in the world has been roughly assembled with no apparent attempt to present clear sequences from matches.... See full summary »

Writer: Jørgen Leth | Director: Jørgen Leth | Stars: Stellan Bengtsson, Li Fu-Jung, Zhuang Zedong

42. Natholdet - med Anders Breinholt (2010– )

Talk-Show

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Stars: Anders Breinholt, Anders Lund Madsen, Martin Brygmann, Nicolaj Kopernikus

43. Aloha! (2009– )

28 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

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Creator: Casper Christensen | Stars: Casper Christensen, Emil Nyløkke Thorup, Frank Hvam, Lars Hjortshøj

44. Dreamers (2002)

58 min | Documentary

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During a period of 20 years Jørgen Leth portrays Haitian painters and their wonderful native artform. They are dreamers, mystics, fantasts and storytellers. Haiti is a country in which a ... See full summary »

Writer: Jørgen Leth | Director: Jørgen Leth | Stars: Richard Antilhomme, Rigaud Benoit, Wilson Bigaud, Préfète Duffaut

45. Det meste af tiden (2009)

10 min | Short

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'Aarhus Stories' is the result of an unconventional partnership between film directors and song writers. The song writers' songs replace the traditional manuscript and challenge the ... See full summary »

Writers: Steffen Brandt, Jørgen Leth | Directors: Steffen Brandt, Jørgen Leth | Stars: Steffen Brandt, Thorlak Franck, Kasper Harders, Jørgen Leth

46. Aarhus (2005)

28 min | Documentary, Short

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Writer: Jørgen Leth | Director: Jørgen Leth | Star: Jørgen Leth

47. Meyerheim (2006– )

25 min | Talk-Show

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TV 2/Charlie's weekly talk show hosted by Michael Meyerheim.

Stars: Michael Meyerheim, Jan Glæsel, Bob Ricketts, Ulf Pilgaard

48. Kalule (1979)

57 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

7.4
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Portraying Ayub Kalule, the boxer from Uganda who was "the most famous immigrant in Denmark" in the late 1970s. The film opens on a deserted, floodlit boxing ring, and on the soundtrack the... See full summary »

Writer: Jørgen Leth | Director: Jørgen Leth | Stars: Jørgen Hansen, Ayub Kalule, Børge Krogh, Jørgen Leth

49. Musikprogrammet - programmet om musik (2004– )

28 min | Documentary, Music

6.4
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A weekly programme for topics within the music of the rock era, usually featuring studio guests from Danish music and often consisting in part of home made documentaries.

Stars: Anja Pil Overby, Simon Kvamm, Kasper Eistrup, Thomas Helmig

50. Look Forward to a Time of Security (1964)

10 min | Short

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A study of the basic elements of film, first and foremost framing and the relationship between image and sound. The film consists of shots of a Spanish barber at work, a man telling stories... See full summary »

Directors: Ole John, Jørgen Leth | Star: Louis Hjulmand