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Living with a roommate is one thing, but living with several can get complicated. The drama and interpersonal dynamics that unfold when many people get together under one, free-spirited roof takes center stage in director Thomas Vinterberg‘s (“The Celebration,” “Far From The Madding Crowd“) latest film, “The Commune.”
Starring Trine Dyrholm, Ulrich Thomsen, Helene Reingaard Neumann, Lars Ranthe and Fares Fares, the movie takes a look at ambitious group of adults who establish an idealistic commune, only to watch it crumble in the face of personal scandal.
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- Kevin Jagernauth
Becoming Astrid to chronicle early years of Pippi Longstocking creator.
TrustNordisk has boarded sales for Pernille Fischer Christensen’s Becoming Astrid, which is shooting now in Göteborg, Stockholm, Berlin and Altenburg.
The film is about the early years of famed children’s author Astrid Lindgren (Pippi Longstocking) when she experienced something that was a “combination of both miracle and calamity that came to shape her entire life.”
Kim Fupz Aakeson wrote the script.
Producers are Anna Anthony for Avanti Film and Lars G. Lindström for Nordisk Film Production Sweden in co-production with Film Väst, TV4, Nordisk Film Production Denmark and Dcm, in association with Dr.
The project has support from the Swedish Film Institute, the Danish Film Institute, Nordisk Film & TV Fond, Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Wendy Mitchell)
The Commune (Kollektivet) Magnolia Pictures Written by: Thomas Vinterberg, Tobias Lindholm Cast: Trine Dyrholm, Ulrich Thomsen, Helene Reingaard Neumann, Martha Sofie Wallstrom Hansen, Julie Agnete Vang, Fares Fares Screened at: Review 2, NYC, 5/2/17 Opens: May 19, 2017 You don’t have to look around much to notice that human beings are social animals. Take for […]
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- Harvey Karten
After getting a taste of Hollywood with his adaptation of Far From the Madding Crowd, Thomas Vinterberg headed back to Denmark for his next film, The Commune, adapted by Tobias Lindholm (his partner on The Hunt and Submarino, and a great director in his own right with A Hijacking and A War). Following a family whose move into a tiny community ends up tearing them apart, the film will finally arrive in the U.S. this summer via Magnolia and now the new trailer has landed.
We said in our review, “While surprisingly moderate by the pairing’s standards – no child molestation, lynch mobs, drug addiction, or suicide this time around – their latest attempt at dissecting the human condition ultimately reveals itself to be as cynical and glib as their previous collaborations.” Check out the trailer below for the film starring Trine Dyrholm, Ulrich Thomsen, Helene Reingaard Neumann, Lars Ranthe and Fares Fares. »
- Jordan Raup
"I'm going to hold on to you for the rest of my life." Magnolia Pictures has unveiled an official Us trailer for a Danish drama titled The Commune, the latest film from Danish filmmaker Thomas Vinterberg. This first premiered at last year's Berlin Film Festival, and is just now getting a Us release this summer more than a year later. The Commune is about exactly what the title says - a commune in Denmark in the 1970s. It plays with the idea of whether a commune, a collection of random people all living in one big house together, can actually work. The film's ensemble cast includes Trine Dyrholm, Ulrich Thomsen, Helene Reingaard Neumann, Lars Ranthe, Julie Agnete Vang and Fares Fares. I saw this at Berlinale last year, and it's pretty damn good, with some outstanding performances from the cast which make it better than it really is. Here's the »
- Alex Billington
Other winners included Parents; The Commune; In The Blood and The Neon Demon.Scroll down for full list of winners
The winners of the Danish film academy’s 2017 Robert awards were announced on Sunday (5 February).
Jesper W. Nielsen’s orphanage drama The Day Will Come triumphed on the night, picking up six prizes including best film, best original screenplay for Søren Sveistrup and best supporting actor and actress for Lars Mikkelsen and Sofie Gråbøl.
The Revenant won best American film, with Son Of Saul winning best foreign film.
The annual »
While Danish cinema is shining at the Academy Awards with Martin Zandvliet’s “Land of Mine” up for a foreign-language Oscar, the local box office for Danish movies hit a low of 2.8 million ticket sales in 2016, a 33% year-on-year drop, according to the Danish Film Institute.
The market share for local movies last year dropped to 21%, compared with 30% share in 2015. Hans Petter Moland’s thriller “A Conspiracy of Faith” (704,971 admissions) and Birger Larsen’s comedy “The Reunion 3” (538,506 admissions) took the top two slots, respectively, of the chart, ahead of Hollywood blockbusters such as “The Revenant,” “Zootopia,” “Rogue One” and “Deadpool.”
The third highest-grossing Danish film is Thomas Vinterberg’s drama “The Commune,” which premiered at Berlin and earned Trine Dyrholm the best actress award. “The Commune” and “A Conspiracy of Faith” are the only Danish movies ranking in the top 10 which have had a high-profile international run.
“A Conspiracy of Faith, »
- Elsa Keslassy
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