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Melancholia/Kirsten Dunst: Bodil Nominations

Kirsten Dunst in Lars von Trier's apocalyptic drama Melancholia The Danish Film Critics Association's Bodil Pris winners will be announced on March 3. Danske film / Best Danish Film En familie / A Family, Pernille Fischer Christensen SuperClásico, Ole Christian Madsen Frit fald / Rebounce, Heidi Maria Faisst Melancholia, Lars von Trier Dirch / A Funny Man, Martin P. Zandvliet Amerikanske film / Best American Film Drive, Nicolas Winding Refn Winter's Bone, Debra Granik Black Swan, Darren Aronofsky True Grit, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen The Tree of Life, Terrence Malick Ikke-amerikanske film / Best Non-American Foreign Film Another Year, Mike Leigh Nader og Simin – en separation / A Separation, Asghar Farhadi Om guder og mænd / Of Gods and Men, Xavier Beauvois Oslo, 31. august, Joachim Trier Kongens store tale / The King's Speech, Tom Hooper Dokumentarfilm / Best Documentary Testamentet, Christian Sønderby Ambassadøren, Mads Brügger Svend, Anne Regitze Wivel ½ Revolution, Karim El Hakim and Omar Shargawi Præsidenten, Christoffer Guldbrandsen Mandlig
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Something is Golden in the State of Denmark.

Hot off an Oscar win in February for In a Better World, Denmark has announced their follow up contender ...or at least their intention to announce it. The land of my ancestors has narrowed down the past year in Dansk film to three tre: SuperClásico, Martin Zandvliet's Dirch (A Funny Man) and Pernille Fischer Christensen's En familie (A Family).

En Familie, which my Danish informant Thomas (tak!) predicts will be the selection is a drama about a wealthy family with a dying patriarch. Jesper Christensen stars. You might recognize him from the Daniel Craig Bond films (he plays Mr White) or from the popular Swedish flick Everlasting Moments. He's also in Melancholia this year though I don't know how large his role is there.

SuperClásico is a divorce comedy which actually takes place in Buenos Aires. No word yet on whether that naked bum on the poster is
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WME Signs Danish Director Martin Zandvliet After Competitive Cannes Courtship

WME Signs Danish Director Martin Zandvliet After Competitive Cannes Courtship
WME has signed Martin Zandvliet, the Danish director who was chased by the agencies as his new film A Funny Man, was screened privately during the Cannes Film Festival. That pic tells the tragic story of Denmark's greatest comedian, who lived for attention and wound up being trapped in his fame. Zandvliet, who made that film after his debut pic Applause, is managed by Magnolia. Here's a link to the trailer for A Funny Man.
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