The Boss... and others in Copenhagen
by Annika Pham
Tomorrow, Danish cinemagoers and guests of the fourth Copenhagen International Film Festival will be the first to discover The Boss of It All, Lars von Trier’s new comedy and first film to have its world premiere in Denmark.
interview: Florian Henckel von Donners…
interview: Ulrich Muehe
film profile] (Germany), Along The Ridge [+see also:
interview: Kim Rossi Stuart
film profile] (Italy), 12:08 East of Bucharest [+see also:
interview: Corneliu Porumboiu
interview: Daniel Burlac
film profile] (Rumania), Princesas [+see also:
film profile] (Spain), The Bothersome Man [+see also:
interview: Jens Lien
interview: Jørgen Storm Rosenberg
film profile] (Norway), Tomorrow Morning (Serbia), Selon Charlie [+see also:
film profile] (France) and Pierrepoint (UK).
Other star guests announced include Stephen Frears, who will also hold a master class and present The Queen [+see also:
interview: Andy Harries
interview: Stephen Frears
film profile] before its official Danish release by Sandrew Metronome on November 3.
Serbian filmmaker Goran Paskaljevic will also be onhand for the European premiere of his film The Optimists, and maestro Hungarian director István Szabó will be accompanied by his producer János Rózsa to discuss Relatives, his new film about a young and idealistic prosecutor who finds out the hard way how easily power corrupts.
Four “national days” will be dedicated to specific filmmaking countries, with seven French films screening on September 23,followed by five German films (September 24), three Swedish films (September 26) and two Turkish films (September 28). A Lifetime Achievement Award will also be presented to Danish filmmaker Henning Carlsen on September 30 during the closing night ceremony.
Fun, pleasure…and work will also be in Copenhagen’s smorgasbord with two days of screenings of 12 new Danish films on September 22 and 23, offered by Trust Film Sales, Nordisk Film International Sales and Angel Films.
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