Cannes 2012

CANNES 2012. Mads Mikkelsen took home the Best Actor award for his lead in Thomas Vinterberg's drama "The Hunt". Get the full view of Danish films and film people at this year's Cannes Film Festival.

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Thomas Vinterberg on the set of "The Hunt". Photo: Per Arnesen

Mads Mikkelsen plays Lucas in Thomas Vinterberg's drama "The Hunt", a role that earned him the the Best Actor award at this year's Cannes Film Festival. 

Selected for the competition programme for film school films, Cinéfondation, was the animation "Slug Invasion". 

Find all the facts and stories about Danish participation in Cannes 2012 here on our festival website.

Danish Films in Cannes

Official Selection

  • The Hunt / Thomas Vinterberg / 100 min / Best Actor award (Mads Mikkelsen)

Cinéfondation

Screening Times

Danish Professionals in Cannes

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Publications

Official Websites


News from dfi.dk

/on Cannes 2012

Staying true to the story

Staying true to the story

31 May 2012 | By Freja Dam CANNES PROFILE. Charlotte Bruus Christensen received the Cannes Film Festival's technical achievement award for her cinematography on The Hunt. Meet the talented cinemat...
Mads Mikkelsen wins in Cannes

Mads Mikkelsen wins in Cannes

27 May 2012 CANNES 2012. Actor Mads Mikkelsen awarded for his lead performance in Thomas Vinterberg's The Hunt. Cannes winner 2012: Mads Mikkelsen in The Hunt. Photo: Per Arnesen Mads Mikkelse...
Bier sold out

Bier sold out

25 May 2012 | By Freja Dam SALES. Susanne Bier's upcoming romantic comedy Love Is All You Need has been sold to all territories. Pierce Brosnan and Trine Dyrholm in Love Is All You Need. Photo:...
The Hunt sold to 20 countries

The Hunt sold to 20 countries

22 May 2012 | By Freja Dam CANNES. Both critics and buyers in Cannes have embraced Vinterberg's The Hunt. Mads Mikkelsen in The Hunt. Framegrab Thomas Vinterberg's competition film The Hunt ha...
An obligation to be curious

An obligation to be curious

16 May 2012 | By Nanna Frank Rasmussen CANNES 2012. She got her start in the industry on a fluke, learned the ropes during the Dogme wave and recently struck out on her own as an independent produ...
Sticking with reality

Sticking with reality

16 May 2012 | By Redaktionen CANNES 2012. Thomas Vinterberg has always sought new ways to push his artistic limits. Now, 14 years after his Dogme film The Celebration took Cannes by storm, the Dan...
Based on true events

Based on true events

16 May 2012 | By Nynne Østergaard CINEFONDATION 2012. Morten Helgeland and eight of his fellow students have made a hilarious animated short about killer slugs pitched in battle with an elderly la...
Cannes Magazine Out Now

Cannes Magazine Out Now

11 May 2012 | By Freja Dam FILM#75. Thomas Vinterberg is cover star of our Cannes magazine. Read about Vinterberg's return to Cannes with The Hunt, Susanne Bier's new romantic comedy Love is All Y...
Danish Producer on the Move

Danish Producer on the Move

27 April 2012 | By Freja Dam CANNES 2012. Over the last year, Signe Leick Jensen has produced Ole Christian Madsen's Superclásico, founded her own production company, Toolbox Film, and finalized t...
Thomas Vinterberg headed for Cannes

Thomas Vinterberg headed for Cannes

19 April 2012 CANNES 2012. Mads Mikkelsen plays the lead in Thomas Vinterberg's The Hunt which has been selected for the main Competition in Cannes. The Hunt features Mads Mikkelsen in the lead...
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16-27 May 2012

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