London selects 10 Danish films


No fewer than ten Danish films, eight features and two short films will be screened at the 50th London Film Festival (18 October – 2 November 2006). Three international coproductions will also be screened.

Danish filmsThe selection includes three feature films from New Danish Screen: Pernille Fischer Christensen's "A Soap", a double winner at Berlin, Anders Morgenthaler's "Princess", chosen for Quinzaine des Reálisateurs, Cannes, and Christoffer Boe's "Offscreen" which screened at Venice Days.

Lars von Trier’s "The Boss of it All", Susanne Bier's "After the Wedding", and Annette K. Olesen's "One to One" are also chosen, as well as family entertainment by Janis Cimermanis ("The Three Musketeers", a puppet animation) and Kasper Barfoed ("The Lost Treasure of the Knights Templar").

The festival programme also includes two short films: animation veteran Jannik Hastrup's "War & Peas" and Benjamin Holmsteen's "Little Lise".

CoproductionsThe three international coproductions screening at the festival are "Red Road" (Scotland), by Andrea Arnold; "Percy, Buffalo Bill and I" (Sweden), by Anders Gustafsson; and "The Journals of Knud Rasmussen" (Canada), by Zacharias Kunuk and Norman Cohn. Denmark has contributed to all three films.

Danish directors, actors, producers, sales agents and representatives from the Danish Film Institute will be present at the festival.
For further information:DFI FactsheetsA Soap Princess Offscreen The Boss of it All One to One After the Wedding The Three MusketeersThe Lost Treasure of the Knights TemplarWar and Peas Little LiseRed RoadPercy, Buffalo Bill and IThe Journals of Knud Rasmussen
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