The House That Jack Built
Lars von Trier
The 62-year-old director has brought home several awards from the Cannes Festival, since his feature debut 'The Element of Crime' won the Grand Prix Technique in 1984. Read about Lars von Trier and find a list of his films.
The USA, late 1970s
We follow the highly intelligent Jack through five incidents and are introduced to the murders that define Jack's development as a serial killer. Read the full storyline and see cast and crew.
Everybody helps everybody else and gains from it creatively
04. may 2018 | INTERVIEW. Combining Spanish and Latin American directors who think outside the box with the Danish focus on script and the producer role has led to successful co-production partnerships for Danish production
When partnering up just makes perfect sense
04. may 2018 | INTERVIEW. Ali Abbasi’s mythical love drama 'Border' could only have been set in a Swedish forest and be in Swedish, says Danish producer Nina Bisgaard, who started developing the film four years ago and is
Meet us at the Scandinavian Terrace
While in Cannes, meet us at the Scandinavian Terrace, 55 La Croisette, your go-to place for Nordic films in Cannes. Stop by to network with Nordic film professionals or take a break from the hustle and bustle below on the Croisette. Coffee and wifi included!
The Scandinavian Terrace is hosted by the five Nordic film institutes from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, and you will also find sales companies LevelK and New Europe Film Sales.
Open every day during the Cannes Festival from 09.30 to 19.00. See more at Scandinavian Terrace on Facebook.
Join us from Wednesday to Tuesday, 9-15 May, at 17.30-18.30 for Happy Hour, each day with a special focus:
Wednesday Meet Scandinavian Films / Thursday Meet New Europe Film Sales / Friday Meet Nordic Producers / Saturday Meet LevelK / Sunday Celebrating 60 years of Nordische Filmtage Lübeck / Monday Meet Nordisk Film & TV Fond / Tuesday Meet short film makers and the VOD service shortly.film
The Guilty hits the scene worldwide
15. jun 2018 | NEW RELEASE. Gustav Möller's 'The Guilty' got off to a flying start with the Sundance Audience Award in January. Now the crime thriller, opening in Danish cinemas on 14 June to rave reviews, is reported to have
Trine Dyrholm is the Queen of Hearts in new film
12. jun 2018 | IN PRODUCTION. Actress Trine Dyrholm teams up once again with May el-Toukhy for the director's second feature film, 'Queen of Hearts,' in a story of a fall from grace.
Denmark and Canada strengthen collaboration on digital content
12. jun 2018 | COLLABORATION. Four projects have received funding through Canada and Denmark's co-development agreement for digital projects, which was established in 2017. The Danish Film Institute and Canada Media Fund have
Danish animation stands tall in Annecy
11. jun 2018 | ANIMATION. Danish animation producers come in fine form to Annecy Animation Film Festival, running from 11-16 June. Storytelling, cost-effectiveness and strong collaborations are among Danish animation's
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All-female Teenage Jesus coming next spring
07. jun 2018 | PRODUCTION. Shooting has now begun for Marie Grahtø’s first feature, 'Teenage Jesus.' The project, which has a predominantly female cast and crew, was already noticed at last year’s Cannes Festival.
Hostage drama by Niels Arden Oplev in the making
14. may 2018 | IN PRODUCTION. The dramatic story of Danish photographer Daniel Rye, who was held captive by ISIS for more than a year, is being adapted for the big screen by Niels Arden Oplev with a script by Anders Thomas
Danish bestseller heading for the big screen
09. may 2018 | IN PRODUCTION. Fourteen years after the publication of ’The Exception,’ Christian Jungersen’s bestselling novel is on its way to the big screen. Sidse Babett Knudsen is among the strong female cast for the film
DFI in Cannes
Visit the DFI festival contacts at the Scandinavian Terrace, 55 La Croisette:
Lizette Gram Mygind
Tel. +45 2482 3758
Christian Juhl Lemche
Tel. +45 2148 8522
Anne Marie Kürstein
Tel. +45 4041 4697
Noemi Ferrer Schwenk
Head of International
Tel. +45 5096 7411