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
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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
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'Jørgen Leth is good at being Jørgen Leth'
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How Can a Machine Help Us Make Art?
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Winter Journey: Shining a new light on the German Jews of WW2
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Love Child: Fleeing for love
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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