"Applause" is recipient of a string of plaudits from prestigious festivals such as The Hamptons, Karlovy Vary and Mumbai.
In her Variety review, Alissa Simon wrote: "Debuting feature helmer Martin Pieter Zandvliet's in-your-face, Dogma-style cocktail extracts the essence of Cassavetes' "A Woman Under the Influence" and "Opening Night," adds Martha's monologues from a staged production of "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" and spikes the whole concoction with scathing wit. Unabashedly fest material …." Read the complete review.
Another Danish film screening at Cinequest — Kathrine Windfeld's "The Escape" — won the festival's Global Landscapes Award.