Small Town Killers
Ole Bornedal, 2017
The two tradesmen Ib and Edward are tired of their lifeless marriages and dream of living the good life from the stash of money they’ve earned moonlighting for years. After a huge fight with their wives the two men get drunk and hire a Russian contract killer to do a hit on their spouses. But they have badly underestimated their wives, and this becomes the start of an absurd journey where Ib and Edward to their own horror end at the top of a kill list.
Fenar Ahmad, 2017
Zaid is a successful surgeon and lives in a fancy apartment with his pregnant girlfriend. One night Zaid's younger brother, Yasin, knocks on his door and asks his brother for money. Zaid refuses.
Letters for Amina
Jacob Bitsch, 2017
Janus, who has just been discharged from a psychiatric ward, is armed with a single mission. He must find Amina, his friend from high school – no matter the cost. The many letters he received from Amina while he was hospitalised gave Janus hope and a belief in the future.
Charlotte Sieling, 2017
Simon is the king of the Danish art scene. He is successful and rich, has a beautiful wife and a young mistress. Out of the blue his son Casper, whom he never knew, shows up on his doorstep.
Peter Schønau Fog, 2017
Mia is married to the successful headmaster Frederik, who is caught embezzling from his own school. But did he do this of his own free will – or has his personality been altered by the tumour lurking in his brain? Mia is desperate to uncover what kind of man she is actually married to. If the happiest three years of Mia’s life with Frederik were while he had a tumour in his brain, who was she married to before? The film is a story about the challenges we face as neuroscience forces us to rethink what we are as human beings.
Jens Dahl, 2017
The film is centered in and around a hotel where the police is negotiating the terms of a witness protection deal with Mikael, the prime suspect of a big money deposit robbery and an expert on explosives. In order to agree to the deal Mikael demands three things from the police: that his former girlfriend is brought to him, that the police bring him the contents of a box he has in storage, and that he is served butter chicken from his favourite restaurant. The police, under heavy time pressure to get him to witness the following day, agree.
Max Kestner, 2017
2095. The world is ravaged by ecological disaster. Oceans have risen and natural freshwater has gone.
Backstabbing for Beginners
Per Fly, 2018
When young and idealistic Michael lands his dream job at the United Nations, he quickly finds himself at the centre of the Oil for Food programme. He learns the ropes from Pasha, a seasoned diplomat with a considerable ego. After a UN official is killed in Iraq, Pasha needs a fresh face to present a report on the success of Oil for Food to the UN Security Council.
Birgitte Stærmose, 2017
Darling is a world-famous Danish ballerina. After a long absence, she and her husband Frans return to the Royal Danish Ballet in Copenhagen to perform the classic ballet 'Giselle.' She will dance the title role with Frans as choreographer.
Annika Berg, 2017
A punk chick flick that mixes documentary material with highly stylized fiction. Over the course of one Danish summer, eight teenage girls comes to realise that they need each other in order to ride out the storm of hurricane season that is adolescence.
Daniel Joseph Borgman, 2017
A work of fiction, the film is developed from the life of – and starring – a real woman, Pia, who is intellectually disabled. Pia is 60 years old and she lives in rural Denmark in the care of her mother Guittou, 84. In the story, Guittou is getting old, and Pia worries about what will happen when her mother dies.
Hlynur Pálmason, 2017
A brother odyssey set in a worker environment during a cold winter. We follow two brothers, their routines, habits, rituals and a violent feud that erupts between them and another family. The film is a lack-of-love story, focusing on the younger brother Emil and his need to be loved and desired.