Lars von Trier, 2009
A grieving couple retreat to 'Eden', their isolated cabin in the woods, where they hope to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage. But nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse ..
Thomas Vinterberg, 2010
A story about two estranged brothers, marked by a childhood of gloom. They were separated from each other at a young age by a tragedy that split their entire family. Today, Nick's life is drenched in alcohol and plagued by violence, while his kid brother, a solo-parent, struggles as a junkie to give his son a better life.
Nicolas Winding Refn, 2009
For years, One-Eye, a mute warrior of supernatural strength, has been held prisoner by the chieftain Barde. Aided by a boy, Are, he kills his captor and together they escape, beginning a journey into the heart of darkness.
In a Better World
Susanne Bier, 2010
The story traces elements from a refugee camp in Africa to the grey humdrum of everyday life in a Danish provincial town. The lives of two Danish families cross each other, and an extraordinary but risky friendship comes into bud. But loneliness, frailty and sorrow lie in wait.
Henning Carlsen, 1966
Pontus, a young penniless poet, wanders about in 1890 in Oslo, freezing and in search of love and work while trying to preserve his self-respect and integrity. A newspaper editor offers to publish an article by him, but Pontus is too proud to receive an advance payment. When he cannot pay his rent, his landlord throws him out.
A sunday in hell
Jørgen Leth, 1977
Director and poet Jørgen Leth is, amongst other things, obsessed with bicycle racing as a ritual expression of human victory and defeat, and from this obsession he has made the unique "A Sunday in Hell". The Sunday is April 11th, 1976, when the classic and grueling annual bicycle race Paris-Roubaix was held, and the Hell is the cobblestone field roads of Northern France, where the champions of bicycle racing battle for victory. With an army of photographers, Jørgen Leth followed the race in all of its details, and he has edited the footage into a mythic and documentary spectacular.
Gabriel Axel, 1987
A Parisian fugitive from the 1871 Commune of Paris uprising, Babette, a fine cook, is taken into the poor fishing village home of two puritanical spinsters who consider food beyond oatmeal almost sinful. When Babette by chance comes into money, she blows it all on serving up the ultimate gourmet meal for the dazed villagers. Based on the Isak Dinesen (Karen Blixen) tale.
Kaspar Rostrup, 1989
An American Academy Award Best Foreign Film 1990 nomination, "Waltzing Regitze" tells of a working class marriage that has survived all obstacles because true love and mutual respect always prevailed. Tempestuous Regitze and conformist Karl Aage live through wartime hardships and familial strifes and upheavels and are now preparing for their annual summer party over which the shadow of tragedy is suddenly cast.
Lars von Trier, 1991
In 1945, just after Germany's surrender, Leo, a young American of German descent, wants to be of help in the old Fatherland and signs on as sleeping car conductor with the Zentropa Express company. He soon finds himself turned into a pawn between the power elite and Nazi terrorists gone underground. English dialogue, international cast.
Feature films for children
We shall overcome
Niels Arden Oplev, 2006
13-year-old Frits has fallen out of favour with the headmaster of his provincial school. The year is 1969. The world is changing rapidly and corporal punishment has been banned.
Ole Bornedal, 2007
6th Grade gets a new substitute teacher. She wants to train the class for an international competition in Paris. But something isn't right.
Natasha Arthy, 2007
Aicha, a high-school student, is a passionate kung fu fighter. Her Turkish parents expect her to get good grades so she can get into medical school, like her brother Ali. But school doesn't inspire her.
Karla and Jonas
Charlotte Sachs Bostrup, 2010
Karla, 13, takes pity on her friend, the orphaned Jonas who doesn't have a 'real' family. Inspired by the television programme 'Without a Trace', Karla accompanies Jonas on an exciting, but dangerous journey to a big city, where they believe they will find Jonas' biological mother.
The Great Bear
Esben Toft Jacobsen, 2011
Jonathan, 11, usually spends his vacations alone with his grandfather who lives on the edge of a vast forest populated by mythical animals. This year his kid sister Sophie joins him. But it's not cool to be stuck with a little sister, so he does what he can to avoid her.
Michael Madsen, 2010
Every day, the world over, large amounts of high level radioactive waste are placed in interim storages which are vulnerable to natural or manmade disasters. In Finland the world's first permanent storage is being constructed - a huge system of underground tunnels hewn out of solid rock. It is essential that it lasts 100.
Out of love
Birgitte Stærmose, 2009
On the borderline of documentary and fiction »Out of Love« depicts post war Kosovo. Children are selling cigarettes on the streets in order to survive. At nighttime - with Pristina as the murky setting - the children tell their moving stories about loss, fear and the hope for a brighter future.
Janus Metz, 2010
An upfront account of growing cynicism and adrenaline addiction for young soldiers at war. Mads and Daniel are stationed in camp Armadillo on the Helmand frontline, fighting tough battles against the Taleban on a daily basis. Their platoon is there to help the Afghans, but as fighting gets increasingly hairy, mistrust and paranoia set in causing alienation and disillusion.
The Good Life
Eva Mulvad, 2011
Two women, mother and daughter, live on the sunny Portuguese coast. They have been exceptionally wealthy all their lives and have relished the ¿good life'. There has been ample pleasure and a total absence of work.
All films have english subtitles