The Exhibited

Jesper Jargil, Denmark, 2000

80 min.DK/Documentary

Witness the birth of Dogme. For two months, Danish director, Lars von Trier, turned an Art Museum into a living installation, developing the artistic principles that later fostered the award winning feature films, »Idioterne«/»The Idiots« and »Festen«/»The Celebration«. 53 characters inhabiting 19 rooms - their moods dictated by the movements of unsuspecting ants in New Mexico - gradually transcend the subtle line between fiction and reality. As if under a microscope, basic human instincts are explored uncompromisingly. Intercut with the fictional narrative evolving during the exhibition, the actors in hindsight reflect over the process - and Shakespeare's words: 'Life is a Stage' have never been more true ...
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Original title De udstillede
Danish title De udstillede
Keywords Performance, Danish art, Art, 1990-1999, Trier, Lars von
Director Jesper Jargil
Screenplay Jesper Jargil, Lars von Trier, Niels Vørsel
Producer Vinca Wiedemann
Director of Photography Jesper Jargil
Editor Camilla Schyberg, Janus Billeskov Jansen
Sound Morten Holm
Appearance Carsten Bjørnlund, Regitze Estrup, Lotte Aske Fredskov, Betina Henriette Grove
Production country Denmark
Dialogue language Danish
Production company Jesper Jargil Film
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut
International sales DR International Sales
Technical info 35 mm, color, Sound
Danish theatrical release 10.03.2000
Cinemas Grand
DFI subsidy Konsulentstøtte
Danish rating Not recommended for children under 7
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Production company Jesper Jargil Film
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut


Direction Jesper Jargil
Assistant director Morten Arnfred


Script Jesper Jargil
Script Lars von Trier
Script Niels Vørsel


Producer Vinca Wiedemann


Cinematography Jesper Jargil


Editing Camilla Schyberg
Editing Janus Billeskov Jansen


Sound Morten Holm


Smuck Carsten Bjørnlund
AA Regitze Estrup
Lise K Lotte Aske Fredskov
Pettite 1 Betina Henriette Grove
Dr. Magnus Niels Peter Johansen
Pettite 2 Karoline Lieberkind
Richard Bestboy Claus Løwert
Emperor Luis Mesonero
Køteren Bo Overgaard
Sig selv Lars von Trier

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Festival screenings

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Festival Festival date
Moscow - Royal Danish Embassy 2003-04-05
Göteborg International Film Festival 2002-01-25
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2001-11-01
Doc Aviv int. Film Festival 2001-03-24
Amsterdam, IDFA 2000-11-22
Oslo International Film Festival 2000-11-16
Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animation 2000-10-17
Sheffield Doc/Fest 2000-10-16
Ghent Flanders Int. Film Festival 2000-10-10
Rio de Janeiro Film Festival 2000-10-05
Odense Internationale Film Festival 2000-08-14
Edinburgh International Film Festival 2000-08-13
Toronto, Hot Docs Int. Documentary Festival 2000-05-01
Nyon, Visions du Réel 2000-05-01
Göteborg International Film Festival 2000-01-28
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