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A struggling farmer in 19th-century Denmark must go against his morals and make a deal with a wealthy neighbor in order to secure his family's survival over a harsh winter.
Lily and Max have been married for more than 50 years. Now they live together in a nursing home, where Max has been reliant on professional care since his stroke. Lily has been putting her own needs aside and is desperately longing for excitement and intimacy in her life. When a man known as "the Pilot" moves in next door, Lily is immediately charmed by him and his passion for life. But neither her family nor the other residents at the nursing home are fond of her new acquaintance... (imdb)
Three generations of a family gather over a weekend. The sisters Sanne and Heidi have accepted their terminally-ill mother's desire to die before her disease worsens; but, as the weekend progresses, their mother's decision becomes harder and harder to deal with, and old conflicts resurface. (Danish Film Institute)
A father and daughter journey from Denmark to an unknown desert that exists in a realm beyond the confines of civilization. (imdb)
Two Norwegian dysfunctional, though very normal, couples go on a beach holiday to Sweden, just to experience the first day of their holiday is to be the last day of their lives. (imdb)
When Anders Bo begins his new job as a car salesman, he is given the special task of infiltrating the small competing car shop, Holger's Auto during their annual Christmas party and steal their customer file. (imdb)
In this political thriller, a young woman is found drowned on a winter night by the sea. The dead woman's brother, Thomas, discovers that her death is connected to their father, now deceased, and his work in military intelligence. As Thomas digs deeper into the case his family is brought into sudden danger. (imdb)
The movie takes place in Sweden, at the beginning of the twentieth century. Maria and Sigfrid are in an unstable marriage which is often threatened by Sigfrid's abusive and frivolous nature. Maria, meanwhile, is sharing a passion for photography with the friendly local Pedersen. The plot covers most of their adult life, with Maria and Sigfrid's many children growing up, some of which not quite understanding why Maria doesn't leave their father.
The moment the train leaves the station without train driver Odd Horten aboard, he realizes that the path ahead is a journey without printed timetables and well-known stations. Horten has retired, and the platform does not feel like a safe place anymore. With death as a metphor, the film draws a melancholy and humorous portrait of an aging man in situations most people probably will not get into, but hopefully will recognize. (Norwegian Film Institute)
A gripping drama from celebrated Danish director Per Fly, The Inheritance is the story of a man transformed by power. (Cinema Guild)
Mrs. Nielsen has a newsstand and an autistic son, Brian. She loves him infinitely, but one day a murder happens in the neighborhood. The evidence suggests that it is Brian who committed the crime, and Mrs. Nielsen must gradually recognize that too much care could have done more harm than good ... (FILMAFFINITY)
Mona is a young woman, engaged to a man who never shows up. She relies strongly on her supportive friend, Anne. Mona suspects that Anne's psychologist, Dr. Lark, is acting funny towards her friend, and decides to investigate. Mona and Anne will find themselves embroiled in a strange world of psychiatry and fanaticism, in which both young women's lives will be endangered. (imdb)
Knut Hamsun is Norway's most famous and admired author. Ever since he was young he has hated the English for the starvation they caused Norway during WWI. When the Germans occupy Norway 9 April 1940 he welcomes them and the protection they can give from Great Britain... (imdb)
Jan thinks he is Swedish-Danish, but after his mother's death he discovers he was adopted. As his world begins to fall apart, he decides to find his birth parents. The hunt leads him to Portugal - in a taxi - where more surprises await him. (imdb)
The Kingdom (1994) - TV Mini-Series
The Kingdom is the most technologically advanced hospital in Denmark, a gleaming bastion of medical science... (imdb)
The story of Ingmar Bergman's parents. In 1909, poor theology student Henrik Bergman falls in love with Anna Åkerbloom, the daughter of a rich family in Uppsala. After their wedding Henrik becomes a priest in the north of Sweden. After a few years Anna can't stand living in the rural county with the uncouth people. She returns to Uppsala, Henrik stays in the north. (imdb)
From 1886 to 1907 in the life of Sofie, a Jew in Copenhagen who is nearly 29, with no marital prospects, living with her loving parents. An artist, Hans Hojby, meets Sofie and is entranced, asking to paint her parents and also sketching her. She's responds, but he's not Jewish, and the family reacts by encouraging a marriage to Jonas, a homely draper. Sofie accepts this plan, accompanying her new husband to his town and bearing a son. (imdb)
The Jewish Cohens live in Stockholm. Rosha's 60th birthday is up and her husband and 3 kids will be there. 25 y.o. Angelique, a psychology student called Freud, still lives at home. Rosha's told, she's got cancer with weeks to live. (imdb)
A middle-aged Casanova who has lost his touch with women - but loves all the world's women all the same, is the modern perfect seducer who has never been on the wrong side of a breakup, must now face his own myth. (Agnieszka Szeffel)
Funny guys take their antics to America in their third film
Karl Åge and Regitze host a summer garden party for close friends, their son, and his family. Karl Åge is quiet, detached; Regitze is spirited, lively. He thinks back at their long life together, and now, in twilight, he has other things to face. (imdb)
A young film director from Århus is making his first film on a big budget, a film about his childhood. The viewer is shown the cumbersome process of the filming: the idealist and ambitious yet immature director has trouble with the actors and is in love with the female lead. With the crew from Copenhagen there is even more trouble. The Copenhageners do not have much understanding for the Århusians and insist on having time off at night where time is spent on drinking and getting laid. (dfi.dk)
A new foreman, Huus, arrives in a sleepy Danish village, much to the delight of the unmarried women there. However, Huus becomes very friendly with Katinka and her husband, Bai, the stationmaster. Katinka, childless and in frail health, gradually falls in love with Huus, though her husband does not seem to notice. (imdb)
19th Century Joy of Cooking. Babette is a French cook that flees from her home to Danish village. Fun, let alone the joy of food, is not part of village until Babette starts cooking. (DuaneNeitzel)
Claus Worm, an affluent architect finds his private life crumbling, his business on a downward curve and, finally, his health failing. Worm also finds himself coerced into working for dirty money in a deal that may involve murder. Is it all true or is it paranoia? It is writer-director Henning Carlsen's conceit that audiences be left to fully share the protagonist's deadly doubts.
While working as a pianist at a bar, Steffen meets his old friend Charly again. Together they join a youth theater collective trying to save their house.
Leif Panduro's modern classic about the unsuitable high school student David, admitted to a psychiatric clinic after kicking his principal at the end. In retrospect, one sees his relationship with the distinctive family to the school to his comrades, and not least to the girl Lis who eventually shows way out of the conflicts.
Boy Steffen meets another boy, Charly who lives at an institution for socially disabled young boys. It's one of the more important films from the beginning of the Danish era of youth films, later including Zappa, Pelle the Conqueror etc. Allan Olsen and especially Kim Jensen in the leading roles are having a tough time adapting to adult life, without safe surroundings at home.
Matador (1978) - TV Series
Mads Skjern arrives in the small Danish town of Korsbæk in 1929. Hans Christian Varnæs, manager of the town bank, refuses him a loan to set up a clothes shop. Instead he receives money elsewhere, and his shop is soon a success, a sign of the changing times during the following decades. (imdb)
When a boring collage professor is mistaken for his cousin, he gets into all kinds of trouble, with hilarious results.
3 friends and actors out of job decide to try to rob a bank. But to do so they must show their best acting skills, as the break-in must be done in daytime and through the wall in a public toilet.
Bertram og Lisa (1975) - TV Movie
Bertram and Lisa has an ordinary marriage, but there is something that Bertram hasn't yet found out: Lisa is having an affair with their friend Henrik (imdb)
Misantropen (1974) - TV Movie
Alceste, the misanthrope, hates mankind because there is so much hypocrisy, deceit, and false flattery in the world.
A young, idealistic business student has ambitions to be a concert pianist, but his obsession with beautiful women keeps him from achieving his goal. To earn money for his tuition, he takes a job as headmaster of a small girls' school. There his weakness for beautiful women is put to the test when he is pursued by a bevy of sexy coeds.
Two lieutenants, Adam and Ditlev, dream of becoming part of the regiment of the blue hussars, and the officer von Rabenberg puts them to the test.
A good looking female social welfare worker makes Egon Olsen forget about crimes for some time, but when an American gangster breaks into a local bank and the police think its Egon's work, he has to get back to work to prove he's innocent. (E.C. Hermsdorf)
Businessman Allan Thorsen is tired of his wife, so he tries to shove her into the arms of another man. Of course it doesn't goes as planned.
A guy with a working wife has to give up his job as a teacher/poet and become a stay-at-home-dad.
Folk comedy freely built over the Danish inventor and air pioneer Jacob Christian Ellehammers career. Following Ellehammer, his faithful assistant Pehtersen and his patient wife in battle against creditors and ordinary ridicule, until Ellehammer, on September 12, 1906, as the first in Europe, is getting a flywheel on the wings on the island of Lindholm.
Dr. Falke takes revenge on his friend Gabriel, because this for a carnival has let him lie lonely back in a park, disguised as bats, he saw the morning turns into laughter for good citizenship. Falke grabs the opportunity to revenge as Gabriel, have placed themselves in a boring situation being sentenced to 10 days in jail for irreverent mention of a royal person.
Three young fishermen are suddenly and against their will drafted into the Royal Danish Navy.
The plot has a virginal schoolboy Jacob visiting relatives for summer and within one month goes from innocence to satyriasis. The family maid attempts to seduce him, and he is drawn into his own sexual awakening by his cousin.
Majorens oppasser is a 1964 Danish comedy film directed by Sven Methling and starring Dirch Passer.
The press photographer Bastian is working together with journalist Lene at a gossip magazine when sparks starts to fly between them and entanglements follow.
Six people randomly meets at a cottage. They pass through a series of conflicts connected to their past, and the events reveals the truth about them. (imdb)
The young, beautiful and talented secretary Eva (Ghita Nørby) is tired of indecent offers from men who want to have her as their toys. Eva other hand, will not owned by anyone; she will be rich and independent, and she therefore decides that she wants to marry a very rich man and separated as soon as possible ...
When Marianne leaves her cheating husband, she starts a new job as a model and meets the charming singer Mario.
Copenhagen around the turn of the century, exactly 29. December 1899. Storkøbmand and shipowner Jacob Friis (Gunnar Lauring) is one of Copenhagen's richest men. His home is a gathering place for family and friends. Since the death of the king, 10 years earlier, he has shared family feel and business sense with his three daughters. Elise, Elise, (Lise Ringheim) is married to an Englishman, William Randall, (Bjørn Watt Boolsen), a man of good origin, but quite dull and boring.
Peter is about to get married when he hears that his love affair during a business trip to Paris resulted in a baby. With help of his friend William, Peter hurries to Paris to find his true love and their child. But the mother wants to adopt.
The movie is about a young girl (Ghitha Nørby) at a gas station who suddenly discovers that she is the lawful successor of a baroness (Maria Garland). The young girl (Anne) moves to the estate and has to be trained to be a fine woman... (IMDB Comments)
Charley Wykeham and Jack Chesney are undergraduates at Oxford University. They need a chaperon so they can entertain Amy Spettigue and Kitty Verdun, respectively the niece and ward of Stephen Spettigue, an Oxford solicitor. Charley receives word from his guardian that his Aunt whom he has never met or spoken to in his life is coming to visit him and that she is coming by train any time now... (Wikipedia)
Follows the lives of a group of youngster living in the Egmont college.
Two cheerful musicians, Flink and Villy, reach an old castle "Bullerborg" Carefully they look inside, and as they do not find anybody, they decide to settle in Bullerborg so far. But by the next day, the famous lawyer Krach and friend, Mrs Lulu Lassen, are in the castle. Flink and Villy then conclude that they will lure the castle from Director Hannibal because there are plans to build an airfield that will increase the price of the castle.
A romantic foursome and comedic entanglements occurs around a small, historic hotel that are threatened by the demands for financial progress.
A world wanderer, who pays for food and coffee with a song, returns to the farm in Denmark he first worked at and fell in love with the farmer's daughter. She's now a widow and mother and her evil brother-in-law is running the farm.