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Title Festen [videorecording] = The celebration / October Films ; [presented by] Nimbus Film ; producer, Birgitte Hald ; manuskript, Thomas Vinterberg, Mogens Rukov ; efter idé af Thomas Vinterberg ; [written & directed by Thomas Vinterberg].

Imprint Universal City, CA : Universal Studios, [2004]


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 GDL Central Library DVD    Da FES    Available
Description 1 videodisc (1 hr., 46 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Dogme ; 1
Dogme (Universal Studios Home Video (Firm))) ; 1.
Note Some credits from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1998.
"Focus Features"--Container.
Credits Photography, Anthony Dod Mantle ; editing, Valdis Oskarsdóttir ; music, Lars Bo Jensen.
Cast Ulrich Thomsen, Henning Moritzen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Birthe Neumann, Paprika Steen, Trine Dyrholm, Helle Dolleris, Therese Glahn, Klaus Bondam, Bjarne Henriksen, Gbatoka Dakinah, Lasse Lunderskov, Lars Brygmann, Lene Laub Oksen, Linda Laursen, John Boas, Erna Boas.
Summary The family and friends of prominent Danish patriarch Helge Klingenfeldt gather at his country estate to celebrate his sixtieth birthday. Two months prior to this event, Helge's daughter committed suicide. Her twin brother, Christian, makes a birthday toast that brings a barrage of family secrets out into the open.
Audience MPAA rating: R, for strong sexual content and language, including references to sexual abuse.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital mono. 2.0.
Language Danish dialogue with English subtitles, optional Spanish, or French subtitles ; English captions for the hearing impaired.
Subject Families -- Drama.
Suicide -- Drama.
Secretos -- Teatro.
Familia -- Teatro.
Suicidio -- Teatro.
Genre/Form Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Motion pictures, Danish.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Vinterberg, Thomas, 1969-
Thomsen, Ulrich.
Moritzen, Henning, 1928-
Larsen, Thomas Bo, 1963-
Neumann, Birthe, 1947-
Steen, Paprika, 1964-
Dyrholm, Trine, 1972-
Dolleris, Helle, 1965-
Hald, Birgitte.
Rukov, Mogens, 1943-
Mantle, Anthony Dod, 1955-
Nimbus Film.
Universal City Studios.
October Films.
Focus Features.
Added Title Celebration
ISBN 1417011483
Standard No. 025192548222
Music No. 25482 Universal Studios

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