Danish Film Weeks 2016 to kick off in Vietnam

On the occasion of 45 years of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Denmark, from November 19th-27th, Danish Film Weeks in Hanoi introduces the Danish contemporary film industry to the Vietnamese public.

(VNF) - On the occasion of 45 years of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Denmark, from November 19th-27th, Danish Film Weeks in Hanoi introduces the Danish contemporary film industry to the Vietnamese public.

The Danish Film Weeks 2016 will involve screening of eight films including six fiction films, two animation films and one documentary film. These films have won several awards both internationally and in Denmark.

These films will be screened at the National Cinema Center (87 Lang Ha Str., Hanoi) on 19th – 20th November and 26th – 27th November. Two films ‘A Royal Affair’ and ‘The Hunt’ are only for viewers from 16 years old and older.

Danish Film Weeks 2016 to kick off in Vietnam
A Royal Affair

Oscar-nominated A Royal Affair (En kongelig affære) is a sweeping romance set in the 18th century court of King Christian VII. Mads Mikkelsen (Hannibal, Casino Royale) plays a royal physician involved in a doomed love affair with the Queen. A Royal Affair won two Silver Bears at the 2012 Berlin International Film Festival.

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The Candidate

Jonas Bechmann, a defense attorney, is a man of the system. Until the day he himself is accused of murder. Taking matters into his own hands, he throws himself into the hunt for a group of blackmailers who threaten to expose him as the killer. But nothing is what it appears to be, and the blackmail links back to his father's death under mysterious circumstances a year and a half earlier.

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The Hunt

A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son's custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie. The Hunt, directed by Thomas Vinterberg, is a disturbing tale of a wrongly-accused schoolteacher, a role for which Mads Mikkelsen won Best Actor at the Cannes Film Festival in 2012. The Hunt won Best Screenplay at the European Film Awards 2012 and was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 2014 Oscars.

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Freddy Frogface

Life isn’t easy for young Victor, who not only has to face a world full of stern grown-ups but also the town bully Freddy Frogface. Then, when Victor has the chance to perform in a talent show, Freddy comes up with a sinister plot to spoil his plans!

Oscar-winning director Bille August's Silent Heart (Stille hjerte) is a gripping family drama which takes place on the beautiful island of Fyn (Funen). Actress Paprika Steen won Best Actress at the San Sebastian Film Festival for her role as a daughter struggling with a mother's tough decision in Silent Heart.

Each people could register maximum 02 tickets for each film and maximum 03 films during the whole event. Tickets are to be picked up at the Embassy between November 7th and November 10th.

Film schedule

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