- Original title
Festen (The Celebration)
- Running time
- 105 min.
Thomas Vinterberg, Mogens Rukov
Anthony Dod Mantle
Thomas Bo Larsen,
Radio (DR) / SVT Drama / Nordisk Film / Nimbus Film Productions
Drama | Dogma. Family Relationships
- Synopsis / Plot
- At a countryside manor an annual feast is being prepared. It is to be an all out effort to celebrate the head of the family. Helge Klingenfelt, owner of the manor and family partriarch, is turning sixty. Everyone has been invited including his children, Christian, Michael, and Helene.
: Cannes Film Festival: Jury Special Prize
1998: Film Critics Circle of New York: Best Movie
: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Foreign Language Film
: Nominated for Golden Globe: Best Foreign Language Picture
: European Film Awards: Discovery Award
: Nominated for BAFTA Awards: Best Film not in the English Language
: Guldbagge Awards (Sweden): Best Foreign Film
: Cesar Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Language Picture
: Independent Spirit Awards: Best Foreign Film
: British Independent Film Awards (BIFA): Nom. Best Int. Ind. Film - Foreign Language
1998: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film
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