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Original title Festen
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Director
Producer
Screenplay
Production country
Production company
Awards
Classification Allowed from age 15
Dialogue
Swedish release 1998-10-02

Cast

Ulrich Thomsen
Christian, sonen

Henning Moritzen
Helge, fadern

Thomas Bo Larsen
Michael, sonen

Paprika Steen
Helene, dottern

Birthe Neumann
Else, modern

Trine Dyrholm
Pia, jungfrun

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Crew

Director
Screenplay
Producer
Director of Photography
Film Editor

Cast

Ulrich Thomsen Christian, sonen
Henning Moritzen Helge, fadern
Thomas Bo Larsen Michael, sonen
Paprika Steen Helene, dottern
Birthe Neumann Else, modern
Trine Dyrholm Pia, jungfrun
Helle Charlotte Dolleris Mette, Michaels fru
Therese Glahn Michelle, jungfrun
Linda Laursen Birthe
Birgitte Simonsen Christians väninna
Lasse Lunderskov farbrodern
John Boas bedstefar
Klaus Bondam toastmastern
Lars Brygmann receptionisten
Bjarne Henriksen Kim, kocken
Gbatokai Dakinah Helenes pojkvän
Lene Laub Oksen Linda, döda dottern

Companies

Production Company Nimbus Film ApS
Advance allocations Danmarks Radio
Sveriges Television AB
Distributor in Sweden (35 mm) Triangelfilm AB 1998
Kulturföreningen Kedjan 1998
Distributor in Sweden (Video) Sandrew Film AB 1999

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 135614
Date 1998-09-22
Classification Allowed from age 15
Original length 2888 meters
Notes Aktlängder: 523-541-480-497-458-389


Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.37:1
Sound system Dolby Stereo


Release dates

Release in Sweden 1998-10-02 Capitol Göteborg Sweden 105 min
1998-10-02 Filmstaden Lund Sweden 105 min
1998-10-02 Spegeln Malmö Sweden 105 min
1998-10-02 Filmstaden Sergel Stockholm Sweden 105 min
1998-10-02 Filmstaden Söder Stockholm Sweden 105 min
1998-10-02 Sture Stockholm Sweden 105 min
1998-10-02 Filmstaden Umeå Sweden 105 min
1998-10-02 Fyris Uppsala Sweden 105 min
TV showing 2000-11-24 SVT1 Sweden 101 min
2001-01-12 SVT1 Sweden 101 min
2003-03-01 SVT2 Sweden 101 min
Video release 1999-02 Sweden 101 min

Awards

The Guldbagge Award Stockholm 1999 Best Foreign Language Film
Amanda Award (Norway) Haugesund 1998 (årets nordiska film)
Prize London 1998 Thomas Vinterberg (Fassbinder-priset till bästa nykomling, t.m. Erick Zonca, European Film Awards, Storbritannien)
Prix Spécial du Jury Cannes 1998

Holdings Film

The information given here refers to film material in the Swedish Film Institute’s archive. Access to the archive’s stock is given on request, for research, other film archives and rights’ holders.

Element type Print
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2877


Element type Print
Gauge 35 mm


Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100
Poster title FESTEN alla familjer bär på en hemlighet


Holdings Stills

Black and white print 5
Colour prints 2
Slides 1
Album No


Holdings Promotion materials

Type Program/Promotion material
Language Svenska


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