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The Celebration

R| 1 hr. 45 min.

Plot Summary
A dark secret mars a Dane's (Henning Moritzen) 60th birthday celebration, attended by his family (Ulrich Thomsen, Thomas Bo Larsen) and friends.

Cast: Ulrich Thomsen , Henning Moritzen , Thomas Bo Larsen , Paprika Steen , Birthe Neumann , Trine Dyrholm , Helle Dolleris , Therese Glahn

Director: Thomas Vinterberg

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: October Films

The Celebration (1998)

Release Date: October 9th, 1998|1 hr. 45 min.

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  • Despite the awkward, stomach- churning camera movements and the grainy, flat images that come with insufficient lighting, the actors' work is often riveting and compelling. show more

  • he Celebration rips apart the placid facade of a familiar subject, leaving its audience stunned. As difficult as the film can at times be, the patient viewer will be rewarded. show more

  • It's a tribute to The Celebration that the style and the story don't stumble over each other. The script is well planned, the actors are skilled at deploying their emotions, and the long day's journey into night is fraught with wounds that the farcical elements only help to keep open. show more

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