Director
Thomas Vinterberg
Country
 Denmark Sweden
Actors
Ulrich Thomsen, Henning Moritzen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Paprika Steen, Birthe Neumann, Trine Dyrholm, Helle Dolleris, Therese Glahn, Klaus Bondam, Bjarne Henriksen, Gbatokai Dakinah, Lars Brygmann, Lene Laub Oksen, Linda Laursen, John Boas, Erna Boas, Thomas Vinterberg, Kaj Rasmussen, Robert Strandgård, Gry Worre Hallberg, Lasse Lunderskov
Overview
A Danish film produced in the Dogma style by Thomas Vinterberg that portrays a family having a party for their father when one son makes a toast speech that tells the truth about the murder of their eldest sister possibly involving the father.
Release Date
20 May 1998
Original Title
Festen
Genres
Drama
Runtime
1 h 45 min
Languages
Danish, German, English
Production
Nordic Film, Sveriges Television (SVT), Nimbus Film Productions
Producer
Birgitte Hald
Author
Writer
Director of Photography
Anthony Dod Mantle
Original Music Composer
Lars Bo Jensen

At Helge’s 60th birthday party, some unpleasant family truths are revealed.

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Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.

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