The smallest of the Scandinavian countries and has a population of about 5.5 million people. The capital city is Copenhagen
Denmark is a relatively small country with a population of about 5.5 millions people. The size of the country has not limited the danish contribution of movies to the entire world. Some of Denmarks popular filmmakers are: Lars Von Trier (Antichrist, Dancer in the Dark, Dogville, ), Carl Theodor Dreyer (Joan of Arc), Thomas Vinterberg (The Celebration), Nicolas Winding Refn (Pusher Trilogy, Bronson, Drive)
Dogme 95 was a set of "rules", the founders of the concept had to abide by, These 10 rules are:
Filming has to be done On-Location, and props has to have been there from the start; they must not have been placed there with the production of the movie in mind
Audio is only allowed to be diegetic (no "artificial" audio produced for the movie).
The camera has to be handheld.
The film has to be in color, no special lighting allowed.
Optical filters are forbidden.
The film must not contain superficial action. (murders, shootouts etc. are not allowed)
The movie can not deviate from reality, geographically or temporal.
Genre movies are not allowed.
The final picture must be transferred to the Academy 35mm film , with an aspect ratio of 4:3. not widescreen. Originally, the requirement was that the film had to be filmed on Academy 35mm film, but the rule was relaxed to allow low-budget productions.
The director is not allowed to be credited.
Some of the most notable dogme movies are:
The Celebration by Thomas Vinterberg
The Idiots by Lars Von Trier
Mifune's Last Song by Søren Kragh Jacobsen
|2008||Flame & Citron|
|2005||Pusher 3: I'm the Angel of Death|
|2004||Pusher 2: With Blood on My Hands|
|2003||The Green Butchers|
|2002||Old Men in New Cars|
|2001||Shake It All About|
|1999||In China They Eat Dogs|
|1998||Angel of the Night|
|1989||Erik the Viking|