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11 · 09 · 2017

DCI Film Club Autumn 2017

The Green Butchers  (2003) – 28. September at 19.00

Svend and Bjarne work for a butcher in a small Danish town. Fed up with their boss’ arrogance, they decide to start their own butcher shop. After dismal beginnings, an unfortunate accident happens which coincides with a large order of meat. One hasty decision leads to another and soon the business thrives. In the meantime, Bjarne has to deal with his twin brother who has been in coma for years following a gruesome car accident.

Directed by Anders Thomas Jensen

Worlds Apart (2008) – 19. October at 19.00

Sara is a teenage girl who becomes disillusioned with her Jehovah’s Witness upbringing when her parents split up after her father, Andreas, admits to cheating on her mother. Things get even more complicated when an attractive youth named Teis pursues a romance with Sara. She soon falls in love with Teis, but he does not share her faith, which leads to tension between Sara, her family and the young man she wants to spend her life with.

Directed by Niels Arden Oplev

A Hijacking (2012) – 30. November at 19.00

The cargo ship MV Rozen is heading for harbour when it is hijacked by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean. Amongst the men on board are the ship’s cook Mikkel and the engineer Jan, who along with the rest of the seamen are taken hostage in a cynical game of life and death. With the demand for a ransom of millions of dollars a psychological drama unfolds between the CEO of the shipping company and the Somali pirates.

Directed by Tobias Lindholm

Olson Banden (1968) – 28. December at 19.00

The first of 13 Olsenbanden films presents us with Egon Olsen, head of the gang, and his friends Benny and Kjeld, who want to become the best known gang in Denmark and eventually Europe by stealing a famous Bavarian work of art currently displayed in a Copenhagen museum. Although Egon’s plan works out fine, there is only trouble ahead for the little gang.

Directed by Erik Balling

Shooter (2013) – 25. January at 19.00

Denmark’s political scene is a public riot with ecologists and pro-nature activists demonstrating on the streets. The government legislature is far from keeping the promises of not to planting oil-rigs in the Arctic See sanctuaries. The potential ecological consequences are incalculable and journalist Julie takes up the battle through a debate with those responsible in the administration. Rasmus is a hotheaded geophysicist, who upon return from the Arctic believes the only valid methods to convince the money-minded government officials are violence and intimidation. Equipped with a gun, he not only takes the journalist as hostage, but the whole of Copenhagen as well. His demand is that the drilling agenda must stop or he will start killing people.’

Directed by Anette Olsen