long features COMPETITION

THE IDEALIST friday
2
saturday
3

Horaires de la séance de 13h00 à 15h30

Lieu de la séance Théâtre Comète

Horaires de la séance de 16h15 à 18h45

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Réalisateur CHRISTINA ROSENDAHL

Pays Denmark

Film length : 114 min

Language(s) : Danish, French subtitles

Format : DCP

Genre : Fiction

THE IDEALIST (2015)

 

FRENCH PREVIEW - THE DIRECTOR WILL BE PRESENT AT THIS SCREENING

Synopsis

Near the Thule US air base in Greeland on 21 January 1968: a US B-52 with 4 hydrogen bombs on board crashes into the polar ice sheet in North Star Bay, detonating the bombs and scattering their nuclear payload.
18 years on, a young reporter is hired by one of the workers involved in the clean-up operation who believes that a colleague’s mysterious skin disease was caused by the operation. Brink is soon to learn that throughout the country, other workers called in to assist with the operation at the time are suffering from the same problem. A political thriller based on one of the biggest cover-ups of a devastating nuclear accident in history.

A political thriller based on one of the worst nuclear cover-ups in history. A story about power, idealism and one man's courage to uncover two nation's double- dealing during the Cold War.

     
 

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Director : CHRISTINA ROSENDAHL

 

Christina Rosendahl studied Comparative Literary History, Film & Media Studies at the University of Copenhagen, then at the European Film College and the New York Film Academy before graduating from the Film School Super16 in 2002. That same year saw her breakthrough with the highly acclaimed documentary “Stargazer”. Her first feature film “Triple Dare” (2006) was a also a domestic box office success.
After the documentary “Power over Love”, were she portrayed five lawyers serving on Copenhagen’s Upper Presidium, Rosendahl finds herself caught up again with the machinations of power with "The Idealist".
She has championed the cause of children and youth in numerous shorts, including “Lauges Cat”, which was in Competition at the Berlin Film Festival.


 

TECHNICAL DATA

 

Director Christina Rosendahl
Scriptwriting Lars K. Andersen, Simon Pasternak, Christina Rosendahl, Birgitte Stærmose
Cinematography Laust Trier Mørk
Music Jonas Struck
Editing Janus Billeskov Jansen, Olivier Bugge Coutté, Molly Malene Stensgaard
Cast Peter Plaugborg, Søren Malling, Thomas Bo Larsen, Arly Jover, Jens Albinus
Production Toolbox Film
Source LevelK



 
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