Nordisk Films gets royal treatment
STOCKHOLM — Queen Margrethe of Denmark helped fete Scandi major Nordisk Film’s 100th anni at the company’s Copenhagen studios Nov. 6. Cigar-smoking queen, known for her interest in cultural matters, toured the facilities where Nordisk first made silent movies.
Flanked by Danish culture celebs, including producer Vibeke Windelov, helmers Rumle Hammerich and Anders Refn plus culture minister Brian Mikkelsen, the queen went on to attend a prize ceremony where “Princess” helmer Anders Morgenthaler scooped the $17,000 Nordisk Film Award.
Festivities continued with entertainment by choreographer Steen Koerner and his dancers, followed by songs performed by actors Charlotte Munck and Troels Lyby.