Offbeat thriller shines at Robert Awards
STOCKHOLM — Offbeat thriller “Terribly Happy” was the big winner at the Danish Film Academy’s annual Robert Awards in Copenhagen Feb. 1.
Helmer Henrik Ruben Genz’s pic about a Copenhagen cop being transferred to a lawless country town picked up seven prizes, including film, director, actor for Jakob Cedergren and actress for Lene Maria Christensen.
War epic “Flame and Citron,” which was the top box office draw in Denmark in 2008, won five prizes in the technical categories.
Best U.S. film was “No Country for Old Men,” best non-American foreign film was the Golden Globe-nommed “Everlasting Moments” from Sweden.
And the winners are:
Henrik Ruben Genz for “Terribly Happy”
Jakob Cedergren in “Terribly Happy”
Lene Maria Christensen in “Terribly Happy”
Jens Jorn Spottag in “Two Worlds”
Sarah Broberg in “Two Worlds”
Dunja Gry Jensen, Henrik Ruben Genz for “Terribly Happy”
Jorgen Johansson for “Terribly Happy”
Jette Lehmann for “Flame and Citron”
Sabine Schumann, Jens Bartram for “Flame and Citron”
Hummer Hojmark, Jonas Drehn, Thomas Busk for “Flame and Citron”
Hans Moller for “Flame and Citron”
Anne Osterud for “Two Worlds”
Jeppe Kaas for “The Candidate” and Jakob Groth for “Two Worlds”
Kira’s “Riders of the Freeway” from “Terribly Happy”
“No Country for Old Men”
BEST NON-AMERICAN FOREIGN FILM
“Everlasting Moments” by Jan Troell
THE AUDIENCE PRIZE
“Blue Men” by Rasmus Heide
Critic Ebbe Iversen.
Critic Ole Michelsden.
“Cathrine” by Mads Matthiesen
FEATURE LENGTH ANIMATION
“A Love Story” by Christian Taldrup
“Lille Voksen” by Anders Gustafsson, Patrik Book
FEATURE LENGTH DOCUMENTARY
“Burma VJ” by Anders Hogsbro Ostergaard