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: FILM “Terribly Happy” DIRECTOR Henrik Ruben Genz for “Terribly Happy” YOUTH FILM “Max Pinlig” ACTOR Jakob Cedergren in “Terribly Happy” ACTOR Lene Maria Christensen in “Terribly Happy” SUPPORTING ACTOR Jens Jorn Spottag in “Two Worlds” SUPPORTING ACTRESS Sarah Broberg in “Two Worlds” SCRIPT Dunja Gry Jensen, Henrik Ruben Genz for “Terribly Happy” CINEMATOGRAPHER Jorgen Johansson for “Terribly Happy” SET DESIGNER Jette Lehmann for “Flame and Citron” MAKEUP Sabine Schumann, Jens Bartram for “Flame and Citron” SPECIAL EFFECTS Hummer Hojmark, Jonas Drehn, Thomas Busk for “Flame and Citron” SOUND Hans Moller for “Flame and Citron” EDITOR Anne Osterud for “Two Worlds” SCORE Jeppe Kaas for “The Candidate” and Jakob Groth for “Two Worlds” SONG Kira’s “Riders of the Freeway” from “Terribly Happy” U.S. FILM “No Country for Old Men” BEST NON-AMERICAN FOREIGN FILM “Everlasting Moments” by Jan Troell THE AUDIENCE PRIZE “Blue Men” by Rasmus Heide JUBILEE ROBERT Critic Ebbe Iversen. HONORARY ROBERT Critic Ole Michelsden. SHORT ANIMATION “Cathrine” by Mads Matthiesen FEATURE LENGTH ANIMATION “A Love Story” by Christian Taldrup SHORT DOCUMENTARY “Lille Voksen” by Anders Gustafsson, Patrik Book FEATURE LENGTH DOCUMENTARY “Burma VJ” by Anders Hogsbro Ostergaard
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