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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