Denmark digs ‘Antichrist’

Von Trier's Cannes entry sweeps native awards

Lars von Trier’s “Antichrist” was the big winner when the Film Academy of Denmark handed out its annual awards, the Roberts, on Sunday.

Pic, which debuted at the Cannes Film Festival, won for picture, director, script (von Trier), cinematography (Anthony Dod Mantle), editor (Anders Refn), sound design (Kristian Eidnes Andersen) and special effects (Fabian Grobholz, Dennis Kron, Erik Zumkley).

Lars Mikkelsen drew actor honors and Henning Moriten nabbed supporting actor for Rumle Hammerich’s thriller “Headhunter.”

Paprika Steen won the actress award for Martin Zandulet’s drama “Applause,” with Pernile Valentin taking the supporting actress prize for Ole Bornedal’s thriller “Deliver Us From Evil.”

Tina Dickow won awards for both score and song on “Oldboy.”

Disney-Pixar film “Up!” was named best U.S. film, while “Slumdog Millionaire” won for non-U.S. foreign film.

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