30.09. - 09.10.2021

Applause Denmark 2009 | 86 min | OV | Colour | FF 2009

Martin Pieter Zandvliet

MARTIN ZANDVLIET won several prizes for his debut film Applause (Filmfest Hamburg 2009). This was followed by the equally successful Dirch (2011) and Teddy Bear (2012).

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A film like this only comes by once every so many years: where actors reveal their innermost selves, as in Ingmar Bergman’s “Scenes from a Marriage” or Mike Nichols’ “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” It is no coincidence that Zandvliet’s protagonist Thea Barfoed (Paprika Steen) agonizes her way through “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” on stage night after night. The actress has previously playedjust about every role imaginable.
Original title: Applaus
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Danish
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Martin Pieter Zandvliet
Screenplay: Anders Frithiof August, Martin Pieter Zandvliet
Cast: Paprika Steen, Michael Falch, Sara-Marie Maltha, Shanti Roney
Producer: Mikael Christian Rieks
Director of Photography: Jesper Tøffner
Music: Sune Martin
Production Design: Rasmus Cold
Editor: Per Sandholt
Sound: 0
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Format: 35 mm
German Distributor:
World Sales: Trust Nordisk Film Sales, Filmbyen 12, 2650 Hvidovredenmark, Tel: +45 3686 8788, Fax: +45 3677 4448, email:,
Production: Koncern Film


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