30.09. - 09.10.2021

The Raven and The Seagull Denmark 2018 | 70 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2018

Lasse Lau

LASSE LAU (*1974) is a video artist from Copenhagen. His work usually concerns the relationship between space and social conflict. The Raven and The Seagull is his debut full-length film.

rated for 0 + years
HYBRID Colonial meditation in the permafrost: Greenland's landscape offers space for reflection on the complex relationship with the "mother country". The huge Danish colonial empire lies in the far North. Today, Greenland is fighting for autonomy, while at the same time being acutely aware of its economic dependence. Raven and The Seagull reflects on relationships between the two territories and documents how much the experiences of occupiers and occupied have burned themselves into the collective consciousness. Director Lasse Lau also questions his own position as a non-Inuit; the result is a multi-layered, open and extremely entertaining post-colonial examination of the relations between Copenhagen and Nuuk.
Original title: Lykkelænder
Film type: Documentary Feature
Original language: Danish, Greenlandic
Section: Veto!
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Lasse Lau
Screenplay: Lasse Lau
Cast: Nukâka Coster-Waldau, Vivi Nielsen, Aannguaq Rene Hansen, Angunnguaq Larsen, Makka Kleist, Josef Tarrak-Petrussen, Lars-Emil Johansen, Kristian Mølgaard
Producer: Rie Hougaard, Rikke Tambo Andersen
Director of Photography: Chris Dapkins
Music: Max Schneider
Production Design:
Editor: Charlotte Munch Bengtsson
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor: Marie Schmidt Olesen, Christina Ramsø Thomsen
Format: BluRay
Printsource: Malene Vincent, The Danish Film Institute:
German Distributor:
World Sales:
Production: Kran Film; Tambo Film
Contact: Malene Vincent, The Danish Film Institute:


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