The dream team of Nordic cinema are gathered in Anxiety. Erland Josephson, Pernilla August, Michael Nyqvist, Maria Bonnevie and Nikolaj Lie Kaas from The Idiots. They playoff each other magnificently.
Leos comes to Stockholm to join his love Xania. But how can one ever be sure of love, even in the midst of it? How can one escape the insecurity and jealousy?
Anxiety deals with intangible human emotions and succeeds. –Stockholm Film Festival
Christoffer Boe (born 1974) is a Danish film director and screenwriter. He is an established and well-known not only in Denmark, but all through the world. Among his international awards there are FIPRESCI Director of the Year at San Sebastián International Film Festival and Golden Camera at Cannes Film Festival in 2003. He is also co-founder and director of the film production company AlphaVille Pictures Copenhagen.
Boe was born in Rungsted just north of Copenhagen, Denmark. After school in Denmark, he went to study the history of cinematography in Indiana University in Bloomington, USA. Then, he continued his studies in Copenhagen University. In 1997 he decided to go deep into movie making and was accepted at the National Film School of Denmark director’s course.
During that time he directed a trilogy of short films: “Obsession” (1999), “Virginity” (2000) and “Anxiety” (2001). They were 20 to 30 minutes long and starred Maria Bonnevie and Nikolaj Lie Kaas. They’re all… read more