In nazi-occupied Denmark, a group of school-mates form a gang devoted to resistance against the occupying forces, but they don’t go any further than putting up posters and steeling German soldiers’ helmets. But then Otto Hvidmann joins the group, and he knows how to get hold of guns. Soon the game turns deadly serious. –IMDb
Born 1947, Danmark. Composer, song-writer, film director. Attended film school in Prague. Programme director for a number of years at DR TV. While his works from the eighties and nineties brought him a large Danish audience, they also brought him international renown. Kragh-Jacobsen is one of the Dogme brothers, in the company of Trier, Vinterberg and Levring.
Kragh-Jacobsen’s children’s classic »Gummi-Tarzan«/»Rubber Tarzen« (1981) was a winner at Moscow, Berlin and Gijon. »Skyggen af Emma«/»Emma’s Shadow« (1988) and »Drengene fra Sankt Petri«/»The Boys from St. Petri« (1991) were also successful on the festival circuit, while »Øen i fuglegaden«/»The Island on Bird Street« (1997) received numerous accolades at festivals, including Berlin. Two years later his dogme feature »Mifunes sidste sang«/»Mifune« (1999) received the Berlin Silver Bear. Among his prestigious awards is the Memorial Francois Truffaut Award from Giffoni. With his elleventh feature, »Det som ingen ved«/»What… read more