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Festen: At Helge's 60th birthday party, some unpleasant family truths are revealed.

  • Currently 3.74/5
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Ratings: IMDB: 8.1/10 Metascore: N/A RT: 92%
Released: June 19, 1998
Runtime: 105 mins
Genres: Drama
Countries: Denmark Sweden
Actors: Birgitte Simonsen Birthe Neumann Bjarne Henriksen Helle Dolleris Henning Moritzen Klaus Bondam Lars Brygmann Lasse Lunderskov Linda Laursen Paprika Steen Poul Petersen Therese Glahn Thomas Bo Larsen Trine Dyrholm Ulrich Thomsen

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Festen Comments

Posted by ladyboygirl 5 years, 4 months ago
+6 | +7 / -1

A pitch-black farce set around a patriarch's 60th birthday party. Festen is certainly shocking and provocative, but this dysfunctional upper class family, even in its darkest hour, can still clink the glasses and carry on with the party. The hand held camera makes you feel like an uninvited guest at a dirty laundry; an unquestionable must-see.

Posted by Sodapop_Curtis 4 years, 10 months ago
+4 | +4 / -0

No subtitles for those who are no fluent in Danish ?!

Posted by sugarmagnolia 5 years, 1 month ago
+3 | +3 / -0

Step aside monsters demons and murderous ghost real life is so much more terrifying.

Posted by alonmo 6 years, 1 month ago
+3 | +4 / -1

Dogma numero uno! and it works here.

Posted by Leaf 6 years, 6 months ago
+3 | +4 / -1

I agree with previous comments. Unusual, complex and totally awesome! I felt like a guest at that party who despite the tension never wanted to go home.

Posted by Precious1 6 years, 7 months ago
+3 | +5 / -2

Over the top!! This is what I call real horror, folks. Someone said it's like Lars von Tries and Woody Allen put in one.

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Posted by sune81 1 year, 10 months ago ( Edited 1 year, 10 months ago )
+2 | +2 / -0

now im danish , som im kinda in advantage in front you others who cant speak the language.... but i really really REALLY hope thers a vesion with subs on this masterpiece. now i was 15 when it came out, and being molested as a child it really struck a nerve. i could relate to every character in this movie incl. the dad. its a faboulus danish masterpeice no more no less, dogme be dogme , this is just at movie that crawls, right in there under your skin, where you dont want it to be .... and its even funny to sometimes, real danish humor ! rock on

Posted by badbaz83 4 years, 4 months ago
+2 | +3 / -1

Disturbing, enthralling, difficult.....But absolutely brilliant. Cannot recommend enough. 10/10.

Posted by diralion 5 years, 6 months ago
+2 | +3 / -1

Detailed Danish movie. The culture is interesting and their approach in solving the sexual abuse in the family is very different from now a days. Well made movie.

Posted by sune81 1 year, 10 months ago
+1 | +1 / -0

hmmm my post wasnt good enough , so im just gonna say .... that this is one hell of a dsnish movie

Posted by Jerome321 4 years, 4 months ago
+1 | +1 / -0

A celebration to never forget. Karma.

Posted by zapater 4 years, 4 months ago
+1 | +1 / -0

What a family reunion !!! very convincing,disturbing and exhilarating. Top performance by Thomsen,really outstanding...5/5.

Posted by MrJoseph10 4 years, 5 months ago
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Celebration is powerful, intense, dark drama about a dysfunctional family with a big secret, The script is brilliant and brutally frank, The superior acting by the entire cast is absolutely wonderful and makes you feel the emotions of those who are living The Celebration, there is no special effects and no soundtrack to insult the viewer, telling us what to feel and when, just a shaky, hand-held camera and natural lighting, a style that makes the whole experience extremely realistic and gripping, HIGHLY RECOMMENDED 9/10

Posted by RichardWhiteley 4 years, 8 months ago
+1 | +1 / -0

politcal greatness!

Posted by chanelicia 4 years, 10 months ago
+1 | +1 / -0

Some families should never get together.

Posted by Huddschap 4 years, 12 months ago
+1 | +1 / -0

Life is more complex than you could make up. This is an outstanding film and never tire of watching it.

Posted by dick_plimpton 5 years, 2 months ago
+1 | +1 / -0

one of my favorites of all time

Posted by Gentlesideoffury 5 years, 8 months ago
+1 | +3 / -2

Some of the camera angles are a bit odd, but the writing is extremely good!

Posted by Aliefcrew 6 years, 7 months ago ( Edited 6 years, 7 months ago )
+1 | +3 / -2

This is like a modern day Greek or Roman tragedy, the film was awesome! It started a little slow, the camera is a little weird but it all plays into the tragedy. This movie can either be a play or remade into a newer modern day movie in America. This film is excellent, very underground and a good find for those enough lucky to see it. I give it a 5.5 / 6.0

Posted by ashton011 4 years, 8 months ago
+0 | +1 / -1

the best drama that I never watched.

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