You and me and Nordisk forever: Kaspar Munk receives new talent award
- The Danish director was honoured at the opening of the CPH PIX Copenhagen International Film Festival with the age of the Danish major festival times DKK1,000
Danish director Kaspar Munk, who most recently signed the youth picture, You and Me Forever [+see also:
film profile], received Wednesday (April 10) the Nordisk Film Prize - €14,450 – at the opening of the CPH PIX Copenhagen International Film Festival, which runs through April 24. (The prize – equivalent of DKK107,000 – is calculated from the age of the Danish major, 107 years, times DKK 1,000).
The presentation of the accolade for new talent was made at Copenhagen’s Imperial Theatre by Danish director Michael Noer, whose gangster movie Northwest was the first local production to inaugurate the festival. Noer was himself awarded the honour three years ago with Danish director Tobias Lindholm, with whom he made the prison drama, R [+see also:
film profile] (2010) – also for young audiences – won, ao, for Best Feature Debut in Rome and Best Feature in Tallinn; You and Me Forever collected a Robert for Best Film for Children and Young Audiences from the Danish Film Academy and a Bodil for Best Supporting Actress (Frederikke Dahl Hansen) from the Danish Critics Association.
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