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Published on: April 29th, 2011

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The Shock of the New
report for Senses of Cinema

Danish Film Festival Brings Home the Bacon
— roundup report for Tribune magazine
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Friday 22nd April
Gloria : The Day of Ants in the Sky : 4/10 [11/28]

Saturday 23rd
Dagmar : Civil War : 4/10 [10]
Grand : Absent : 3/10 [8]
Dagmar : Dead Mountaineer’s Hotel (1979) : 4/10 [11]
Cinemateket : Sleeping Sickness : 6/10 [16]
Cinemateket : Suburbia (1983) : 7/10 [19]

Sunday 24th
Dagmar : Savage : 4/10 [10]
Gloria : Amnesty : 4/10 [11]
Cinemateket : You Are Here : 5/10 [13]
Gloria : Et In Terra Pax aka And Peace on Earth : 7/10 [19]

Monday 25th
Husets : Our Day Will Come aka Redheads : 3/10 [7] {press show}
Dagmar : Outbound : 6/10 [17]
Dagmar : All Good Children : 2/10 [4]
Dagmar : Pear : 3/10 [6]
Dagmar : The End of the Animal aka End of Animal : 6/10 [15]

Tuesday 26th
Cinemateket : Two Gates of Sleep : 6/10 [15]
Cinemateket : Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains (1981) : 6/10 [16]
Dagmar : Viva Riva! : 7/10 [19]

Wednesday 27th
Husets : Flowers of Evil : 6/10 [16] {press show}
Grand : Tony : 6/10 [16]
Cinemateket : On the Silver Globe (1976/1987) : walkout (40m)
Palads : Hobo with a Shotgun : 7/10 [20]

Thursday 28th
Cinemateket : Winter Vacation : 5/10 [14]
Palads : The Man From Nowhere : 7/10 [19]

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Highest ratings

20/28 : Hobo with a Shotgun
19 : Suburbia (1983)
= : Viva Riva!
= : Et In Terra Pax
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: The Man From Nowhere
18 : –
17 : Outbound
16 : Sleeping Sickness
= : Flowers of Evil
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: Tony
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: Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains (1981)
15 : Two Gates of Sleep
= : End of Animal

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Danish magazine EKKO‘s ratings-grid for the 10 competition films

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Recommended new films, previously seen elsewhere

8/10
— Finisterrae

The Christening
Truce
— Kaboom.
7/10
— Tender Son: The Frankenstein Project
— Incendies
— 13 Assassins
— Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
— Blessed Events.