Homage, Denmark / Sweden 2019, 125 Min., dan., sw. OV, engl. st
Anne and Peter are a picture-perfect couple. They live with their charming twin daughters in a modernist mansion at the edge of a forest. Both have fulfilling professions; he is a doctor, and she is a lawyer working with abused young women. Even though Anne leads the kind of life she thinks one should, a shadow seems to be hanging over her. Occasionally, when the camera lingers on her face, the otherwise sovereign forty-something woman suddenly seems like an onlooker to her own existence. More and more often, her eyes fall upon Gustav, her husband's son from a previous relationship. The 17-year-old, sporting closely cropped hair and a silver chain around his neck, recently came to live with them. Anne finds his aggressive behaviour provocative – including sexually. Trine Dyrholm succeeds in portraying a woman who is incapable of recognizing herself, and who plays with her power and crosses boundaries without taking responsibility.
Director May el-Toukhy
Screenplay Maren Louise Käehne, May el-Toukhy
Producer Caroline Blanco, René Ezra
Production Company Nordisk Film Production A/S, Mosedalvej 14, 2500 Valby, Mail: email@example.com, Web: www.nordiskfilm.com
World Sales TrustNordisk ApS, Filmbyen 12, 2650 Hvidovre, Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Web: www.trustnordisk.com
Distributor Squareone Entertaiment GmbH & Co KG, Emil-Riedel-Str. 18, 80538 München, Mail: email@example.com, Web: www.squareone-entertainment.de
Festival Contact Danish Film Institute, Gothersgade 55, 1123 Kopenhagen K, Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Web: www.dfi.dk
Cast Trine Dyrholm (Anne), Magnus Krepper (Peter), Gustav Lindh (Gustav), Liv Esmår Dannemann (Frida), Silja Esmår Dannemann (Fanny), Stine Gyldenkerne (Lina), Ella Solgaard (Sara), Preben Kristensen (Erik)
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