Lars von Trier’s controversial film scoops five awards at Denmark’s oldest film awards.
Lars von Trier picked up five prizes for Antichrist at the Bodil Awards, Denmark’s oldest film prize, on held at Copenhagen’s Imperial Theatre on March 21.
It also picked up best film, best actress for Charlotte Gainsbourg, best actor for Willem Defore, best cinematography (Anthony Dod Mantle), and a Special Bodil for Best Sound-Design (Kristian Eidnes Andersen).
Rumle Hammerich’s Headhunter, last year’s second-best grossing local picture, was nominated for four Bodils, but received none. The ceremony was preceeded by the screening of Danish director Lone Scherfig’s Oscar-nominated film, An Education.
Full list of awards:
Charlotte Gainsbourg, Antichrist
Willem Defoe, Antichrist
Best Supporting Actress:
Pernille Vallentin, Ole Bornedeal’s Deliver Us From Evil
Jens Andersen, Deliver Us From Evil
The Invisible Cell (Blekingegade-Banden), dir: Anders Riis-Hansen
Anthony Dod Mantle, Antichrist
Kristian Eidnes Andersen, for best sound design (Antichrist)
Carsten Myllerup, Linda Krogsøe, Jens Mikkelsen, for founding the alternative film school, Super16
Best US Feature:
Up, dir: Pete Doctor
Best Non-US Feature:
Waltz With Bashir, dir: Ari Folman