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VON TRIER'S 100 EYES - still #1


US Premiere

Director: Katia Forbert Peterson

Denmark, 2000, 56 min

Shooting Format:Beta

Festival Year:2001

Category:Documentary Feature

Cast:Lars von Trier, Bjork, Catherine Deneuve

Crew:producer: Carsten Holst - screenwriter: Katia Forbert Petersen - cinematographer: Katia Forbert Petersen, Karsten Andersen - editor: Steen Johannessen - sound engineer: Anne Jensen - original score: Camille Saints-Sanes, Max Bruch, Music from Dancer In The Dark

Sales:Ann Marie Kurstein / Danish Film Institute: T +45 33 743 400 - F +45 33 743 445


Lars von Trier's Dancer In The Dark was awarded the Palme d'Or at Cannes 2000, while Björk was awarded Best Actress. Trier filmed a single dance scene using 100 cameras, hence the title of this film about the filming of the double winner at Cannes, and about the pain that may well be a condition for producing great art.

About the director

Graduated in cinematography at The Polish Film School. Katia Forbert Petersen has made 60 feature and documentary films and worked as a cinematographer for German ZDF and the Canadian Film Board. Received the Danish Association of Cinematographers Annual Award 1992. Special Award for Best Camerawork at the ITVA-festival in Copenhagen in 1997 and 1999. International Award for Best Photography at the ITVA-festival in New Orleans 1998.

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