Directed by: Anders Thomas Jensen Script: Anders Thomas Jensen Producer: Kim Magnusson, Tivi Magnusson Production company: M&M Productions Cinematography: Jens Schlosser Editing: Anders Villadsen Music: Jeppe Kaas Cast: Ulrich Thomsen, Jens Jørn Spottag, John Martinus, Ole Thestrup, Farshad Kholghi
Format: 35 mm Running time: 12'
Synopsis Peter is a young idealist who suddenly remembers that he has forgotten to vote. He jumps into his car and on his way to the polls he is introduced to an array of taxi drivers with strong opinions about the human race.
Awards and Festivals Academy Awards 1999 - Oscar Best Short Film
Directors Biography Anders Thomas Jensen was born in 1972, Denmark. Self-taught writer and director. His short films are studded with awards. In three consecutive years he had a short film nominated for an Acadamy Award, films produced by M & M Productions: 'Ernst & the Light' (1996, co-directed with Thomas Villum Jensen), ‘Wolfgang’ (1997), and Oscar-winner 'Election Night’ (1998). Jensen's directorial feature film debut was with Flickering Lights’ (2000), a box office success, critics ranking it as a brilliant and witty buddy movie. Boxoffice success was repeated with ‘The Green Butchers’ (2003), a winner at Oporto, Brussels and Amsterdam, and Adam's Apples’ (2005).
Location and screening schedule: ZAGREB DANCE CENTER, Friday, October 21st at 20.30