- Rated: R
- Run Time: 1 hours, 46 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: July 27, 2004
- Originally Released: 1998
- Label: Universal Studios
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Single Side - Single Layer
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Dolby Digital 2.0 - Mono - Danish
- Additional Release Material:
- Trailers: Theatrical Trailer
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Sight and Sound - 03/??/1999
"...[The film] eminently succeeds....Triumphantly the near-documentary it purports to be..."
Rolling Stone - 10/29/1998
Entertainment Weekly - 10/08/1999
"...A good case for [the Dogma 95 aesthetic]..." -- Rating: A- - Recommended
USA Today - 11/20/1998
"...Filmmaker Thomas Vinterberg seems impressively in control juggling multiple characters..."
Los Angeles Times - 10/16/1998
"...A beautifully calibrated and carefully thought out film about a completely out-of-control situation, it is raw without being off-putting and wrenching without losing its sense of humor..."
Empire - 11/01/2008
4 stars out of 5 -- "Think of the worst family party you've ever been to, times it by ten, imagine it in Danish and you'll still be unprepared for Thomas Vinterberg's shocking and resonant drama, on of the best Dogme films."
Black Comedy |
Family Crises |
Family Interaction |
Family Relations |