The Celebration

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The Celebration (1998)

105 min - Drama - 19 juni 1998
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A grandiose party to celebrate a sixtieth birthday unleashes a family drama with all the lies that conceal horrendous secrets. The eldest son, Christian, stages a showdown with the popular pater familias; his provocative, moving after-dinner speech dislodges all the masks, which finally fall completely as the father-son conflict intensifies and the bewildered guests look on.

Director:  Thomas Vinterberg

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Storyline

A grandiose party to celebrate a sixtieth birthday unleashes a family drama with all the lies that conceal horrendous secrets. The eldest son, Christian, stages a showdown with the popular pater familias; his provocative, moving after-dinner speech dislodges all the masks, which finally fall completely as the father-son conflict intensifies and the bewildered guests look on.


Collections: Thomas Vinterberg

Tagline: Every family has a secret.

Genres: Drama

Details

Country:   Denmark Sweden
Language:  Danish, German, English
Release Date:  19 juni 1998

Box Office

Budget:  $1.300.000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Danmarks Radio (DR), SVT, Nimbus Film

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 45 min