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Director
Ole Christian Madsen

Filmography
1988 Kun for forrykte (doc)
1993 Happy Jim (short)
1994 Stormfulde hjerter (short)
1995 Venner for livet (short)
1995 Det store spring (short)
1995 Den sorte tvivl (short)
1997 Taxa (TV)
1996 Sinans Bryllup/Sinan’s wedding (short)
1999 Pizza King
2000 Edderkoppen/The Spider (TV)
2001 En kærlighedshistorie/Kira’s Reason – A Love Story
02-03 Rejseholdet/Unit 1 (TV)
2005 Nordkraft/Angels in Fast Motion
2006 Prag/Prague
2008 Flammen & Citronen/Flame & Citron
2011 Superclásico

Biography
He was born in Denmark, in 1966. He graduated as director from the Danish National Film School of Denmark in 1993 with the award-winning graduation film Happy Jim. Since then he has written and directed a growing number of award winning films, including the outstanding short Sinan’s Wedding (1997), which was followed by his first feature film, the courageous Pizza King in 1999. In 2001, he wrote and directed the award-winning dogma film Kira’s Reason – A Love Story and in 2005 he turned the critically acclaimed bestseller Nordkraft (Angels in Fast Motion) into an award-winning hit with both the critics and audiences. In 2000 Madsen shot The Spider, an acclaimed TV drama about a post-war Copenhagen haunted by crime and blackmarket dealers. In 2006, together with award winning scriptwriter Kim Fupz Aakeson, he wrote the relationship drama Prague, and went on to direct an intense chamber play featuring Mads Mikkelsen and Stine Stengade. This was followed by the big-scale WWII drama Flame & Citron about Danish resistance fighters, which sold to 50 countries and was the biggest box office hit in Denmark in 2008. In 2011, he directed his first comedy, Superclásico, of which he was also the main screenwriter. The filmwas shot in Buenos Aires. In parallel to his films, all of which he has made with Nimbus Film, Ole Christian Madsen has directed several highly acclaimed TV series, including several episodes of the award winning Taxi and Unit 1.

Ole Christian Madsen

Sinan’s Wedding / Ole Christian Madsen

Sinan is a second-generation Turkish immigrant. He is young, restless and has many girlfriends. It has been decided that he will marry the beautiful Gül and that, after the wedding, he will take over his father’s Turkish restaurant. It is important that he do so because his father is indebted to Gül’s father. But Sinan has entirely different plans.


Director:Ole Christian Madsen
Script:Lars K. Andersen, Ole Christian Madsen
Cinematography:Bo Tengberg
Editing:Søren B. Ebbe
Sound:Christian Howard Lund
Music:Halfdan E.
Costumes:Evelyn Olsson Sahbaz
With:Janus Nabil Bakrawi (Sinan), Zlatko Buric (Sinan’s father), Bjarne Henriksen (Kristian), Sofie Gråbøl (Cherie), Helle Joof (Puk), Iben Hjejle (Lulu)
World Sales:Nimbus Film Productions, Denmark T. +45 3634 0910 nimbus@nimbusfilm.dk www.nimbusfilm.dk
Production Design:Ingegolf Schmidt
Producer:Morten Kaufmann
Production:Nimbus Film Productions, Denmark & Dansk Novellefilm, Denmark
Production Country:Denmark
Format:DVD Color
Duration:65'
Production Year:1996
Best Film - Youth Competition, CinémaTous Écrans, Geneva
Screening Schedule
FRIDA LIAPPA:Saturday, November 05, 2011 - 13:00 | ID:142
JOHN CASSAVETES:Thursday, November 10, 2011 - 13:00 | ID:652
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