Anders Thomas Jensen
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The film follows two special-natured brothers, Elias and Gabriel. After their father’s passing, they find out through the father’s will, that they are adopted. Despite their disagreements, Elias and Gabriel decide to seek out their biological father, and set out to the island where he lives. Surrounded by the island’s many odd personalities, they discover a most paralyzing yet liberating truth about themselves and their family.
A director and screenwriter whose films are characterized by dark humor, Anders Thomas Jensen won an Oscar in 1999 for his short fiction film Election Night. He has written more than 25 features in a wide variety of genres including Susanne Bier's In a Better World (2010), which won an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 2011. Jensen is known for his directorial debut Flickering Lights (2000), The Green Butchers (2003), and Adam's Apples (2005). In 2003, Jensen was awarded the Bodil Honorary Award for his overall achievement in Danish film.
Location and Day/Time
Abu Dhabi: The Mall at World Trade Centre Abu Dhabi - cinema 8
26/10/2016 - 9:00 PM
Dubai: Ibn Battuta Mall – cinema 12
27/10/2016 - 9:00 PM