It's a mystery how Peter Schonau Fog manages to combine child abuse, a study of a rural community, affecting tragedy and black comedy into a satisfying whole, but in "The Art of Crying" he pulls it off. A gently offbeat study of a Jutland family in the early 1970s as seen through the merciless, innocent gaze of an 11 year-old boy, this refreshingly unconventional pic tackles its taboos with
compassion, grace and wit.
Jonathan Holland, Variety

Emotionally devastating and astonishingly mature, this is a unique feature debut. Steve Gravestock, Toronto International Filmfestival

A young Scandinavian genius tackles Bergmanesque themes of family taboos and relationships with pathos, humor, and a loving eye. Chiseko Tanaka, Tokyo International Film Festival

Tuesday, February 06, 2007

Invitation to Jerusalem International Film Festival

The Art of Crying/Kunsten at græde i kor has been invited to:

Jerusalem International Film Festival
(July 5th - July 14th)

The Jerusalem International Film Festival - Israel’s most prestigious cinematic event – a ten-day dazzling celebration of cinema. This glorious event held over 10 days each summer, is a highlight of Israel’s cultural calendar, and a well-known gem on the international film festival circuit. Recognised internationally for its unique screening programme, seminars and intimate atmosphere, the Jerusalem International Film Festival is an unprecedented venue for creating and stimulating dialogue and discussion among professionals and audiences from different cultures. Preparations are now underway for the 22nd Jerusalem International Film Festival – taking place from July 7-16 2005 They come from the four corners of the planet to be in Jerusalem: Stars; personalities; critics; directors; producers; festival directors; old friends and new faces…