Magazine article Screen International

CPH PIX to Open with Danish Gambling Thriller 'All In' (Exclusive)

Magazine article Screen International

CPH PIX to Open with Danish Gambling Thriller 'All In' (Exclusive)

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At least 14 local productions to play at the Copenhagen festival, which runs Sept 27-Oct 11.

‘All In’

The ninth edition of CPH PIX in Copenhagen will open with the world premiere of Christian Dyekjaer’s Copenhagen-set dramatic thriller All In on Sept 27.

Dejan Čukić plays a gambling whose house of cards crumble when his estranged 19-year old son is in debt to local gangsters.

“We’re thrilled to open the festival with a local film, again” says festival director Jacob Neiiendam.

“The film not only features powerhouse acting, our capital also plays a prominent part in the atmospheric thriller-drama.”

The festival, which runs Sept 27-Oct 11, will present at least 14 new local features, also including Locarno award winner Winter Brothers by Hlynur Palmason, Birgitte Staermose’s ballet drama Darling with has its world premiere at the BFI London Film Festival, Mehdi Avaz’s drama While We Live, and Max Kestner’s sci-fi Man Divided. …

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