The Celebration (1998)

11 06/19/1998 (DK) Drama 1h 45m

Every family has a secret.


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.

  1. Thomas Vinterberg

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Mogens Rukov


Top Billed Cast

  1. Ulrich Thomsen

    Ulrich Thomsen

    Christian Klingenfeldt

  2. Henning Moritzen

    Henning Moritzen

    Faderen Helge Klingenfeldt

  3. Thomas Bo Larsen

    Thomas Bo Larsen


  4. Paprika Steen

    Paprika Steen


  5. Birthe Neumann

    Birthe Neumann


  6. Trine Dyrholm

    Trine Dyrholm


  7. Helle Dolleris


  8. Therese Glahn

    Therese Glahn


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The Celebration
The Celebration

Original Title Festen

Status Released

Original Language Danish

Budget $1,300,000.00

Revenue -


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