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8th edition: 10 April - 14 April 2019

Out of Tune (De frivillige) (2019 Feature Film)

Frederikke Aspöck | Denmark | 2019 | color | DCP | 93' | Danish | e.s.

Once a crook, always a crook. When multimillionaire Markus Føns is suspected of large-scale investment fraud and put on remand, he quickly tries to take things in hand. In the isolation wing for sex offenders, the experienced manipulator takes on the conductor of the prison choir.

Suspected of large-scale investment fraud, multimillionaire Markus Føns is remanded in custody. Self-assured as he is, he assumes that his connections with the underworld will come in handy in the remand centre, but quite the contrary turns out to be true. After being beaten up by a prison gang, he allows himself to be persuaded to go into voluntary solitary confinement in a special department that offers protection to the most despised prisoners: the father killers, abusers of women and rapists of children.

The arrogance of the white-collar criminal contrasts starkly in this prison comedy with the social stigma confronting the other prisoners. Solidarity in the prison wing is typified by the choir they sing in every week. It’s not long before the newcomer joins the rehearsals, but taking part isn’t enough for the Machiavellian Markus. As an experienced manipulator, he starts, step-by-step, undermining the position of choir leader Niels.

Place: The Cinemas 4

Date: 10 April 2019

Time: 22:45

Duration: 1:10

Place: The Cinemas 4

Date: 12 April 2019

Time: 16:30

Duration: 1:10

Year in Festival
2019
Director
Frederikke Aspöck
Camera
Louise McLaughlin
Cast
Jacob Hauberg Lohmann
Anders Matthesen
Christopher Læssø
Søren Malling
Anders Brink Madsen
Country
Denmark
Editor
Martin Schade
Language
Danish
Length
93'
Music
Rasmus Bille Bähncke
Producer
Senia Dremstrup
Production Company
SF Studios Production ApS
Production Design
Thomas Karlsen
Sales
SF Studios International Sales
Scenario
Lars Husum
Sound Design
Morten Groth Brandt
Year of Production
2019
Frederikke Aspöck

Frederikke ASPÖCK, (1974, Denmark) followed a Bachelor's degree course in Theatre Design at the Wimbledon School of Art in London and has a Master's degree in filmmaking from the Tisch School of the Arts, University of New York. Her graduation film Happy Now (2004) won the Premier Prix de la Cinéfondation in Cannes. Her first feature-length film, Labrador (2011), premiered in Cannes and won the Golden Star Award in Marrakech. With Rosita (2015), she won Best Director in Moscow.

Filmography

 

Happy Now (2004, short), Sheep (2009, short), Labrador/Out of Bounds (2011), Rosita (2015), Out of Tune (2019)