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Drømme i København

Dreams in Copenhagen

ORIGINAL TITLE:
Drømme i København
Danmark / 2009 / 80 min
DIRECTOR:
Max Kestner
A poet's documentary about Copenhagen

What makes Copenhagen such a fascinating city? This is a poet’s documentary about a city that is sublime and continually in flux. The people we glimpse at melt into the foreground and all that is left is their voices that carry the thoughts of a city changing. Copenhagen takes on an air of steadfastness, beauty and memoirs of times gone by, but also of renewal and imagination. Urbanites will rejoice over this movie while luddites can partake in the spectacle that is the modern city from a safe distance.

Max Kestner

Max Kestner is born in 1969 and graduated in documentary filmmaking from the National Film School of Denmark in 1997. He has worked for DR TV, where he made “Supergeil” (1997-1998) and “The Party” (2000). His debut as documentary director was with MAX BY CHANCE (2004) which was chosen for First Appearance at IDFA Amsterdam.