Peter Strickland: Capturing the Uncanny
Known for their sensuous atmosphere, Peter Strickland’s films compellingly combine genre, the uncanny and the experimental. Strickland first made his mark in 2009 with the low-budget rural revenge noir Katalin Varga. His international arthouse breakthrough came in 2012 with Berberian Sound Studio, which details the story of a reserved Englishman finding himself working on the sound design of a disturbed Italian giallo horror film.
This key work establishes ...
2019 Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival – Happy Ending Movie Review
Helle (Birthe Neumann) is living a life of waiting. Waiting for her husband Peter (Kurt Ravn) to retire from his sixty-hour a week job so they can actually have a life together. When the time finally arrives, Peter surprises her by announcing that he is leaving and wants a divorce. What comes after is the basis for the film.
Both Helle and Peter are both in their seventies and their travels into single's lives lead to some seriously crazy and hilarious situations. Their age plays a part only ...