Images of Liberation

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Images of Liberation
Directed by Lars von Trier
Produced by Per Årman
Written by Lars von Trier
Tom Elling
Starring Edward Fleming
Kirsten Olesen
Cinematography Tom Elling
Edited by Tómas Gislason
Production
company
Distributed by National Film School of Denmark
Release dates 30 June 1982
Running time 57 minutes
Country Denmark
Language Danish

Images of Liberation (Danish: Befrielsesbilleder) is a 1982 Danish drama film directed by Lars von Trier. The story is set in Copenhagen during World War II, and follows a German officer who visits his Danish mistress the days after the occupation of Denmark has ended. The film was Trier's graduation film from the National Film School of Denmark. It became the first ever Danish school film to receive regular theatrical distribution.[1] It was screened in the Panorama section of the 34th Berlin International Film Festival.[2]

Cast[edit]

  • Edward Fleming as Leo Mendel
  • Kirsten Olesen as Esther

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Befrielsesbilleder". Nationalfilmografien (in Danish). Danish Film Institute. Retrieved 2012-07-05. 
  2. ^ "Befrielsesbilleder". berlinale.de. Berlin International Film Festival. Retrieved 2012-07-05. 

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