Sunday, November 15, 2015

INTERVIEW: Tobias Lindholm and Pilou Asbæk

With 3 acclaimed film collaborations under their belt already, Tobias Lindholm and Pilou Asbæk have developed one of the most compelling director-muse relationships in Denmark and the world at large. It was therefore an honor for me to get on the phone to chat with these talented filmmakers about their latest project "A War", which has been submitted as Denmark’s Foreign Language Oscar submission this year. In our conversation we discussed the making of the film, the power of realism in cinema, and the excitement of Oscar season and international exposure. Below is an edited version of our interview.

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  1. As a Dane, I've already seen the film. Thanks for the interview transcript, great questions and interesting answers. I liked A War and hope it receives an oscar nom. You can read my mini-review here:

    1. Glad you enjoyed it! Such a fascinating film to discuss and these two are so talented.