History Film / TheCelebration

23rd Jan '16 5:06:04 PM spirasen
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As guests arrive one-by-one, the action moves into the dining room where the celebration is about to begin. And then Christian stands up and prepares to make a speech. However, he gives his father a choice. Does he want a yellow speech or a green speech? After being coaxed by his guests, Helge settles on the green speech, which Christian has dubbed the "honest speech". The guests have no idea what kind of dark family secrets are going to see the light of day as Christian begins his speech...

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As guests arrive one-by-one, one by one, the action moves into the dining room where the celebration is about to begin. And then Christian stands up and prepares to make a speech. However, he gives his father a choice. Does he want a yellow speech or a green speech? After being coaxed by his guests, Helge settles on the green speech, which Christian has dubbed the "honest speech". speech." The guests have no idea what kind of dark family secrets are going to see the light of day as Christian begins his speech...



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* BerserkButton: Helge... Christian... Michael... deeply suppressed rage runs deep in this family.

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* BerserkButton: Helge... Christian... Michael... deeply Deeply suppressed rage runs deep in this family.



* GratuitousGerman: Courtesy of the German toastmaster Helmut Von Sachs, who frequently lapses into German and refers to Helge and Helene as "Meine dänische Vater und Mutter".
* JerkAss: So many to choose from... but Michael remains undisputed king by the end of the movie.

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* GratuitousGerman: Courtesy of the German toastmaster Helmut Von von Sachs, who frequently lapses into German and refers to Helge and Helene as as: "Meine dänische Vater und Mutter".
Mutter."
* JerkAss: So many to choose from... but But Michael remains undisputed king by the end of the movie.



* MoodWhiplash: You're laughing, you're cringing, you're creeped out, you're appalled, you're crying.. and hey, you're laughing again!
* OohMeAccentsSlipping: Helmut Von Sachs is portrayed by a [[FakeNationality Danish actor]]. His German accent is actually spot-on, but he does make a few grammatical flubs when his character speaks German.

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* MoodWhiplash: You're laughing, you're cringing, you're creeped out, you're appalled, you're crying.. and And hey, you're laughing again!
* OohMeAccentsSlipping: Helmut Von von Sachs is portrayed by a [[FakeNationality Danish actor]]. His German accent is actually spot-on, but he does make a few grammatical flubs when his character speaks German.



%%* RetiredMonster: [[spoiler:Helge]]

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%%* RetiredMonster: [[spoiler:Helge]][[spoiler: Helge.]]



** [[spoiler:"It's all you were good for."]]

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** [[spoiler:"It's [[spoiler: "It's all you were good for."]]
17th Jan '16 1:04:26 PM MarkLungo
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''The Celebration'' (''Festen'') is a 1998 Danish movie directed by Thomas Vinterberg and was filmed according to the [[{{minimalism}} minimalist]] {{Dogme95}} guidelines.

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''The Celebration'' (''Festen'') is a 1998 Danish movie directed by Thomas Vinterberg and was filmed according to the [[{{minimalism}} minimalist]] {{Dogme95}} UsefulNotes/{{Dogme 95}} guidelines.
12th Nov '15 5:17:28 AM Morgenthaler
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* AbusiveParents
* AwfulTruth

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* %%* AbusiveParents
* %%* AwfulTruth



* BlackSheep: Subverted slightly by Helene.

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* %%* BlackSheep: Subverted slightly by Helene.



* CantHoldHisLiquor: Michael.
* DrivenToSuicide: Linda.

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* %%* CantHoldHisLiquor: Michael.
* %%* DrivenToSuicide: Linda.



* {{Minimalism}}: Well, it is a Dogme film.

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* %%* {{Minimalism}}: Well, it is a Dogme film.



* ParentalIncest
* RapeAsDrama
* RetiredMonster: [[spoiler:Helge]]
* SiblingRivalry: In spades.
* TheUnfavorite: Michael, again.
* VillainousBreakdown: [[spoiler: Helge after Linda's letter is read out.]]
* WellDoneSonGuy: Michael takes this trope to disturbing levels.

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* %%* ParentalIncest
* %%* RapeAsDrama
* %%* RetiredMonster: [[spoiler:Helge]]
* %%* SiblingRivalry: In spades.
* %%* TheUnfavorite: Michael, again.
* %%* VillainousBreakdown: [[spoiler: Helge after Linda's letter is read out.]]
* %%* WellDoneSonGuy: Michael takes this trope to disturbing levels.
12th Nov '15 5:16:13 AM Morgenthaler
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* EnforcedMethodActing: Before the actual shooting, the cast lived in the villa for a week to become a psuedo-family, so their reaction to the revelation- which they weren't prepared for- would be more genuine.
1st Aug '15 5:16:16 AM Morgenthaler
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TheCelebration (''Festen'') is a 1998 Danish movie directed by Thomas Vinterberg and was filmed according to the [[{{minimalism}} minimalist]] {{Dogme95}} guidelines.

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TheCelebration ''The Celebration'' (''Festen'') is a 1998 Danish movie directed by Thomas Vinterberg and was filmed according to the [[{{minimalism}} minimalist]] {{Dogme95}} guidelines.
11th Aug '14 7:38:17 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* [[spoiler: ParentalIncest]]

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* [[spoiler: ParentalIncest]]ParentalIncest



* [[spoiler:RetiredMonster]]: Helge

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* [[spoiler:RetiredMonster]]: HelgeRetiredMonster: [[spoiler:Helge]]



* WhamLine: [[spoiler:"It's all you were good for."]]

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* WhamLine: WhamLine:
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[[spoiler:"It's all you were good for."]]
12th Aug '13 2:18:22 PM LinguaViva
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* CantHoldHisLiquor: Michael.
12th Aug '13 2:09:41 PM LinguaViva
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Helge, a respected businessman, gathers his family and friends for his 60th birthday. Amongst the guests are his wife Elsa and his three children Christian, Helene and Michael. Tensions are running high as the family is still recovering following the suicide of Christian's twin sister Linda.

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Helge, Helge Klingenfeldt-Hansen, a respected businessman, gathers his family and friends for his 60th birthday. Amongst the guests are his wife Elsa and his three children Christian, Helene and Michael. Tensions are running high as the family is still recovering following the suicide of Christian's twin sister Linda.
20th Jun '13 2:36:04 PM LinguaViva
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* GratuitousGerman: Courtesy of the German toastmaster Helmut Von Sachs, who frequently lapses into German and refers to Helge and Helene as "Meine dänische Vater und Mutter".
20th Jun '13 2:31:15 PM LinguaViva
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* CallingTheOldManOut: The whole point of this movie.

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* CallingTheOldManOut: The whole point of this movie. The Old Woman also gets called out for being an AccompliceByInaction.
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