FESTEN (1998)

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Alternative titles

  • DOGME 1 FESTEN Alternative
  • The CELEBRATION Alternative
  • FÊTE DE FAMILLE Alternative


A family party to celebrate the 60th birthday of a prosperous country hotelier slowly disintegrates as the emotional damage suffered by his now grown-up children becomes increasingly evident.

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