Danish Film Director Erik Clausen to Visit Vietnam

During the week of “Denmark at its best” 12-16 November, the Danish Embassy has the honour of hosting the famous Danish film director and multi-artist, Erik Clausen, who is a board member in the Cultural and Development Exchange Fund (CDEF) established by the Danish Embassy.
As part of his work as a board member in CDEF, Erik Clausen is visiting Hanoi to participate in the activities and follow the cultural work of the Embassy.
Erik Clausen is a famous multi-artist and entertainer with appearances in films and television, writer, director, producer of feature films – often comedies with a social-political commitment.
He is an authentic artist painting with a broad palette of colours, and in his world freedom, honesty and humour are keywords.
Erik Clausen will do a lecture and screen his film “Me and Mama Mia” in the Cinémathèque, the 15th of November at 19:30. Everybody is welcome to join this unique event.
Furthermore “Me and Mama Mia” and another one of Clausen’s films “My Childhood Symphony” will be also broadcasted on VTV6 during the week. 
“Me and Mama Mia” was originally a children’s movie, but it has attracted attention and acknowledgement from both children and adults. The film is a fine example of the Danish children’s movie tradition and of Erik Clausen unique sense for mixing social realism and humour.
Erik Clausen’s biographical drama “My Childhood Symphony” pays tribute to and chronicles the life of Carl Nielsen, the famed Danish 19th century composer. The story is comprised of three parts following Nielsen at the age of 7, 15, and 19.
Erik Clausen’s films have been presented in international film festivals around the world from the beginning of the 1980s, and he has won 25 international prizes and 6 Danish Critic Association Awards.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *