MANSLAUGHTER 

By Per Fly

FACTS

Title: MANSLAUGHTER 
Original title: DRABET 
Director: Per Fly
Producers: Ib Tardini 
Executive producers: Peter Garde, Peter Aalbæk Jensen
Cast: Jesper Christensen, Pernilla August, Beate Bille
Genre: Drama
Duration: 103 min
Language: Danish
Country of origin: Denmark
Scriptwriter: Kim Leona, Mogens Rukov, Dorte Høgh, Per Fly 
Cinematographer: Harald Gunnar Paalgaard
Production year: 2005
Editor: Morten Giese
Local release: 26-08-2005

Fifty-two-year-old Carsten is a popular, much-respected high school teacher. He is married to Nina. They have a son, Tobias Carsten is having an affair with a former student, Pil who is an extreme left wing activist One night Pil is part of a raid that goes wrong and a policeman is killed Carsten's affair is revealed and he leaves his stunned wife, Nina, to devote all his resources to supporting Pil. But a policeman is dead, two families are destroyed and guilt begins to grow slowly but surely… Pil and two other activists are arrested.

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Festival overview

Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage
Awards: Festival's 1st Prize, NDR-Filmpreis
2005-11-03

Danish Bodil Award Show
Awards: Best Film, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress
2006-03-05

Danish Film Academy Award (Robert)
Awards: Best director, Best supporting actress , Best music
2006-02-05

Nordic Film Festival Rouen
Awards: Best Actor Jesper Christensen, Audience and PRIX DU 2E SOUFFLE
2006-03-15

Tallinn Tarta, Black Nights FF
Awards: Best Actor awards + FICC Jury  - The Don Quijote Prize
2005-11-24

Bergen International Film festival
2005-10-20

Göteborg Int. Filmfestival
2005-01-27

Hamptons Film Festival
2005-10-19

Istanbul International Film Festival
2006-04-01

London Film Festival
2005-10-19

Melbourne film Festival
2006-07-26

San Francisco Int. Film Festival
2006-04-20

San Sebastian Film Festival
2005-09-15

Seattle International Film Festival, USA
2006-05-25

Sevilla Film Festival
2006-11-03

Seville European Film Festival
2006-11-03

Tel Aviv, Israel
2006-12-04

Thessaloniki International Film Festival
2005-11-18