R

By Michael Noer

FACTS

Title: R
Original title: R
Director: Michael Noer
Producers: René Ezra, Tomas Radoor
Executive producers: Kim Magnusson
Film status: Internationally premiered
Cast: Pilou Asbæk, Dulfikar Al-Jabouri, Roland Møller
Genre: Drama
Duration: 96 min
Language: Danish
Country of origin: Denmark
Production Company: Nordisk Film Production
Scriptwriter: Tobias Lindholm, Michael Noer
Cinematographer: Magnus Nordenhof Jønck
Production year: 2009
Editor: Adam Nielsen
Local release: 22-04-2010

The prisoner R arrives to Denmark’s toughest prison, where he is to serve a sentence for violent assault. R is reduced to a number, a letter, just another inmate. The prison is a parallel world filled with rules, honor, and debts. A world, in which bars cover the windows and blood stains the floor. R is placed in the most hardcore ward. Here he must find his place in the system, learn to navigate, and fight for survival.

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Festival overview

Mumbai Film Festival
Awards: Silver Spike
2010-10-21

Göteborg Int. Filmfestival
Awards: Dragon Award - Won, FIPRESCI Award
2010-01-29

Transilvania International Film Festival
Awards: Best Cinematography
2010-05-28

Belgrade International Film Festival
2011-02-25

Bergen International Film festival
2010-10-20

Buenos Aires Danish Film Festival
2010-11-16

Buenos Aires Festival de Cine Independiente
2010-04-07

Chennai International Film Festival
2010-12-15

Damascus Int. FF
2010-11-07

Durban Int. Film Festival
2010-07-22

Edinburgh Int. FF
2010-06-16

Festroia Int. Film Festival (Setúbal-Portugal)
2010-06-04

Festroia, Portugal
2010-06-04

Ghent Flanders Int. Film Festival
2010-10-12

Gijon International Film Festival
2010-11-19

Haugesund Film Festival
2010-08-18

Helsinki Film Festival
2010-09-16

Istanbul Independent Film Festival
2011-02-17

Karlovy Vary Int. FF
2010-07-02

Les Arcs European Film Festival
2010-12-11

Lithuania Scanorama Film Forum
2010-11-11

Ljubljana Int. FF
2010-11-10

Los Angeles Film Festival
2010-06-17

Los Angeles, AFI Int. Festival
2010-06-17

Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage
2010-11-03

Montreal World FF
2010-08-26

Munich Int. FF
2010-06-25

Munich International Film Festival
2010-06-25

New York BAMcinematek
2010-02-18

OFF Plus Camera Film Festival Crakov
2010-04-16

Puchon Int. Fantastic FF
2010-07-15

Pune International Film Festival India
2011-01-06

Reykjavik international film festival
2010-09-23

Rotterdam Film Festival
2010-01-27

Taipai International Film Festival
2010-06-25

Tallinn Tarta, Black Nights FF
2010-11-19

Thessaloniki International Film Festival
2010-12-03

Titanic Budapest Int. Film Festival
2010-04-08

Trondheim international film festival
2010-03-11

Zurich Film Festival
2010-09-23