"Queen of Hearts" takes home the Audience Award at Sundance and Gothenburg Film Festivals
7th februar 2019
A new Danish feature film premiered at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival on January 26.
6 Music Sales copyrights and 3 Storyville masters are featured in the film.
The film, titled “Dronningen” (English title “Queen Of Hearts”), was directed by May el-Toukhy and stars the legendary Danish actress Trine Dyrholm. It was entered into competition for Best International Film and won the prestigious
Sundance Audience Award
February 2nd, the film was in competition at the Gothenburg Film Festival in Sweden, the largest and most prestigious film festival in the Nordic region.
“Queen Of Hearts” picked up 3 major prizes:
- Best Nordic Film (for which the director May el-Toukhy receives 100.000EUR – the largest monetary film prize in the world)
- Best Acting (for Trine Dyrholm)
- Audience Award Best Nordic Film
Music Supervision of “Queen Of Hearts” was handled by Steve Tallamy and Hanne Hee Lange of Edition Wilhelm Hansen.
The film will receive its Danish Premiere on March 28th
Interview with director May el-Toukhy https://www.dfi.dk/en/english/news/navigating-morally-complex-story