For a country of just 5.5 million inhabitants, Denmark has achieved a success in cinema in the last few decades far outweighing its modest size.

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For a country of just 5.5 million inhabitants, Denmark has achieved a success in cinema in the last few decades far outweighing its modest size. Dwarfed by larger neighbour Sweden in the 1960s and 1970s, Denmark has been picking up scores of awards at international festivals recently, spearheaded by provocative enfant terrible Lars Von Trier, whose latest film Antichrist featured unsimulated sex and self-mutilation.

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