PODCAST: FRED’s Chiara Nicoletti interviews Trine Dyrholm, actress in the film The Commune (Kollektivet) by Thomas Vinterberg from the 66th Berlinale.
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Trine Dyrholm won the Silver Bear for Best Actress at the 66th Berlin International Film Festival for her leading performance in Thomas Vinterberg‘s latest film The Commune (Kollektivet). On this interview, she tries to give the audience a potential eplanation for their surprised reaction to the infidelity of her character’s huband. And she also answers the question of whether or not she has to be sympathetic with the characters and roles she plays.
THE COMMUNE (KOLLECTIVET): Erik and Anna are an academic couple with a dream. Together with their daughter Freja, they set up a commune in Erik’s huge villa in the upmarket district of Copenhagen. With the family in the center of the story, we are invited into the dream of a real commune; we participate in the house meetings, dinners and parties. It is friendship, love and togetherness under one roof until an earth-shattering love affair puts the community and the commune to its greatest test yet. The Commune is a humorous, delicate but also a painful and touching portrait of an entire generation. The film turns into a gentle yet confrontational declaration of love for a generation of idealists and dreamers who have long since awakened to reality.