Inheritance


1h 47m 2003

Brief Synopsis

Centers on the wealthy elite of Denmark. Christoffer, one of the fourth generation of the proprietors of a steel works company, has decided to leave the family business. Instead he buys a restaurant in Stockholm, where he is happily married to Maria, a Swedish actress. When his father commits suicid

Film Details

Also Known As
Arven, The
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2003
Production Company
Danish Film Institute (Dfi); Memfis Film; Trust Film Sales; Tv2 (Norway); Zentropa Entertainment
Distribution Company
Arsenal Filmverleih; Cinema Guild, Inc.; Cts; Egmont; Golem Distribution; Les Films Du Losange; Monopole Pathe Films Ag; Nordisk Film Tv; Pandora Film Produktion; Swipe Films; Teodora Film
Location
Copenhagen, Denmark

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 47m

Synopsis

Centers on the wealthy elite of Denmark. Christoffer, one of the fourth generation of the proprietors of a steel works company, has decided to leave the family business. Instead he buys a restaurant in Stockholm, where he is happily married to Maria, a Swedish actress. When his father commits suicide Christoffer's mother insists that he come home to run the family firm. He reluctantly agrees to do so, much to the surprise of his wife and his elder sister's husband, who had expected to take over. Christoffer is forced to take drastic steps as he attempts to save the company from bankruptcy, while saving his relationship with his wife and relatives as well.

Film Details

Also Known As
Arven, The
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2003
Production Company
Danish Film Institute (Dfi); Memfis Film; Trust Film Sales; Tv2 (Norway); Zentropa Entertainment
Distribution Company
Arsenal Filmverleih; Cinema Guild, Inc.; Cts; Egmont; Golem Distribution; Les Films Du Losange; Monopole Pathe Films Ag; Nordisk Film Tv; Pandora Film Produktion; Swipe Films; Teodora Film
Location
Copenhagen, Denmark

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 47m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Summer July 9, 2004

Released in United States October 8, 2004

Released in United States on Video June 7, 2005

Released in United States September 2003

Released in United States November 2003

Released in United States September 2007

Shown at San Sebastian International Film Festival September 18-27, 2003.

Shown at San Sebastian International Film Festival (Thematic Retrospective. Cold Fever) September 20-29, 2007.

Released in United States Summer July 9, 2004

Released in United States October 8, 2004 (Los Angeles)

Released in United States on Video June 7, 2005

Released in United States September 2003 (Shown at San Sebastian International Film Festival September 18-27, 2003.)

Released in United States November 2003 (Shown at AFI/Los Angeles International Film Festival (European Showcase) November 6-16, 2003.)

Released in United States September 2007 (Shown at San Sebastian International Film Festival (Thematic Retrospective. Cold Fever) September 20-29, 2007.)