Their prize of DKK 350,000 was presented by last year’s winner of the film prize, Dagur Kári, at the DR Concert Hall.
The adjudication committee writes:
“Louder Than Bombs” is a highly distinctive, inventive, and visionary film about a family being torn apart in the years following the death of the mother and wife.
Joachim Trier and his team embark on an artistic enterprise that takes storytelling to a new level. Its complexity of structure, its emotional probing, and its ability to dismember clichés should ensure its place in the curriculum of film schools around the world.