Sorry, this item is not available in
Image not available for
Image not available

To view this video download Flash Player


Sign in to turn on 1-Click ordering.
Sell Us Your Item
For up to a $0.25 Gift Card
Trade in
More Buying Choices Add to Cart
$18.73  & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details
Have one to sell? Sell yours here

Applause (2009)

Paprika Steen , Martin Zandvliet  |  R |  DVD
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

List Price: $29.95
Price: $18.49 & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details
You Save: $11.46 (38%)
o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o
Only 1 left in stock.
Sold by Blue Moon Discounts and Fulfilled by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
Want it tomorrow, Oct. 24? Choose One-Day Shipping at checkout. Details

Other Formats & Versions

Amazon Price New from Used from
DVD 1-Disc Version $18.49  

Special Offers and Product Promotions

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?

Product Details

  • Actors: Paprika Steen
  • Directors: Martin Zandvliet
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Anamorphic, Color, Dolby, NTSC, Subtitled, Widescreen
  • Language: Danish
  • Subtitles: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: R (Restricted)
  • Studio: Kino Lorber films
  • DVD Release Date: November 26, 2013
  • Run Time: 95 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B00EO2I6N8
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #257,431 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

Editorial Reviews

Critically acclaimed, alcoholic actress Thea Barfoed (Paprika Steen) has gone through turmoil, resulting in a divorce and the loss of custody of her two boys. Eager to break with the past, regain control over her life and get her children back, she uses charm and manipulation to persuade her ex husband, Christian, that she is able to take back the mantle of motherhood; but ironically, she has not completely convinced herself. On stage, Thea plays ''Martha'', the aggressive and wounded wife in ''Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolfe''? Off stage, the actress is mixed up in a drama that has many of the same tragic, toxic ingredients. As Thea contends with the rigorous demands of stage life and a past that haunts her, she must face her inner demons. But what she and her family both know is that Thea is Thea, a prima donna better suited to acting her heart out than living an ordinary life.

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5 stars
4.2 out of 5 stars
Share your thoughts with other customers
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Superior Danish film December 29, 2013
Format:DVD|Verified Purchase
Paprika Steen is a fantastic actress and in this film she shows a full range of emotions as an alcoholic woman desperately seeking custody of her children. Highly recommended to anyone appreciating good drama and great acting.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars "A Histrionic Rant" December 9, 2013
A bit too much to take, this is a histrionic rant involving the main character's dual role as a narcissistic stage actress and a woman battling alcohol addiction. The primary thrust is that of a marital and parental crisis that gradually escalates to the point where one begins to develop a sense of dread and to perceive potential dangerousness. All-in-all, however, this subtitled production is unremarkable. Both from the standpoint of interest level and as an over-the-top performance perhaps designed to mimic a "real life" depiction of a rancorous Edward Albee play.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Facing your own past with regrets January 7, 2013
By Mikey
This film displays the fantastic talents of actress Paprika Steen who plays Thea, an actress, just having coimpleted a period in rehab to deal with her alcoholism. While drinking Thea divorced and lost custody of her two young children, but now wants them to be part of her life again. After having consent from Christian, her ex-husband, we then see Thea battle the demons of her past.
A very moving realistic account of a woman's battle with the drink is given a trulyt magnificent performance by Steen in this Danish language film with English subtitles.
Fans of the recent Danish The Killing III will recognise the psychologist in Applaus played by Sara-Marie Maltha (Rosa Lebech in The Killing) in 2009 production.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
I was glad I got to see this film without knowing anything about the story other than that the main character is an actress performing Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf. That's it! It was nice to watch a story unfold without already having seen something in a preview that "gives away" a plot point!

The acting is really wonderful, quite moving. Enjoy!
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
Search Customer Reviews
Search these reviews only


There are no discussions about this product yet.
Be the first to discuss this product with the community.
Start a new discussion
First post:
Prompts for sign-in

Look for Similar Items by Category

Blue Moon Discounts Privacy Statement Blue Moon Discounts Shipping Information Blue Moon Discounts Returns & Exchanges