On Tour

Already a film festival and critics’ darling, APPLAUSE is now in high demand with film societies nationwide. World Wide has already arranged screenings for the Los Angeles and Cleveland Cinematheque groups, along with screening arrangements at the Victoria Film Festival in Canada, River City Cinema in Bangor, Maine, and the Film Society of Minn./St. Paul, and is currently in negotiations to bring the picture to additional cities. Further, the film has had the repeated honor of being invited back to numerous festivals as the showcase event and/or festival opening picture. Festivals and film societies interested in screening this award-winning Danish picture should contact World Wide’s executive offices at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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Applause Applause

“One of the best screen performances of the year.”

- Karen Durbin, The New York Times

"Deeply affecting ... unflinchingly real."

- Betsy Sharkey, The Los Angeles Times

“An extraordinary performance by Paprika Steen.”

- Roger Ebert,The Chicago Sun-Times

"[Steen] brings a thrilling emotional nakedness and...unsentimental honesty to the part."

- Lisa Schwarzbaum, Entertainment Weekly

“A fearless, tour-de-force performance by star Paprika Steen...extracts the essence of Cassavetes' A Woman Under the Influence.”

- Alissa Simon, Variety

"Taut and daring"

- Andrew O'Hehir,, 'Pick of the Week'

One of reviewer Neil Curry's four films to watch


“Quite notable, particularly for its intense, stripped-down lead performance by Paprika Steen.

- Peter Knegt,

“A terrific performance by Danish film star Paprika Steen.”

- Dan Fainaru, Screen Daily

“Though utterly convincing as a renowned theater actress, it's clear from her work in Applause that Paprika Steen has a face for the camera [and] considerable on-screen magnetism...[A] journey [of] melancholy self-realization.”

- Matthew Connolly, Slant magazine

"Paprika Steen is absolutely harrowing and brilliant."

 - Chris Kriofske, Chlotrudis Society for Independent Film