Frisco Fun Ahead!

Great news!  APPLAUSE will be coming to San Francisco on Friday, April 13, 2012, for the grand finale of its US theatrical run.  That’s just one week prior to the San Francisco International Film Festival. World Wide is teaming up with Landmark Theatres for a multi-screen release that will span the Bay Area. Look  for the film to show at The Lumiere Theatre downtown and the Shattuck Cinemas in Berkley.  The film will also be coming to Seattle at the Landmark Varsity Theatre. Landmark is planning to heavily promote the picture, starting by running more than two dozen trailers. For more information, as well as plans for the release of APPLAUSE both on DVD and to ancillary markets, check back here.

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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