Coming to America!

In anticipation of the fourth quarter release of Applause, World Wide Motion Pictures Corporation is busy crafting a compelling North American version of the film’s trailer. Upon its completion, the trailer will be made available for viewing on the Web site, and the marketing team will be launching a campaign to take it viral. In other news, plans are being finalized for Paprika Steen’s U.S. press tour, which will begin Sunday, November 28, and run through the film’s scheduled premiere on Friday, December 3. Ms. Steen will be making appearances at screenings and doing interviews on both coasts. She will also be accompanied on select dates by the film’s producer, Mikael Christian Rieks, and director/co-writer, Martin Pieter Zandvliet.

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“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