Antichrist rules Danish film awards

The film, starring Willem Dafoe and Charlotte Gainsbourg, received mixed reviews because of its scenes of graphic violence, but the shocking content didn’t stop the film from winning big at The Roberts in Denmark on Sunday (07Feb10).

The movie was named Best Picture, while Von Trier landed the Best Director prize. Antichrist also triumphed in categories for script, cinematography, editing, sound design and special effects.

Lars Mikkelsen was honoured for his role in thriller Headhunter and his co-star Henning Moritzen was named Best Supporting Actor.

Animated sensation Up was named best U.S. film, while Slumdog Millionaire won for Best non-U.S. foreign film, according to