The Banality of Grief

The Banality of Grief

After his wife Madeleine passes away, Danish director and IDFA veteran Jon Bang Carlsen tries to get his life back the only way he knows how: by grabbing his camera and starting a new film in the US, where he lives and works most of the time. But everything reminds him of Madeleine. The Banality of Grief is a cinematic testament to Carlsen's wife, a rant against Trump, but above all an example of how people grieving are confronted with the loss of their loved ones in both the biggest and the smallest moments in life.

Denmark / 2021 / 71 min.

Credits
Story, direction, camera
Jon Bang Carlsen
Editors
Martin Munck Schmidt, Thomas Papapetros, Jon Bang Carlsen
Editing assistant
Sebastian Anton Munk
Sound design
Henrik Langkilde
Music
Ida Klemann
Produced by
Jon Bang Carlsen
Associate Producer
Anders V. Christensen
Executive Producers
Signe Byrge Sørensen, Heidi Elise Christensen
Production Company
C&C Productions Aps.