50th Bodil Awards

50th Bodil Awards
Date 1997
Site Imperial Theatre, Copenhagen
Best Film Breaking the Waves
Most awards Breaking the Waves (3)

The 50th Bodil Awards ceremony was held in 1997 in Copenhagen, Denmark, honouring the best national and foreign films of 1996. Lars von Trier's Breaking the Waves won the award for Best Danish Film and Emily Watson and Katrin Cartlidge won the awards for best leading and supporting actresses. Max von Sydow for his role in Hamsun and Zlatko Buric won the award for best supporting actor for his role in Pusher. Bodil Kjær, one of the two film people named Bodil for whom the statuette is named, the other being Bodil Ipsen, reveived an Bodil Honorary Award, bringing her total number of Bodil wins up to four.[1]


Best Danish Film Best Danish Documentary

Breaking the WavesLars von Trier

Not awarded

Best Actor Best Actress

Max von Sydow Hamsun

Emily Watson Breaking the Waves

Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress

Zlatko Buric Pusher

Katrin Cartlidge Breaking the Waves

Best EuropeanFilm Best Non-European Film

Trainspotting (film) 'Anthony Asquith

Fargo Joel Coen

Bodil Honorary Award

Bodil Kjær

See also


  1. "1997" (in Danish). Danske Filmkirtikere. Retrieved 11 February 2015.

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