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The Pact

Aged 63 Karen Blixen is at the pinnacle of her fame and next in line to win the Nobel Prize for literature. It has been 17 years since she gave up her famous farm in Africa only to return to Denmark with her life in ruins. Devastated by syphilis and having lost the love of her life she has reinvented herself as a literary sensation. She is an isolated genius, however, until the day she meets a talented 30-year-old poet. She promises him literary stardom if he in return will obey her unconditionally even at the cost of him losing everything else in his life…

THE PACT celebrated its international premiere at Beijing Film Festival in 2021, where it took home two of the most prominent awards. The film is directed by Academy Award and Palme D’or winning director Bille August (Pelle the Conqueror, 1987; House of Spirits, 1993) comes the adaptation of the bestselling novel, THE PACT; the story about world famous writer Karen Blixen. Blixen is best known for “Out of Africa” (1985), an account of her life while living in Kenya, which was brought to the screen by Sydney Pollack in 1985 and won 7 Academy Awards.

 

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The Pact

Title The Pact

Original title Pagten

Director Bille August

Country Denmark

Production year 2021

Status Completed

Original language Danish

Cast Asta August, Birthe Neumann, Nanna Voss, Simon Bjenneberg

Script Christian Torpe

Production company Motor, SF Studios

Release 2021 Aug, 05

Duration 116 min.

Aged 63 Karen Blixen is at the pinnacle of her fame and next in line to win the Nobel Prize for literature. It has been 17 years since she gave up her famous farm in Africa only to return to Denmark with her life in ruins. Devastated by syphilis and having lost the love of her life she has reinvented herself as a literary sensation. She is an isolated genius, however, until the day she meets a talented 30-year-old poet. She promises him literary stardom if he in return will obey her unconditionally even at the cost of him losing everything else in his life…
THE PACT celebrated its international premiere at Beijing Film Festival in 2021, where it took home two of the most prominent awards. The film is directed by Academy Award and Palme D’or winning director Bille August (Pelle the Conqueror, 1987; House of Spirits, 1993) comes the adaptation of the bestselling novel, THE PACT; the story about world famous writer Karen Blixen. Blixen is best known for “Out of Africa” (1985), an account of her life while living in Kenya, which was brought to the screen by Sydney Pollack in 1985 and won 7 Academy Awards.
  Aged 63 Karen Blixen is at the pinnacle of her fame and next in line to win the Nobel Prize for literature. It has been 17 years since she gave up her famous farm in Africa only to return to Denmark with her life in ruins. Devastated by syphilis and having lost the love of her life she has reinvented herself as a literary sensation. She is an isolated genius, however, until the day she meets a talented 30-year-old poet. She promises him literary stardom if he in return will obey her unconditionally even at the cost of him losing everything else in his life…
THE PACT celebrated its international premiere at Beijing Film Festival in 2021, where it took home two of the most prominent awards. The film is directed by Academy Award and Palme D’or winning director Bille August (Pelle the Conqueror, 1987; House of Spirits, 1993) comes the adaptation of the bestselling novel, THE PACT; the story about world famous writer Karen Blixen. Blixen is best known for “Out of Africa” (1985), an account of her life while living in Kenya, which was brought to the screen by Sydney Pollack in 1985 and won 7 Academy Awards.
 


Title The Pact

Original title Pagten

Director Bille August

Country Denmark

Production year 2021

Status Completed

Original language Danish

Cast Asta August, Birthe Neumann, Nanna Voss, Simon Bjenneberg

Script Christian Torpe

Production company Motor, SF Studios

Release August 5th, 2021

Duration 116 min.

Genre Drama






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