“After two glamorous decades as one of the Europe’s most acclaimed actors, Ulrich Thomsen of Denmark is trying his hand at directing. His debut directorial work, In Embryo, had its world debut during the Shanghai International Film Festival.
In Embryo tells a twisted love story between Sean, a drug dealer (Ross McCall) and Lilly (Kristen Hager), a heroin addict. It is considered an “art film,” with plenty of close-ups, long takes without dialogue and heavy symbolism, leaving the audience with an enduring afterthought about substance and domestic abuse.”
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“Thomsen wrote, produced and directed and co-stars in the film noir, which has its world premiere at the Shanghai International Film Festival.
When Ulrich Thomsen decided, after two decades as one of the Europe’s most acclaimed actors, to try his hand at directing, he got advise from an unlikely source: fellow Dane Lars von Trier.”
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