Zappa (film)


Film poster
Directed by Bille August
Produced by Per Holst
Written by Bille August
Bjarne Reuter
Starring Adam Tønsberg
Cinematography Jan Weincke
Edited by Janus Billeskov Jansen
Release dates
  • 4 March 1983 (1983-03-04)
Running time
103 minutes
Country Denmark
Language Danish

Zappa is a 1983 Danish drama film directed by Bille August. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1983 Cannes Film Festival[1] and was entered into the 13th Moscow International Film Festival.[2] The film was also selected as the Danish entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 56th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[3] The following year, August made a sequel, Twist and Shout, also based on a novel by Bjarne Reuter.


See also


  1. "Festival de Cannes: Zappa". Retrieved 20 June 2009.
  2. "13th Moscow International Film Festival (1983)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 7 November 2013. Retrieved 31 January 2013.
  3. Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
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