EXCERPTS FROM PRESS REVIEWS OF “STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN”

“Fascinating film. An audience has a lot to look forward to.” (Hanne Kokkegård / Kristeligt Dagblad, 20. Nov. 97)

“Nils Vest completes the task generously. Stairway to Heaven is a piece of Copenhagen history, well arranged and informative. One leaves the cinema enlightened and entertained.” (Lars Movin / Information, 21. Nov. 97)

“A splendid, surprisingly exciting documentary. Everything is balanced with ease and amazing enthusiasm.” (Bo Green Jensen / Weekend Avisen, 21. Nov. 97)

“Nils Vest has made a very entertaining and relevant film. You are cheating yourself by not seeing it.” (Johs. H. Christensen / Jyllands Posten, 21. Nov. 97)

**** “A fine and beautiful film.” (Gregers Dirckinck-Holmfeldt / Ekstra Bladet, 21. Nov. 97)

“A splendid film.” (Jørgen Hansen / ErhvervsBladet, 25. Nov. 97)

“A dizzying film. A down-to-earth and informative production of relevance and becoming brevity. Marvellous sequences. A loving and sober piece of work. A true little pearl.” (Jakob Markers / Politiken, 25. Nov.97 + 7. Aug. 98)

“An enthralling film.” (Elisa Nielsen / Aktuelt, 28. Nov. 97)

“An exceptionally splendid film. Prime mediation of art.” (Tom Jørgensen / Kunstavisen, Nov. 97)

“A stirring dramatic tale of a spire and its creator.” (Jane Lytthans, Christianshavneren, Dec. 97)

“A splendid film. Warm and delightful - with wonderful pictures.” (Henry Voss / Associerede Danske Arkitekter, Febr. 98)

“A film which for decades will stand as a well executed and exciting work in the field of history of civilisation.” (Tue Steen Müller / RAP no. 77, March 98)

“A documentary film particularly worth seeing.” (Erik Heimann Olsen / Frihedskampens Veteraner, March 98)

“I was sucked into the spiral of the story. Stairway to Heaven is a dizzyingly magnificent work that must give Theodor Christensen reason to nod blissfully in his heaven.” (TC: the father of Danish documentary film). (Hans Kragh-Jakobsen / Information, 11. April 98)

“A masterpiece.” (Michael Varming / Arkitekten, May 98)

HONORED WITH THE DANISH FILM DIRECTORS' AWARD 1998, Odense Film Festival, Aug. 1998

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BEST EDUCATIONAL FILM ON ART , Montréal Festival For Films On Art, March 1999

EUROPA NOSTRA GRAND PRIX 2009

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