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Ofelia Kommer til Byen

Alternative title
Ophelia Comes to Town
Synopsis
Feature film. In a small village in western Jutland, John leads an isolated life as a grave-digger. During the winter a city school teacher coaches the tiny population is an amateur production of Hamlet. Ophelia is played by Molly, a teenage prostitute seeking refuge from a client and John is cast as Hamlet. They fall in love.
Language
Danish
Country
Denmark
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
1985
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Rehearsals; Amateur theatre

Credits

Director
Jon Bang Carlsen
Producer
Jane Graun; Jens Arnoldus; Jon Bang Carlsen; Per Holst
Cinematographer
Alexander Gruszynski
Screenplay
Jon Bang Carlsen
Music
Henrik Langkilde; Philip Hans-Erik
Costume
Pia Myrdal
Cast
Reine Brynolfsson 
Stine Bierlich 

Production Company

Name

Danmarks Radio TV

Name

Danske Filminstitut

Name

Palle Fogtdal

Name

Per Holst Filmproduktion

Archive

Name

Danish Film Institute Archive & Cinematheque

Email
museum@dfi.dk
Web
http://dfi.dk External site opens in new window
Phone
+45-33-74-3409
Fax
+45-33-74-3599
Address
Gothersgade 55
DK-1123
Kobenhavn K.
Denmark
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