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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
Duration
97 mins

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 BrynolfssonJohn (Hamlet)
Stine BierlichMolly (Ophelia)

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Plays
Hamlet
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Rehearsals; Amateur theatre

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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