Pig country

Andreas Koefoed (DK, 2010)

Pig country (Andreas Koefoed, DK, 2010)

The young farmer Jakob has taken over the family farm. He has invested heavily in order to upgrade. But the financial crisis and the reduction in the price of pork and farmland means that he hasn't earned anything for three years. Besides he has run up a debt of more than 50 million kroner. One day his bank tells him they will only give him a loan for two more months. This leads him into a personal crisis. If the bank stops their support, his whole family will have to leave the farm and live with a huge debt for the rest of their lives.

CategoryDK/Documentary
KeywordsFarming / 2000-2009

Basic information

Danish titlePig country
Other titlesJacobs grise, Moderne bønder
DirectorAndreas Koefoed
Director of PhotographySophia Olsson, Andreas Koefoed
ComposerUno Helmersson
TV release2011-03-13
DR 2
Production countryDenmark
Duration28 min.
Production companyBarok Film
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Additional information

Technical info1,75:1 - Widescreen / color / Dolby, SRD

Full credits

Direction
Andreas KoefoedDirection
Production
Sara StockmannProducer
Louise KjærProducer
Anne Regitze WivelExecutive producer
Cinematography
Sophia OlssonCinematography
Andreas KoefoedCinematography
Editing
Music
Sound

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