Peter Gornstein (DK, 2011)

Peaceforce (Peter Gornstein, DK, 2011)
Foto: Sille Sterll Jaworski

Set in the near future, in a world where capitalism has run its course, Daniel a young Peaceforce officer meets Jesper, a prominent local citizen, who claims that an elephant is running amok in the city, killing people. Speared on by idealism Daniel decides to follow Jesper deep into heart of a desolate city believing he can make a difference helping the wounded and dealing with the elephant. Not long into his mission Daniel discovers that he's in way over his head.

CategoryDK/Short fiction
KeywordsDystopias / Denmark

Basic information

Danish titlePeaceforce
DirectorPeter Gornstein
ScreenplayDavid Sandreuter
Director of PhotographyJacob Kusk
Production designerThomas Bremer
Danish festival release2011-04-28
Production countryDenmark
Dialogue languageDanish
Duration19 min.
Production companyMiso Film
International saleSome Like it Short / t +34 96 329 32 23 /
Festival informationDanish Film Institute
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Additional information

Technical info2,35:1 Scope / color / Dolby, SRD
Danish ratingAllowed for children over the age of 15

Full credits

Peter GornsteinDirection
Katrine MarboeCasting: extras
Cecilie McNairContinuity
Peter BoseProducer
Jonas AllenProducer
Sille Jaworski SterllProduction manager
Jacob KuskCinematography
Vagn LuvMusic
Production design
Thomas BremerProduction designer
Mette MeinickeCostume on set
Rune KlausenSound design
Rune KlausenSound mixer
Visual effects
Ivo HorvatVFX supervisor
Martin MadsenCompositing
Henning JensenAppearance
Anders HoveAppearance
Cyron MelvilleAppearance
Silja ByskeAppearance
Søren PoppelAppearance
André BabikianAppearance
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Awards and nominations

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Award Year Festivals
Canal + Prize 2011 Clermont-Ferrand Festival Du Court Metrage 2011

Festival screenings

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Festivals Festival date
Saguenay International Short Film Festival 14-03-2012
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 02-11-2011
Granada, Festival de Jóvenes Realizadores 22-10-2011
London Film Festival 12-10-2011
Aarhus, Nordisk Panorama 23-09-2011
Odense Internationale Film Festival 22-08-2011
Toronto World Wide Short Film Festival 31-05-2011
Cannes, Marché du Film 11-05-2011
CPH PIX 14-04-2011
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Registration of festival participation and awards

The Danish Film Institute registers international festival participation and awards for Danish films, though primarily for films whose festival distribution is handled by the Danish Film Institute, and primarily in connection with festivals prioritised by the Danish Film Institute. Festival participation and awards regarding Danish films that are not handled through the Danish Film Institute's festival distribution will only be registered in connection with "launch" festivals, according to the Danish Film Institute's list of priority festivals. See the list of priority festivals.

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PEACEFORCE. Priority still.jpg Photo: Sille Sterll Jaworski. PEACEFORCE. Priority still
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PEACEFORCE. Conversation.jpg Photo: Sille Sterll Jaworski. PEACEFORCE. Conversation
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PEACEFORCE. Elephant getting shot.jpg Photo: Sille Sterll Jaworski. PEACEFORCE. Elephant getting shot
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PEACEFORCE. Man and soldier in miiltary vehicle.jpg Photo: Sille Sterll Jaworski. PEACEFORCE. Man and soldier in miiltary vehicle
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PEACEFORCE. Man meeting soldier.jpg Photo: Sille Sterll Jaworski. PEACEFORCE. Man meeting soldier
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PEACEFORCE. Man staring.jpg Photo: Sille Sterll Jaworski. PEACEFORCE. Man staring
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PEACEFORCE. Portrait of director Peter Gornstein Photo: PEACEFORCE. Director Peter Gornstein
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PEACEFORCE. Portrait of producer Beatrice von Schwerin Photo: PEACEFORCE. Producer Beatrice von Schwerin
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PEACEFORCE. Portrait of producer Jonas Allen Photo: PEACEFORCE. Producer Jonas Allen
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PEACEFORCE. Portrait of producer Peter Bose Photo: PEACEFORCE. Producer Peter Bose
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