The Man Who Saved the World

Peter Anthony (DK, 2014)

The Man Who Saved the World (Peter Anthony, DK/RU/US, 2014)

On September 26, 1983, Stanislav Petrov saved the world from nuclear Armageddon. Two decades later, after his life has unravelled around him, his contribution to the world today is finally recognised, and he embarks on a spectacular journey to save himself.


Basic information

Danish titleThe Man Who Saved the World
DirectorPeter Anthony
ProducerJakob Staberg
Director of PhotographyKim Hattesen, Anders Löfstedt
Production designerPeter Anthony, Jurgis Karsons
Danish theatrical release11.06.2015
Production countryDenmark/Russia/United States
Duration105 min.
Production companyStatement Film ApS
With support fromDet Danske Filminstitut
Domestic distribution 41Shadows
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Additional information

Danish ratingAllowed for children over the age of 11

Full credits

Peter AnthonyDirection
Andrius BrazasAssistant director
Martin Kildegaard HemAssistant director
Jakob StabergProducer
Svilen KamburovAssociate producer
Christian D. BruunExecutive producer
Peter HyldahlExecutive producer
Raphael AvigdorExecutive producer
Morten Revsgaard FrederiksenExecutive producer
Norman NisbetExecutive producer
Mark RomeoExecutive producer
Kristians LuhaersProduction director
Kim HattesenCinematographer
Anders LöfstedtCinematographer
Production design
Peter AnthonyProduction design
Jurgis KarsonsProduction design
Bobby HessSound
Visual effects
Peter HjorthVisual effects
Sunit Parekh-GaihedeVisual effects
Stanislav PetrovAppearance
Kevin CostnerAppearance
Robert De NiroAppearance
Matt DamonAppearance
Walter CronkiteAppearance
Ashton KutcherAppearance
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Reviews and articles

Varia (Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten, 6 March 2016)

Artikel (BT - Johansson, 21 June 2015)

Anmeldelse (Berlingske Tidende - Wendt Jensen, 12 June 2015)

Interview (Berlingske Tidende - Sauntved, 12 June 2015)

Anmeldelse (Information - Monggaard, 12 June 2015)

Anmeldelse (Weekendavisen - Green Jensen, 12 June 2015)

Anmeldelse (Ekstra Bladet - Queitsch, 11 June 2015)

Anmeldelse (Kristeligt Dagblad - Zierau, 11 June 2015)

Anmeldelse (Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten - Frank Rasmussen, 11 June 2015)

Anmeldelse (Politiken - Grundahl, 11 June 2015)

Interview (Politiken - Hoyle, 31 May 2015)

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