The Mole (overview)

Mads Brügger, Denmark, 2020

126 min.Series (documentary)

Mads Brügger''s new documentary "The Mole" is a real life spy thriller about a retired chef from Denmark, and his double life as a secret agent. Together with his side kick, a former jet set cocaine pusher from Copenhagen, The Mole manages to infiltrate one of the most brutal dictatorships in the world; North Korea. Over a period of more than 10 years, the film team gains access to the heart of an international criminal network that produces and distributes weapons and drugs for the rogue state of North Korea. Contracts are signed, deals are cut and soon the protagonists become deeply involved in a plan to make a secret, underground weapon and drug factory somewhere in Africa. But how far can they push the envelope before the trap clicks?
Basic information Credits
Original title The Mole (oversigt)
Danish title Muldvarpen (oversigt)
Included titles The Mole 1:2
The Mole 2:2
Director Mads Brügger
Producer Bjarte Mørner Tveit, Peter Engel
Director of Photography Tore Vollan, Jonas Berlin, Ola Waagen
Editor Nicolas Nørgaard Staffolani, Torkel Gjørv
Production country Denmark
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut, Camera Film
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Production company
Executive Producer Piraya Film
Co-production Wingman Media
With support from Norsk Filminstitutt, Mediefondet Zefyr, Stiftelsen Matriark, Det Danske Filminstitut, Hinterland AS, Creative Europe, Fritt Ord
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut, Camera Film


Direction Mads Brügger


Producer Bjarte Mørner Tveit
Producer Peter Engel
Field producer Heine Kaarsberg


Cinematographer Tore Vollan
Cinematographer Jonas Berlin
Cinematographer Ola Waagen
First assistant camera Heine Kaarsberg


Editor Nicolas Nørgaard Staffolani
Editor Torkel Gjørv

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