Touch Me

Lars Kaalund, Denmark, 2021

115 min.DK/Feature

A romantic comedy about Maja, a controlling and comfort-seeking woman with extremely strict routines. She lives a harmonious suburban life with her husband, teenage son and a job as a specialist doctor at a large hospital. Suddenly one day, her husband wants a divorce. After a couple of desperate attempts to get him back, Maja realises that she has lost the battle. The comfort-loving Maja must now try to find her feet in her new and chaotic life which includes an ailing economy, an insensitive ex-husband, a young lover and a teenage son in trouble.
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Original title Tag min hånd
Danish title Tag min hånd
Director Lars Kaalund
Screenplay Morten Dragsted
Producer Morten Rasmussen, Wadt Thomsen
Director of Photography Maggie Olkuska
Sound Allan Holmberg
Production designer Nikolaj Danielsen
Casting Lena Paaske
Appearance Mille Dinesen, Ulrich Thomsen, Troels Kortegaard Ullerup, Mia Lyhne
Production country Denmark
Production company Deluca Film
Domestic distribution Scanbox Entertainment Danmark A/S
International sales Scanbox Film Distribution / Vermundsgade 40 A, 4. / 2100 København Ø / t +45 7022 6202 / f +45 7030 2121 / www.scanbox.com
Danish theatrical release 04.11.2021
Comment Feature debut by Lars Kaalund, an experienced stage director. For the small screen, Kaalund has directed episodes for 'Nikolaj and Julie' (2002-03) and was concept director on the internationally acclaimed 'Rita' (2012-20) with Mille Dinesen, who plays the central character in 'Touch Me'.
DFI subsidy Markedsordningen
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Production company Deluca Film
Domestic distribution Scanbox Entertainment Danmark A/S


Direction Lars Kaalund
Casting Lena Paaske
Continuity Susanne Falck
Extras coordinator Lotte Bundgaard


Screenplay Morten Dragsted


Producer Morten Rasmussen
Producer Wadt Thomsen
Line producer Kristina Pedersen
Production manager Lina Bach
Unit manager Ida Gabrielsen
Production coordinator Stine Harritsø
Production assistant Kamilla Reinholdt Sørensen


Director of Photography Maggie Olkuska
First assistant camera Ivan Molina Carmona


Still photographer Martin Dam Kristensen

Electrical dept.

Best boy Theis Madsen
Electrician assistant Mikkel Sigsgaard

Production design

Production designer Nikolaj Danielsen
Property master Karsten Holst
Set dresser Maria Wehlitz


Key costumer Sofie Schou
Costume on set Gitte Weinreich Skov Ruggaard


Chief makeup artist Anne Cathrine Sauerberg


Sound engineer Allan Holmberg
B-sound designer Johannes Rose


Appearance Mille Dinesen
Appearance Ulrich Thomsen
Appearance Troels Kortegaard Ullerup
Appearance Mia Lyhne
Appearance Jasper Kruse Svabo

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