Mr. Graversen

Michael Graversen, Denmark, 2022

81 min.DK/Documentary

As Michael unannounced travel to his childhood home, he is met by a new version of his father. Free from years of substance abuse, Svend-Aage is suddenly full of energy. He’s eager to talk about his glorious days as a clothing salesman, and he is determined to win back the love of his wife, Astrid. But throughout the years, she has found comfort in her dog Lexus, and finds it hard to let her husband back into her life. As the family home is put up for sale, years of memories are packed into boxes, and a dark chapter reemerge. While the contours of a family trauma scratch the surface, Svend-Aage seizes the chance to deal with his breach of trust and a new chance in life.
Basic information Credits
Original title Mr. Graversen
Danish title Mr. Graversen
Keywords Families, Relationship, Alcoholism, Memories, Traumas, Betrayal, Parent-child relation, Children, Cancer, Mental disorders, 2020-2030
Director Michael Graversen
Screenplay Michael Graversen, Rebekka Lønqvist
Producer Mathilde Hvid Lippmann
Director of Photography Michael Graversen, Frigge Fri
Editor Rebekka Lønqvist
Composer Povl Kristian
Appearance Svend-Aage Graversen, Astrid Graversen
Production country Denmark
Online release 11.05.2022, Filmcentralen
Danish rating Allowed for children over the age of 11
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Production company Made in Copenhagen ApS
With support from Det Danske Filminstitut, DR, Børnecancerfonden, Danske Filminstruktører, Dansk Journalistforbund, Danske Dramatikere, FAF


Direction Michael Graversen


Screenplay Michael Graversen
Script development Christian Einshøj
Screenplay Rebekka Lønqvist
Script consultant Max Kestner


Producer Mathilde Hvid Lippmann
Production manager Henriette Kræmer
Consultant Frank Piasecki Poulsen
Consultant Frigge Fri
Consultant Rasmus Stensgaard Madsen
Production assistant Karoline Ellekær Bisgaard
Production assistant Emilia Maria Hammershøy
Production assistant Christina Alsing
Production assistant Gustav Arnesen
Production assistant Anna Ofelia Ørum Borregaard


Cinematographer Michael Graversen
Cinematographer Frigge Fri


Editor Rebekka Lønqvist
Editor: development Christian Einshøj
Editing supervisor Åsa Mossberg


Composer Povl Kristian


Sound Sune Kaarsberg

Visual effects

Colourist Anders V. Christensen
Graphic design Rasmus Lange
Colorist Assistent Maria Klarlund


Appearance Svend-Aage Graversen
Appearance Astrid Graversen

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