The Girl with the Needle

Magnus von Horn, Denmark, 2024

115 min.DK/Feature

Karoline a young factory worker, finds herself abandoned and pregnant while striving to climb out of poverty in post WW1 Copenhagen. Amidst her struggles, she meets Dagmar a charismatic woman running a secret adoption agency within a candy store, helping poor mothers find foster homes for their unwanted children. A strong connection is formed between the two women, but Karoline’s world shatters as she stumbles upon the dreadful revelation of the nightmarish fate she unknowingly embraces.
Basic information Credits
Original title Pigen med nålen
Danish title Pigen med nålen
Director Magnus von Horn
Screenplay Magnus von Horn, Line Langebek
Producer Malene Blenkov, Mariusz Włodarski
Director of Photography Michal Dymek
Editor Agnieszka Glinska
Sound Oskar Skriver
Production designer Jagna Dobesz
Appearance Vic Carmen Sonne, Trine Dyrholm, Besir Zeciri, Joachim Fjelstrup
Production country Denmark, Poland, Sweden
Domestic distribution Nordisk Film Distribution A/S
International sales The Match Factory
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Production company Nordisk Film Production, Creative Alliance
Co-production Lava Films, Nordisk Film Production Sverige AB, Film i Väst, Lower Silesia Film Centre, EC1 Lódz - Miasto Kultury
With support from Det Danske Filminstitut, Nordisk Film & TV Fond, Polish Film Institute, Svenska Filminstitutet, Creative Europe, Eurimages
In collaboration with Danmarks Radio, Sveriges Television
Domestic distribution Nordisk Film Distribution A/S


Direction Magnus von Horn


Screenplay Magnus von Horn
Screenplay Line Langebek


Producer Malene Blenkov
Producer Mariusz Włodarski


Cinematographer Michal Dymek


Editor Agnieszka Glinska


Music Frederikke Hoffmeier

Production design

Production designer Jagna Dobesz


Costume designer Malgorzata Fudala


Sound designer Oskar Skriver

Visual effects

VFX supervisor Peter Hjorth


Appearance Vic Carmen Sonne
Appearance Trine Dyrholm
Appearance Besir Zeciri
Appearance Joachim Fjelstrup
Appearance Tessa Hoder

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