Ballroom Dancer

85 min.DK/Documentary

Slavik is a former World Champion in Latin American Dance. He is about to make his final comeback as a professional dancer with his partner and lover Anna. Slavik is addicted to the limelight and the dance. His body, however, is causing him aches and pains and his flaring temper puts his relationship with Anna at risk. »Ballroom Dancer« follows Slavik and Anna as they put everything on the line in their ultimate push for the throne one last time.
Basic information Credits Materials
Original title Ballroom Dancer
Danish title Ballroom Dancer
Keywords Latin dances, Kryklyvyy, Slavik, Existential crisis, Relationship, Dancers
Director Christian Holten Bonke, Andreas Koefoed
Producer Jakob Nordenhof Jønck
Director of Photography Christian Holten Bonke, Andreas Koefoed
Editor Åsa Mossberg, Marion Tuor
Sound Morten Groth Brandt
Composer Magnus Jarlbo
Appearance Slavik Kryklyvyy, Anna Melnikova, Esben Salberg, Carolyn Smith
Production country Denmark
Domestic distribution DOXBIO
International sales DR International Sales
Danish festival release 06.11.2011, Dagmar, CPH:DOX
Danish theatrical release 02.09.2012
Cinemas Grand samt 11 biografer i provinsen
Danish rating Allowed for all
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Production company Danish Documentary Production
Domestic distribution DOXBIO


Direction Christian Holten Bonke
Direction Andreas Koefoed


Script consultant Jens Arentzen
Consultant Arne Bro
Consultant Michael Lesezylovski
Consultant Leif Adolfsson


Producer Jakob Nordenhof Jønck
Executive producer Sigrid Jonsson Dyekjær
Executive producer Eva Mulvad
Executive producer Phie Ambo
Executive producer Mikala Krogh
Executive producer Pernille Rose Grønkjær
Translation Vladislav Korobeinokov
Translation Anastasia Zoueva
Translation Louise Wolff Ravneberg
Translation Denis Rivin
Translation Anton Budkin
Translation Olesya Kireeva
Producer''s assistant Katrine A. Sahlstrøm
Post-producton coordinator Mette Høst Hansen
Post-producton coordinator Nanna van Elk
Post-producton coordinator Søren Green
Executive producer Sigrid Jonsson Dyekjær


Cinematographer Christian Holten Bonke
Cinematographer Andreas Koefoed


Editor Åsa Mossberg
Editor Marion Tuor
Assistant editor Kenneth Laugaard Andersen
Assistant editor Silke Indra
Assistant editor Olesya Kireeva
Assistant editor Rasmus Nyholm Schmidt
Assistant editor Arne Kjærsgaard Grønbæk


Composer Magnus Jarlbo


Sound engineer Morten Groth Brandt
Foley artist Martin Langenbach

Visual effects

Colourist Jonathan Lieb
Graphic design Sune Christiansen


Appearance Slavik Kryklyvyy
Appearance Anna Melnikova
Appearance Esben Salberg
Appearance Carolyn Smith
Appearance Sandro Alexander Hoffmann
Appearance Justinas Duknauskas
Appearance Tat''yana Melnikova
Appearance Hans Galke
Appearance Michael Malitowski
Appearance Joanna Leunis
Appearance Anastasia Melnikova
Radiokommentator Vladislav Korobeinikov
Radiokommentator Alan Emmins
Radiokommentator Felicity Willets
Radiokommentator Prisca Vilsbøl
Radiokommentator Yufan Wang
Radiokommentator David Bateson

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Reviews and articles

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Type Source Author Date
Anmeldelse Berlingske Tidende Louise Kidde Sauntved 2012-09-02
Anmeldelse Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Katrine Sommer Boysen 2012-09-02
Anmeldelse Information Anne Middelboe Christensen 2012-08-30
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