Gang warriors

Thomas Heurlin, Denmark, 2013

42 min.DK/Documentary

The danish gang war has lasted three years. 9 people are dead, more than 50 have been wounded and 280 related criminals are currently imprisoned. Still both environments attracts more new members than ever before. But why do young men become gang members? How are they socialized into wanting to die for their community? What social functions does gangs fill out and how can an identity be so strong that it is not worth living without?
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title Bandekrigerne - Et farligt venskab
Danish title Bandekrigerne - Et farligt venskab
Keywords Gangs, Gang crime, Criminals, Blågårds Square, Immigrant gangs, Denmark, 2010-2019, 2000-2009
Director Thomas Heurlin
Producer Lars Seidelin, Ole Tornbjerg
Director of Photography Lars Skree, Henrik Bohn Ipsen
Editor Lars Juul
Composer Michael Blicher
Appearances Brian Sandberg, Lille-A
Production country Denmark
Dialogue language Danish
Production company Koncern TV- og Filmproduktion, Det Danske Filminstitut
TV release 11.04.2013, TV 2, 2. del sendt 11/4
Danish rating Allowed for children over the age of 11


Production company Koncern TV- og Filmproduktion, Det Danske Filminstitut


Direction Thomas Heurlin
Dramaturgical consultant Anders Villadsen


Producer Lars Seidelin
Production manager Signe Birket-Smith
Producer Ole Tornbjerg
Post-production manager Thomas Schougaard
Production assistant Ask Kroager Lund


Cinematography Lars Skree
Cinematography Henrik Bohn Ipsen


Editing Lars Juul


Music Michael Blicher


Appearance Brian Sandberg
Appearance Lille-A

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