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Bang bang orangutang

Simon Staho, Sweden, 2005

107 min.DK/Feature

Åke Jönsson is a successful businessman. He loves himself, his career, and his big expensive car. But in one fateful moment, his life forever changes. He loses his wife and his children. Consumed with his job, he had neglected to show that he loved them. Now, Åke has to go looking for love. What happens when you finally learn to love, but cannot get the one you love? »Bang Bang Orangutang« is about letting go and risking all for love. It is a film about the frailty of life and the power of love.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards Materials
Original title Bang Bang Orangutang
Danish title Bang Bang Orangutang
Other titles Bang bang orangutang
Director Simon Staho
Screenplay Peter Asmussen, Simon Staho
Producer Jonas Frederiksen
Director of Photography Kim Høgh Mikkelsen, Eric Kress
Editor Janus Billeskov Jansen
Sound Kristian Selin Eidnes Andersen
Composer Joachim Holbek
Production designer Kia Nordqvist
Casting Maggie Widstrand
Appearances Mikael Persbrandt, Lena Olin, Tuva Novotny, Michael Nyqvist
Production country Sweden, Denmark
Production companies Cinevita Film Company
Domestic distribution SF Studios, Filmcompagniet - SF Film, Warner og Twentieth Century Fox
International sales TrustNordisk / Filmbyen 22 / 2650 Hvidovre / t +45 3686 8788 / f +45 3677 4448 / info@trustnordisk.com / www.trustnordisk.com
Festival information Danish Film Institute
Technical info 2913 meter, 35 mm, Cinemascope, color, Dolby, SRD
Danish theatrical release 09.12.2005
Cinemas Dagmar, Café Biografen (Odense), Park Bio, Øst for Paradis (Århus)
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DFI subsidy Konsulentstøtte
Danish rating Allowed for children over the age of 11

Companies

Production companies Cinevita Film Company
Domestic distribution SF Studios, Filmcompagniet - SF Film, Warner og Twentieth Century Fox

Direction

Direction Simon Staho
Casting Maggie Widstrand
Assistant director Håkan Linder
Casting: extras Mikael Kyrklund
Continuity Linda Daae

Script

Script supervisor Annika Appelin
Script Peter Asmussen
Script Simon Staho

Production

Producer Jonas Frederiksen
Co-producer Peter Possne
Co-producer Zoula Pitsiava
Co-producer Mette Nelund
Co-producer Tomas Eskilsson
Co-producer Peter Aalbæk Jensen
Co-producer Kalle Jansson
Consulting producer Per Nielsen
Production coordinator Anders Claesson
Production assistant Michael Lundin
Production assistant Anna Thulin
Location manager Tommy Malm
Location manager Peter Kimay
Location assistant Yvonne Lundin

Cinematography

Camera assistant Claus Rosenløv
Camera assistant Erik Thal-Jantzen
Camera assistant Michael Tøt
Cinematography Kim Høgh Mikkelsen
Video assistant Christer Bjurström
Cinematography Eric Kress

Electrical dept.

Gaffer Per Danbo
Best boy Martin Pålsheden
Best boy Stefan Jonsson
Best boy Adam Michael Jandrup

Editing

Assistant editor Sigrid D.P. Aalbæk Jensen
Assistant editor Dan Loghin
Assistant editor Simon Lytting
Assistant editor Lasse Martinussen
Editing Janus Billeskov Jansen

Music

Composer: add. music Kristian Selin Eidnes Andersen
Music producer Greg Rogers
Music Joachim Holbek

Production design

Art director M. Wan Sputnick
Set dresser Li Garpenfeldt
Set dresser Monika Wahlin
Production design Kia Nordqvist

Wardrobe

Costume on set Anni Liljegren
Costume assistant Viktoria Mattila

Makeup

Makeup Anna-Lena Melin

Sound

Sound mixer Peter Albrechtsen
Recording engineer John Nielsen
Recording engineer Anders Ekdahl
Dialogue editor Kim Dalum
Foley artist Julien Naudin
Foley technician Anne Jensen
Boom operator Jacques Pedersen
Sound Kristian Selin Eidnes Andersen

Visual effects

Digital effects Søren Tomas
Color timing Sten Lindberg
Digital colorist Peter Hjorth

Stunt

Stunts Lars Hjelm
Stunt Kimmo Rajala

Appearance

Åke Mikael Persbrandt
Nina, Åkes kone Lena Olin
Linda Tuva Novotny
Blomberg Michael Nyqvist
Mats Jonas Karlsson
Patrik Fares Fares
Emma Mimmi Benckert Claesson
Martin Shanti Roney
Chefen Reine Brynolfsson
Faderen Börje Ahlstedt
Moderen Mona Malm
Politikommisær Leif Andrée
Appearance Sissela Kyle
Appearance Maria Gruber
Appearance Michael Engberg
Appearance Oliver Martinsson
Appearance Thomas Chaanhing

Festival screenings

Festival Festival date
Lithuania Scanorama Film Forum 2006-11-11
Hamburg FilmFest GmbH 2006-10-05
Jerusalem Int. Film Festival 2006-07-06
Buenos Aires, Mar Del Plata Int. FF 2006-03-09
Göteborg International Film Festival 2006-01-27
Oslo International Film Festival 2005-11-17
Chicago International Film Festival 2005-10-06
San Sebastian International Film Festival 2005-09-15
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