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The funeral

Pia Bovin, Denmark, 2002

40 min.DK/Short fiction

Karen's husband Oswald is going to be buried. Karen was never a ¿normal¿ wife and mother, and she has her own plans for the day. At coffee after the funeral Karen decides to confront their past. She talks her two sons into having a funeral feast, and many ghosts from the past are uncovered.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title Begravelsen
Danish title Begravelsen
Other titles The funeral
Keywords Funerals, Mother-son relationship
Director Pia Bovin
Screenplay Bent Haller
Producer Stine Abell, Tina Dalhoff
Director of Photography Lars Beyer
Editor Mahi Rahgozar
Sound Jim Skau Andersen
Composer Hans-Erik Philip
Appearances Birthe Neumann, Henrik Noél Olesen, Lars Mikkelsen, Kim Nørrevig
Production country Denmark
Production companies Nordisk Film Production
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut
Danish theatrical release 13.08.2002
Cinemas BioCity (Odense)
Danish rating Allowed for children over the age of 11

Companies

Production companies Nordisk Film Production
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut

Direction

Direction Pia Bovin
Assistant director Eigil Jacobsen

Script

Script Bent Haller

Production

Producer Stine Abell
Producer Tina Dalhoff

Cinematography

Cinematography Lars Beyer

Stills

Stills Pernille Koldbech Fich

Editing

Editing Mahi Rahgozar

Music

Music Hans-Erik Philip

Sound

Sound Jim Skau Andersen

Appearance

Karen Birthe Neumann
Kim Henrik Noél Olesen
Henrik Lars Mikkelsen
Oswald Kim Nørrevig
Børge Troels II Munk
Olga Marie-Louise Coninck
Kims kone Sarah Boberg
Henriks kone Anne-Grethe Bjarup Riis
Sygeplejerske Helle Dolleris
Karl Mogens Juul
Karens far Mogens Holm
Lægen Haakon Lærum
Kims datter Sara Bovin
Kims datter Amanda Bovin Boberg
Karen som barn Jelena Dokovic
Henriks søn Kasper Sylvest
Henriks datter Emma Bovin
Karens mor Maj Bovin

Festival screenings

Festival Festival date
Odense Internationale Film Festival 2002-08-12
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