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Bitter Pill

William Stahl, Denmark, 2014

12 min.DK/Short fiction

Lucas is suffering from an existential crisis and the spoiled, whiny creative professionals in his neighborhood are not exactly improving the situation. When a psychologist advises him to stare death in the face in order to feel alive, Lucas takes a drastic decision. With unexpected consequences.
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Original title Bitter Pille
Danish title Bitter Pille
Other titles Bitter Pill
Keywords Existence, Identity, Crises
Director William Stahl
Screenplay Michael Vogt
Producer Pil Nørgaard
Director of Photography Niels Reedtz Johansen
Editor Henrik Vincent Thiesen
Appearances Anders Heinrichsen, Jens Jørn Spottag, Michael Falch, Lisbet Dahl
Production country Denmark
Production companies Filmværkstedet / DFI

Companies

Production companies Filmværkstedet / DFI

Direction

Direction William Stahl

Script

Screenplay Michael Vogt
Script consultant Martin Strange-Hansen

Production

Producer Pil Nørgaard
Production manager Carma Cho

Cinematography

Cinematographer Niels Reedtz Johansen
Key grip Rune A. Egegaard
First assistant camera Mads Hoppe
First assistant camera Anders Hansen

Electrical dept.

Gaffer Josef Perez Lopez
Electrician assistant Mia Stærk

Editing

Editor Henrik Vincent Thiesen

Production design

Set dresser Casper Nilsson

Wardrobe

Costume on set Pernille Holm
Costume on set Rikke Adamsen
Costume on set Line Rosenlund
Costume on set Pernille West
Costume on set Marianne Rud
Costume on set Cecilie Elisabeth Rudolph

Sound

Sound Jonas Langkilde
Sound Sebastian David Boldsen
Sound mixer Matias la Cour

Visual effects

VFX Anina Tang
Colourist Virgil Kastrup

Appearance

Lucas Anders Heinrichsen
Dr. Holm Jens Jørn Spottag
Bartender Michael Falch
Karrierekvinde Lisbet Dahl
Vicevært Lasse Lunderskov
Sekretær Therese Damsgaard
Borger Morten Thunbo
Forretningsmand Morten Schaffalitzky
Forretningsmand Morten Marcher
Chauffør Jens Basse Dam

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