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Borg vs McEnroe

Janus Metz, Sweden, 2017

107 min.Feature

The drama tells the story about one of the world’s greatest icons, Björn Borg and his biggest rival, the young and talented John McEnroe, and their legendary duel during the 1980’s Wimbledon tournament. It’s a story about two men who changed the face of tennis and who became legends and the price they had to pay.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards Materials
Original title Borg vs McEnroe
Danish title Borg
Director Janus Metz
Screenplay Ronnie Sandahl
Producer Jon Nohrstedt, Fredrik Wikström Nicastro
Director of Photography Niels Thastum
Editor Per Sandholt, Per K. Kirkegaard
Sound Rasmus Winther Jensen, Heikki Kossi
Composer Jonas Struck, Vladislav Delay, Jon Ekstrand, Carl-Johan Sevedag
Production designer Lina Nordquist
Casting Jina Jay, Johannes Persson, Jessie Frost
Appearances Sverrir Gudnason, Shia LaBeouf, Stellan Skarsgård, Tuva Novotny
Production country Sweden, Denmark, Finland
Domestic distribution Nordisk Film Distribution A/S
Danish theatrical release 14.09.2017
Cinemas Cinemaxx Fisketorvet, Dagmar, Empire, Falkoner, Fields, Grand, Palads, Nordisk film biografer Taastrup, Nordisk film biografer Lyndby, Nordisk film biografer Aarhus, Cinemaxx Århus, Nordisk film biografer Trøjborg, Øst for Paradis, Nordisk film biografer Aalborg, Nordisk film biografer Aalborg City Syd, Nordisk film biografer Odense, Cafe biografen Odense, Cinemaxx Odense, Nordisk film biografer Esbjerg, Frederica – Panorama, Nordisk film biografer Frederikssund, Waves, Helsingør – Cinemacenter, Nordisk film biografer Herning, Nordisk film biografer Hillerød, Hjørring Biocenter, Horsens – Megascope, Nordisk film biografer Kolding, Nordisk film biografer Køge, Middelfart Bio & Cafe, Nordisk film biografer Nykøbing Falster, Nordisk film biografer Næstved, Nordisk film biografer Randers, Kino Ro’s Torv, Silkeborg Bio, Slagelse – Panorama, Svendborg – Scala 1+2+3, Vejle – Lido Teatret, Viborg – Fotorama biograferne, Albertslund biograferne, Atlas biograferne, Baltoppen, Gentofte Kino, Gladsaxe bio, Glostrup Bio, BIG BIO Herlev, Park Bio, Holte - Reprise Teatret, Vanløse bio, Viften, Værløse bio, Frederikshavn Palads 1-2, Grenaa Kino, Haderslev Kosmorama, Holbæk - Kulturbiografen Frysehuset, Hørsholm - Trommen Bio, Ikast Bio, Kalundborg - Den blå Engel, Klovborg kino, Ringsted Kino, Rødby – Lalandia Bio, Skive – Cinema3, Struer – Apollon, Sønderborg – Kosmorama 1-2, Thisted – Kino 1-2, Tønder – Biografen 1+2, Varde bio, Vordingborg – Biograf Cafeen, Abenraa – kino 1+2, Birkerød Bio, Fakse – Cafe biografen, Frederiksværk – Kosmorama, Gilleleje Bio, Hornslet – Kom-Bi, Malling Bio, Bio Mors, Rødding Bio, Skanderborg – Park Bio, Bio Langeland, Aars Biocenter 1+2, Hobro – Film Teatret, Kerteminde – Kino teatret, Thorshavn – Havnar Bio.
Danish rating Not recommended for children under 7

Companies

Production SF Studios
Co-production Film i Väst, Nordisk Film, SVT, Sirena Film, SF Studios Production, Yellow Film & TV
With support from Svenska Filminstitutet, Nordisk Film & TV Fond, Det Danske Filminstitut, Finnish Film Foundation, DR, YLE, State Cinematography Fund (Tjekkiet), Creative Europe
Domestic distribution Nordisk Film Distribution A/S

Direction

Direction Janus Metz
Casting Jina Jay
Casting Johannes Persson
Casting Jessie Frost
Casting: children Maggie Widstrand

Script

Screenplay Ronnie Sandahl
Script consultant Rasmus Heisterberg

Production

Producer Jon Nohrstedt
Producer Fredrik Wikström Nicastro
Line producer Olof Spaak
Line producer Sanne Glæsel
Post Producer Peter Bengtsson
Executive producer Tim King
Co-producer Tomas Eskilsson
Co-producer Lone Korslund
Co-producer Agneta Perman
Co-producer Pavel Müller
Co-producer Kristina Hejduková
Co-producer Birgitte Skov
Co-producer Olli Haikka
Co-producer Jarkko Hentula

Cinematography

Cinematographer Niels Thastum

Editing

Editor Per Sandholt
Editor Per K. Kirkegaard

Music

Composer Jonas Struck
Composer Vladislav Delay
Composer Jon Ekstrand
Composer Carl-Johan Sevedag

Production design

Production designer Lina Nordquist

Wardrobe

Costume on set Kicki Ilander

Makeup

Makeup artist Anna-Carin Lock
Wigs Anna-Carin Lock

Sound

Sound designer Rasmus Winther Jensen
Sound designer Heikki Kossi

Visual effects

VFX supervisor Torbjörn Olsson

Appearance

Björn Borg Sverrir Gudnason
John McEnroe Shia LaBeouf
Lennart "Labbe" Bergelin Stellan Skarsgård
Marina Simoniescu Tuva Novotny
Bengt Grive Björn Granath
Björn Borg 13 år Leo Borg
Björn Borg 15 år Markus Mossberg
John McEnroe 14 år Jackson Gann
John McEnroe senior Ian Blackman
Vitas Gerulatis Robert Emms
Rune Borg Mats Blomgren
Margareta Borg Julia Marko Nord
Kay McEnroe Jane Perry
Arthur Ashe Jason Forbes
Jimmy Connors Tom Datnow
Ilie Nastase Val Jobara
Björn Borg tennis double Henrik Sillanpää
John McEnroe tennis double Thomas Kromann

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Reviews and articles

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Type Source Author Date
Anmeldelse BT Lorentzen, Birgitte 2017-09-14
Anmeldelse Berlingske Tidende Lindberg, Kristian 2017-09-14
Anmeldelse Ekstra Bladet Queitsch, Henrik 2017-09-14
Anmeldelse Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Sommer Boysen, Katrine 2017-09-14
Anmeldelse Politiken-Fonden Skotte Christensen, Kim 2017-09-14
Interview Politiken-Fonden Adelborg, Jeppe Kondrup 2017-09-14
Varia Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Enggaard, Michael 2017-09-10
Interview Information Monggaard, Christian 2017-09-07
Varia Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten 2017-08-02