Circus Hildebrandt

Claus Bjerre, Denmark, 1995

87 min.DK/FeatureChildren's films

Three kids want to put on a circus performance and find shelter for their endeavor in an abandoned fire station now serving as residence for a strange and funny lady who lives there with a donkey and a parrot. Three shady characters, however, scheme to have the nice lady evicted. They want the property for a modern high-rise. The kids and the lady turn out to know a thing or two about center-scheming.
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Original title Cirkus Ildebrand
Danish title Cirkus Ildebrand
Director Claus Bjerre
Screenplay Hans Henrik Koltze, Nikolaj Scherfig, Claus Bjerre
Director of Photography Dirk Brüel
Editor Jesper Osmund
Sound Henrik Gugge Garnov, Thorsten Bolvig
Composer Jacob Groth
Production designer Tove Robert Rasmussen
Casting Jette Termann
Appearance Sara Kirstine Mosegaard Mihn, Maria Lundberg Baré, Morten Gundel, Anne Marie Helger
Production country Denmark
Domestic distribution Metronome
International sales Alley Cat Film
Technical info 35 mm, Widescreen, color, Sound
Danish theatrical release 25.12.1995
Cinemas Palads, Scala, Ballerup Bio, Gladsaxe Bio, Værløse Bio, BioCity (Tåstrup), provinsbiografer
Danish rating Allowed for all
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Production company Metronome Productions
Domestic distribution Metronome


Direction Claus Bjerre
Continuity Sanni Sylvester
Casting Jette Termann
Casting assistant Jette Stigsen
Casting assistant Anja Clausen


Script Hans Henrik Koltze
Script Nikolaj Scherfig
Script Claus Bjerre


Production Karin Trolle
Executive producer Mads Egmont Christensen
Production manager Piyannah Ørnbak
Unit manager Michael Christensen
Producer's assistant Hedda Craner
Producer's assistant Ulrik Appel Græm
Runner Thomas Enghave Hansen
Runner Jacob Enghave Hansen
Production manager: post-production Charlotte Buch
Production manager: post-production Jon Plougmann


Cinematography Dirk Brüel
First assistant camera Søren Berthelin
Camera assistant Ricki Bering Rasmussen
Cinematographer Jakob Bonfils
Cinematographer Jens Maasbøl
Key grip Jimmy Leavens
Key grip Allan O. Lückow


Stills Ole Kragh-Jacobsen
Stills Henrik Ploug

Electrical dept.

Electrical dept. Emil Sparre-Ulrich
Best boy Frank Omø


Editing Jesper Osmund
Assistant editor Jens Mikkelsen


Music Jacob Groth
Lyrics Rumle Hammerich
Lyrics Søren Kragh-Jacobsen

Production design

Production design Tove Robert Rasmussen
Set dresser René Clausen
Assistant set dresser Jens Peter Skibshøj


Wardrobe Lulu Lückow-Ohlsson
Costume designer Anne Marie Helger


Makeup artist Sofie Falkentorp


Sound Henrik Gugge Garnov
Sound engineer Thorsten Bolvig
B-sound designer Mick Raaschou
B-sound designer Kim Lytje
B-sound designer: post-production Hans Hvass
B-sound designer: post-production Claus Hvass
B-sound designer: post-production Peter Schultz
Foley artist Julien Naudin

Visual effects

Grading Börje Sundberg
Color timing Börje Sundberg


Stunt Henrik Gerner Østrup Rasmussen


Sara Sara Kirstine Mosegaard Mihn
Maria Maria Lundberg Baré
Morten Morten Gundel
Mirabella Anne Marie Helger
Arne Martin Brygmann
Frank Timm Vladimir
Stoffer Gordon Kennedy
Robert Robert Hansen
Appearance Helle Fagralid
Appearance Martin Arli
Appearance Per Linderoth
Charles Troels Kløvedal
Appearance Wencke Barfoed
Appearance Annevig Schelde Ebbe
Appearance Jacob Rasmussen

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