Edge of darkness

Jens Loftager, Denmark, 1991

18 min.DK/Documentary

In the form of a picture poem the film describes how electricity has overcome the forces of darkness. Rather than giving facts about electricity and light the film takes a poetic and philosophical view on the subject and its significance for our lives and consciousness. Quotations from Bønnelycke, Strindberg and Hans Christian Andersen on light and technology are used as the commentary of the film.
Basic information Credits Materials
Original title Da natten forsvandt - et elektrisk eventyr
Danish title Da natten forsvandt - et elektrisk eventyr
Keywords Electricity, Energy, Energy comsumption
Director Jens Loftager
Screenplay Steen Eldrup Jørgensen, Jens Loftager
Director of Photography Anthony Dod Mantle
Editor Thomas Krag
Sound Henrik Gugge Garnov
Composer Lars Falbe-Hansen, Per Nørgård
Appearance Andreas Thau Loftager, Amanda Maria Foss Springborg, Mette Maria Ahrenkiel, Henrik Fiig
Production country Denmark
Domestic distribution Statens Filmcentral
Technical info 16 mm
Danish theatrical release 19.12.1991
Cinemas Delta
Danish rating Allowed for all
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Production company Jens Ravn Film
Domestic distribution Statens Filmcentral


Direction Jens Loftager


Script Steen Eldrup Jørgensen
Script Jens Loftager


Production Flemming Arentoft


Cinematography Anthony Dod Mantle


Editing Thomas Krag


Music Lars Falbe-Hansen
Music Per Nørgård


Sound Henrik Gugge Garnov


Narrator Henning Moritzen


Appearance Andreas Thau Loftager
Appearance Amanda Maria Foss Springborg
Appearance Mette Maria Ahrenkiel
Appearance Henrik Fiig
Appearance Mads Møllegaard Nielsen

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