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They caught the ferry

Carl Th. Dreyer, Denmark, 1948

12 min.DK/Short fictionInformation films

A film adaptation of the »myth« entitled »They Caught the Ferry« by the Danish author and Nobel Prize winner Johannes V. Jensen on the theme of a hazardous motor-cycle ride which ends disastrously. The motor-cyclist Sophus and his girl Elvira race along madly to catch the ferry at Nyborg. They succeed in catching Charon's ferry across the River of Death.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards Library
Danish title De nåede færgen
Other titles Litteraturens film 1, Nåede de Færgen?, They caught the ferry, Ils n'ont pas pris le bac
Keywords , , Traffic Accident, Destiny
Director Carl Th. Dreyer
Screenplay Carl Th. Dreyer
Director of Photography Jørgen Roos
Editor Jørgen Roos
Sound Jørgen Roos
Appearances Josef Koch, Kamma Koch, Ewald Rasmussen
Production country Denmark
Production companies Nordisk Films Kompagni
Domestic distribution Statens Filmcentral
Technical info 35 mm, 1,37:1 Academy, Black/white, Petersen & Poulsen
Danish theatrical release 12.05.1948
Cinemas Saga
TV release 03.05.1989, DR

Companies

Production companies Nordisk Films Kompagni
Domestic distribution Statens Filmcentral

Direction

Direction Carl Th. Dreyer

Script

Script Carl Th. Dreyer

Cinematography

Cinematography Jørgen Roos

Editing

Editing Jørgen Roos

Production design

Skeleton drawing Erik Alslev

Sound

Sound Jørgen Roos

Appearance

Sophus Josef Koch
Elvira Kamma Koch
Døden Ewald Rasmussen

Festival screenings

Festival Festival date
Roskilde Festivalen - Manden med Cameraet 2004-06-24
Locarno, Festival internazionale del film 2003-08-06
Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival 2002-11-28
Nazaire La Motostrata, Moto Magazine 2001-06-29
Paris Forum Des Images 2001-01-10
München Hochschule Für Fernsehen Und Film 2000-12-13
Austin Univercity Cinematexas 2000-10-18
Ghent Flanders Int. Film Festival 2000-10-10
Lussas Etats Generaux du Film Documentaire 2000-08-20
Vila Do Conde Festival Int. De Curtas Metragens 2000-06-15
Filmverband Sachsen Dansk Festival 1999-11-25
Hamburg International Kurz Film Festival 1999-06-15
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