The Dolphin

Laurits Munch-Petersen, Denmark, 2017

27 min.DK/Short fiction

The "Dolphin" begins with Anna leaving her husband in the car to go back to pick up their 7-years old son Robert. The son is very surprised to see her, and Anna takes him on a fantastic journey to the beach to finish the swimming course, The Dolphin. They relive a lot of beautiful memories they have gathered from their former trips together. But something is wrong, and only when Anna and Robert swim together in the ocean, Anna has to face reality.
Basic information Credits
Original title Delfinen
Danish title Delfinen
Director Laurits Munch-Petersen
Screenplay Laurits Munch-Petersen, Pernille Andersen
Producer Kim Magnusson, Tivi Magnusson
Director of Photography Sidney Lexy Plaut
Editor Jacob Ditlev
Sound Henrik Gugge Garnov
Composer Peter Peter
Production designer Rie Lykke
Appearance Pernille Andersen, Viktor Andersen, Thure Lindhardt, Iben Dorner
Production country Denmark
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut
Danish theatrical release 28.02.2018
DFI subsidy Konsulentstøtte
Danish rating Allowed for children over the age of 15
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Production company
Executive Producer M&M Productions
With support from Det Danske Filminstitut, DR
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut


Direction Laurits Munch-Petersen


Screenplay Laurits Munch-Petersen
Screenplay Pernille Andersen


Producer Kim Magnusson
Producer Tivi Magnusson
Production manager Amanda Marie Magnusson
Production manager Josefine Rasmussen
Production assistant Ulrikke Xenia Sandby
Unit manager Henrik Danielsen
Location manager Adriana Filipczuk
Production Oliver Ussing


Cinematographer Sidney Lexy Plaut
First assistant camera Henrik Lyngbo
2nd assistant camera Kristoffer Høyer
2nd assistant camera Neffi Kristensen
Steadicam Jonas Torp
Underwater cinematographer Michael Tøt Kromand
Underwater cinematographer Sune Garn
Underwater cinematographer Patrick Hansen
Underwater cinematographer Roald Nielsen

Electrical dept.

Gaffer Torben Brent Wenneberg
Best boy Joe McCrae
Best boy Sophie Søborg


Editor Jacob Ditlev


Composer Peter Peter
Co-composer Peter Kyed
Title song John Garrison

Production design

Production designer Rie Lykke
Assistant set dresser Amalie Skovhus


Costume on set Grith Rahbek


Makeup artist Carina Rehmeier


Sound engineer Henrik Gugge Garnov
Recording engineer Jens de Place Bjørn
Recording engineer Steen Bondrop
Boom operator Frej Volander Himmelstrup


Anna Pernille Andersen
Robert Viktor Andersen
Peter Thure Lindhardt
Politikvinde Iben Dorner
Politimand Thomas Ernst
Butiksekspedient Line Hesdam
Togkontrollør Laurits Munch-Petersen
Skolelærer Oliver Ussing
Gravid kvinde Anna Backer
Mand med hund Tivi Magnusson
Kyssende kvinde Camilla Søeberg
Kyssende mand Tom Hale

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