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The Guilty

Gustav Möller, Denmark, 2018

85 min.DramaDK/Feature

Alarm dispatcher and former police officer Asger Holm answers an emergency call from a kidnapped woman. When the call is suddenly disconnected, the search for the woman and her kidnapper begins. With the phone as his only tool, Asger enters a race against time to save the endangered woman. But soon he realises that he is dealing with a crime that is far bigger than he first thought.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Danish title Den skyldige
Other titles The Guilty
Director Gustav Möller
Producer Lina Flint
Director of Photography Jasper Spanning
Production designer Gustav Pontoppidan
Casting Anja Philip
Appearances Jakob Cedergren, Jessica Dinnage, Omar Shargawi, Johan Olsen
Production country Denmark
Subtitles Yes
Production companies Nordisk Film / SPRING, Nordisk Film Production A/S
Domestic distribution Nordisk Film Distribution A/S
International sale TrustNordisk / Filmbyen 22 / 2650 Hvidovre / t +45 3686 8788 / f +45 3677 4448 / info@trustnordisk.com / www.trustnordisk.com
Danish theatrical release 14.06.2018
Cinemas
Comment Feature debut by Gustav Möller. World premiere in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition at Sundance 2018. Also selected for Rotterdam's Big Screen Competition and Nordic Light at Göteborg. The film takes place in real time, over the course of one night, in one location and with one main character.
Danish rating Allowed for children over the age of 11

Companies

Production companies Nordisk Film / SPRING, Nordisk Film Production A/S
With support from New Danish Screen
Domestic distribution Nordisk Film Distribution A/S

Direction

Direction Gustav Möller
Continuity Emilie Appelin
Assistant director Emilie Appelin
Casting Anja Philip

Script

Screenwriter Emil Nygaard Albertsen
Screenwriter Gustav Möller

Production

Producer Lina Flint
Production manager Marianne Christensen
Unit manager Nikolaj Tarp
Production assistant Zissel Astrid Kjertum-Mohr
Runner Emma Lind

Cinematography

Director of Photography Jasper Spanning
1st assistant camera Henrik Lyngbo
Camera operator Sebastian Spjuth Danneborn
Camera operator Jonas Torp
Video assistant Frederik Haslund
DIT Alexander Brask Jensen

Electrical dept.

Gaffer Michael Sørensen
Best boy Mathias Asger Rasmussen

Editing

Editor Carla Luffe

Music

Composer Carl Coleman
Composer Caspar Hesselager

Production design

Production design Gustav Pontoppidan
Property master Sarah Gad Wøldike Sørensen

Wardrobe

Key costumer Ida Skov Gudmundsen-Holmgreen

Makeup

Makeup artist Ida Skov Gudmundsen-Holmgreen

Sound

Sound engineer Oskar Skriver
B-sound designer Philip Nicolai Flindt

Visual effects

Design William Reynish

Appearance

Asger Holm Jakob Cedergren
Iben Jessica Dinnage
Rashid Omar Shargawi
Michael Johan Olsen
Bo Jacob Hauberg Lohmann
Mathilde Katinka Evers-Jahnsen
Vagtleder Nordsjælland Jeanette Lindbæk
Junkie Simon Bennebjerg
Journalist Laura Bro
Mand på Skelbækgade Morten Suurballe
Mand ved natklub Guuled Abdi Youssef
Fuld kvinde Caroline Løppke
Politiassistent i hus Peter Christoffersen
Politiassistent i bil Nicolai Wendelbo
Alarmoperatør # 1 Morten Thunbo
Alarmoperatør # 2 Maria Gersby Cissé
Alarmoperatør # 3 Anders Brink Madsen

Awards and nominations

Award Year Festival
Critics' Prize 2018 Beaune International Thriller Film Festival 2018
Audience Award 2018 Rotterdam, International Film Festival 2018
Junior Jury Award 2018 Rotterdam, International Film Festival 2018
Audience Award 2018 Sundance Film Festival 2018

Festival screenings

Festival Festival date
Sydney Film Festival 2018-06-06
Transilvania International Film Festival 2018-05-25
Transylvania int'l film festival 2018-05-25
Seattle International Film Festival 2018-05-17
Chicago Critics Film Festival 2018-05-04
Skopje International Film Festival 2018-04-19
Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival 2018-04-13
Hawaii International Film Festival 2018-04-06
Beaune International Thriller Film Festival 2018-04-04
New York New Directors/New Films 2018-03-28
Amsterdam, Moves that matter 2018 2018-03-23
Thessaloniki Documentary Festival 2018-03-02
Göteborg International Film Festival 2018-01-26
Rotterdam, International Film Festival 2018-01-24
Sundance Film Festival 2018-01-18
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