Moments of Play

Jørgen Leth, Denmark, 1986

82 min.DK/Documentary

A personal essay on the play of children and grown-ups all over the world. The director has shot the film in different countries and cultures: Bali, Brazil, China, Denmark, UK, Haiti, Spain and the USA.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards Materials
Original title Det legende menneske
Danish title Det legende menneske
Other titles Moments of Play, Moments de jeu
Keywords Bali, Brazil, Haiti, China, Spain, Play, Denmark
Director Jørgen Leth
Screenplay Jørgen Leth, Mogens Rukov
Director of Photography Dan Holmberg
Editor Camilla Skousen, Kristian Levring
Sound Niels Arnt Torp, Greg von Buchov, Tom Koester, Morning Pastorok, Bill Fogtman
Composer Antonio Carlos Jobim, Kristian Uldal-Leth
Production country Denmark
Production companies Leth & Uldal Productions
Domestic distribution Jesper Film
Technical info 16 mm, color, Sound
Danish theatrical release 12.09.1986
Cinemas Dagmar
TV release 17.02.1988, TV
Danish rating Allowed for all


Production companies Leth & Uldal Productions
Domestic distribution Jesper Film


Direction Jørgen Leth


Script Jørgen Leth
Script Mogens Rukov


Production Hanne Uldal


Cinematography Dan Holmberg


Editing Camilla Skousen
Editing Kristian Levring


Composer Antonio Carlos Jobim
Musical arrangement Paulo Jobim
Composer Kristian Uldal-Leth


Sound Niels Arnt Torp
Sound Greg von Buchov
Sound Tom Koester
Sound Morning Pastorok
Sound Bill Fogtman


Voiceover Jørgen Leth

Festival screenings

Festival Festival date
Tehran, Cinéma Vérité, Documentary Film Festival 2008-10-15
Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival 2004-10-26
Det Danske Filminstitut registrerer international festivaldeltagelse og priser til danske film, dog primært de titler, som Filminstituttet varetager i sin festivaldistribution, og primært i forbindelse med de festivaler, som Filminstituttet har prioriteret at samarbejde med. Registreringen af festivaldeltagelse og priser til danske film, der ikke er i festivaldistribution, foretages kun for "launch"-festivaler ifølge Filminstituttets prioriterede festivalliste. Se listen over prioriterede festivaler.

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