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Det røde kapel

Mads Brügger, Denmark, 2009

88 min.DK/Documentary

A journalist, a spastic and a comedian travel to North Korea with a mission to challenge the conditions of the smile in one of the world's most notorious regimes. On the pretext of being a small theatre troupe on a cultural exchange visit »The Red Chapel« was given permission to travel to North Korea and perform but in reality the small troupe had no such intentions.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title Det røde kapel
Danish title Det røde kapel
Keywords Teater, Cultural differences, Cultural meetings, Danes, The, North Korea, 2000-2009
Director Mads Brügger
Producer Peter Engel
Director of Photography René Sascha Johannsen
Editor René Sascha Johannsen
Sound Jakob Garfield, Mikkel Sørensen
Appearances Mads Brügger, Simon Jul Jørgensen, Jacob Nossell
Production country Denmark
Production companies Zentropa RamBUk
International sales TrustNordisk / Filmbyen 22 / 2650 Hvidovre / t +45 3686 8788 / f +45 3677 4448 / info@trustnordisk.com / www.trustnordisk.com
Technical info color
Danish festival release 30.08.2009, CPH:DOX og DR lancerer i sensommeren 2009 DR:DOX. I landets fire største byer præsenterer DR:DOX markante dokumentarfilm og lokale bands med internationalt format. Visningerne foregår i alternative, udendørs byrum og alle arrangementer er gratis.
Danish rating Allowed for children over the age of 15

Companies

Production companies Zentropa RamBUk

Direction

Direction Mads Brügger
Assistant director Johan Stahl

Production

Producer Peter Engel
Producer's assistant Stine Lauritz Larsen
Executive producer Mette Hoffmann Meyer
Executive producer Peter Aalbæk Jensen
Production manager Charlotte Vinther
Production manager: post-production Katja Adomeit

Cinematography

Cinematographer René Sascha Johannsen
First assistant camera Johan Stahl

Stills

Stills René Sascha Johannsen

Editing

Editor René Sascha Johannsen

Wardrobe

Wardrobe Simon Jul Jørgensen

Sound

Sound engineer Jakob Garfield
Sound engineer Mikkel Sørensen
Sound assistant Frank Mølgaard Knudsen

Visual effects

Compositing Ian Walsh
Grading Daniel Joseph Borgman

Other credits

Speak consultant Chris Sanger

Appearance

Appearance Mads Brügger
Appearance Simon Jul Jørgensen
Appearance Jacob Nossell

Awards and nominations

Award Year Festival
World Cinema Jury Prize: Documentary 2010 Sundance Film Festival 2010
Best Nordic Documentary 2009 Reykjavik Nordisk Panorama 2009

Festival screenings

Festival Festival date
München International Film Festival 2019-06-27
Moscow - Royal Danish Embassy 2011-09-05
Les Arcs European Film Festival 2010-12-11
SITGES Festival Internacional de Cinema Fantàstic of Catalonia 2010-10-07
Rio de Janeiro Film Festival 2010-09-23
Zagreb Motovun Film Festival 2010-07-26
Melbourne Film Festival 2010-07-23
Guanajuato International Film Festival 2010-07-23
München International Film Festival 2010-06-25
SilverDocs AFI Documentary Festival 2010-06-22
Los Angeles Film Festival 2010-06-17
Istanbul Int. Film Festival 2010-04-03
Haag, Amnesty Int. Movies that Matter Festival 2010-03-25
New York New Directors/New Films 2010-03-24
Vilnius International Film Festival 2010-03-18
London, Human Rights Watch Film Festival 2010-03-18
Thessaloniki Documentary Festival 2010-03-12
Austin, SXSW Film Festival 2010-03-12
Sundance Film Festival 2010-01-21
Amsterdam, IDFA 2009-11-19
Reykjavik Nordisk Panorama 2009-09-25
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