Nordsøen og dens miljø

Lars Brydesen, Denmark, 1985

59 min.DK/Documentary

»Each year about 2,600,000 tons of shellfish and fish are caught in the North Sea. Each year about 16 million tons of industrial waste and about 100,000 tons of sea mud are dumped in the North Sea. Each year some 100,000 tons of poisonous chemicals are burnt in the North Sea. Each year the North Sea receives some 400,000 tons of oil and drilling sludge. Some people call it »a mere drop in the ocean.« The film invites the spectator to set our on a shock voyage through the North Sea: from the Danish firm of Cheminova on the west coast of Jutland, through the port of Esbjerg, down to the River Elbe and through the port of Hamburg, on to the mouth of the Weser and the Rhine to the island of Texel off the Netherlands, and then over to Grimsby in England. The theme of the film is pollution and the consequences it has has on fish, seals - and human beings.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards Materials
Original title Dråben i havet
Danish title Dråben i havet
Other titles Nordsøen og dens miljø
Keywords North Sea, The, North Sea, The, Pollution, Enviroment, 1980-1989
Director Lars Brydesen
Screenplay Jens Ole Højmann, Lars Brydesen
Director of Photography Dan Säll
Editor Lars Brydesen
Sound Sven Nørgård
Composer Gunner Møller Pedersen
Appearances Svend Tougaard, Heinz Oestmann, Aage Hansen, Volkert Dethlefsen
Production country Denmark
Production companies Viking Film & TV
Domestic distribution Statens Filmcentral
Technical info 687 meter, 16 mm, color, Sound
TV release 22.11.1985, DR
Danish rating Allowed for all


Production companies Viking Film & TV
Domestic distribution Statens Filmcentral


Direction Lars Brydesen


Script Jens Ole Højmann
Script Lars Brydesen


Executive producer Sten Rehder
Production assistant Annike Andresen


Cinematography Dan Säll


Editing Lars Brydesen


Music Gunner Møller Pedersen


Sound Sven Nørgård


Voiceover Torben Peter Hundahl


Biolog Svend Tougaard
Fisker Heinz Oestmann
Fisker Aage Hansen
Biolog Volkert Dethlefsen
Biolog Peter Reijnders
Fisker Bill Anderson

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