Jørgen Leth, Denmark, 2002

58 min.DK/Documentary

A portrait of Haitian painters. They are dreamers, mystics, fantasts and storytellers. Jørgen Leth''s film shows a Haiti, where creativity and optimism seem inexhaustible. A country in which a strong sense of historical destiny confronts the human condition and where spiritual forces play an active part in everyday life.
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Original title Drømmere
Danish title Drømmere
Other titles En film om haitianske malere
Keywords art of painting, The, Haiti, Painters
Director Jørgen Leth
Screenplay Jørgen Leth
Producer Mette Heide, Marianne Christensen
Director of Photography Alexander Gruszynski, Dan Holmberg, Teit Jørgensen, Bo Tengberg
Editor Camilla Skousen
Sound Iben Haahr Andersen, Jan Juhler, Niels Arnt Torp
Composer Michael Galasso, Shigeru Umebayashi, Maria Grever, Sigur Rós
Appearance André Pierre, Philomé Obin, André Normil, Salnave Philippe-Auguste
Production country Denmark
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut
International sales Peter Bech Production ApS
Technical info color
Danish theatrical release 12.08.2002
Cinemas Magasinet (Odense) Odense Filmfestival
DFI subsidy Konsulentstøtte
Danish rating Allowed for all
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Production company Sunset Productions Inc., Bech Film
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut


Direction Jørgen Leth


Script Jørgen Leth


Producer Mette Heide
Producer Marianne Christensen
Production Leonore Skousen
Production Vilhelm Iversen


Cinematography Alexander Gruszynski
Cinematography Dan Holmberg
Cinematography Teit Jørgensen
Cinematography Bo Tengberg


Editing Camilla Skousen


Composer Michael Galasso
Composer Shigeru Umebayashi
Composer Maria Grever
Composer Sigur Rós


Sound Iben Haahr Andersen
Sound Jan Juhler
Sound Niels Arnt Torp


Appearance André Pierre
Appearance Philomé Obin
Appearance André Normil
Appearance Salnave Philippe-Auguste
Appearance Préfète Duffaut
Appearance Jasmin Joseph
Appearance Prospèr Pierre-Louis
Appearance Louisiane Saint-Fleurant
Appearance Saint-Jacques Smith
Appearance Richard Antilhomme
Appearance Rigaud Benoit
Appearance Gérard Fortune
Appearance Wilson Bigaud

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