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Eigil Knuth - Arctic Explorer

Claus Heinberg, Denmark, 2000

46 min.DK/DocumentaryPortrait films

The film tells about Eigil Knuth (1903-96) from his early childhood untill the foundation of the station at Cap Moltke in the Eastern Peary Land in 1972. We follow him on his expedition to the Northerners' ruins in Western Greenland in 1932 , across the ice cap in 1936, as a sculptor and as leader of the Gamma expedition 1938-39. And finally we are with him on the great Peary Land expedition in 1947-50, where his work as an archaeologist culminated.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title Eigil Knuth - billedhugger, forfatter, polarforsker
Danish title Eigil Knuth - billedhugger, forfatter, polarforsker
Other titles Eigil Knuth - Arctic Explorer
Keywords Arts, Greenland, Litterature, Knuth, Eigil, Archaeology
Director Claus Heinberg
Screenplay Kent Allan Beck
Director of Photography Ulla Boje Rasmussen, Teit Jørgensen
Editor Per Ingolf Mannstaedt, Merete Brusendorff, Kent Allan Beck
Sound Kent Allan Beck
Production country Denmark
Production companies Filmværkstedet / DFI
Domestic distribution DFI/Distribution & Formidling
International sales Perma Film / Dortheavej 12 / 2400 København NV / t +45 3810 1110 / c +45 2128 7520 / f +45 3810 2291 / perma@pc.dk / www.permafilm.dk
Festival information Danish Film Institute
Danish rating Allowed for all

Companies

Production companies Filmværkstedet / DFI
Domestic distribution DFI/Distribution & Formidling

Direction

Direction Claus Heinberg

Script

Script Kent Allan Beck

Cinematography

Cinematography Ulla Boje Rasmussen
Cinematography Teit Jørgensen

Editing

Editing Per Ingolf Mannstaedt
Editing Merete Brusendorff
Editing Kent Allan Beck

Sound

Sound Kent Allan Beck

Festival screenings

Festival Festival date
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2000-11-02
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