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A Horrible Woman

Christian Tafdrup, Denmark, 2017

86 min.DK/FeatureDrama

When Rasmus meets Marie, he is certain that he has finally met the love of his life. Soon, however, Marie shows herself to be a dominating and demanding creature, intent on cunningly taking Rasmus apart. This is the story about women and their insistence on being dominant within a relationship, as seen through the eyes of a man. A truthful portrait of the horrible nature of woman.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards Materials
Original title En frygtelig kvinde
Danish title En frygtelig kvinde
Other titles A Horrible Woman
Director Christian Tafdrup
Screenplay Christian Tafdrup, Mads Tafdrup
Producer Thomas Heinesen, Marta Mleczek
Director of Photography Niels Buchholzer
Editor Nicolaj Monberg
Sound Thomas Huss, Bo Asdal Andersen
Production designer Joshua Beckford
Casting Tanja Grunwald
Appearances Anders Juul, Amanda Collin, Rasmus Hammerich, Carla Mickelborg
Production country Denmark
Production companies Nordisk Film Production A/S
Domestic distribution Nordisk Film Distribution A/S
International sales LevelK / Gammel Kongevej 137 B, 3. sal / 1850 Frederiksberg C / c +45 2010 8580 / tine.klint@levelk.dk / www.levelk.dk
Danish theatrical release 25.12.2017
Cinemas CinemaxX Fisketorvet, Nordisk Film Biografer Dagmar, Empire, Nordisk Film Biografer Falkonèr, Nordisk Film Biografer Fields, Grand Teatret, Nordisk Film Biografer Palads, Nordisk Film Biografer Taastrup, Nordisk Film Biografer Lyngby, Nordisk Film Biografer Aarhus, CinemaxX Aarhus, Nordisk Film Biografer Trøjborg, Øst for Paradis, Nordisk Film Biografer Aalborg, Nordisk Film Biografer Aalborg City Syd, Biffen Aalborg, Nordisk Film Biografer Odense, Café Biografen, CinemaxX Odense, Nordisk Film Biografer Esbjerg, Fredericia, Nordisk Film Biografer Frederikssund, Nordisk Film Biografer Waves, Helsingør, Nordisk Film Biografer Herning, Nordisk Film Biografer Hillerød, Hjørring Biocenter, Horsens, Nordisk Film Biografer Kolding, Nordisk Film Biografer Køge, Nordisk Film Biografer Nykøbing Falster, Nordisk Film Biografer Næstved, Nordisk Film Biografer Randers, Roskilde, Slagelse, Svendborg, Vejle, Viborg, Albertslund, Atlas Rødovre, Baltoppen, Vanløse, Værløse, Frederikshavn, Grenaa, Haderslev (Kosmo), Holbæk, Hørsholm Trommen Bio, Ikast, Klovborg, Ringsted, Rødby, Skive, Struer, Sønderborg, Thisted, Tønder, Varde, Vordingborg, Aabenraa Fakse, Hornslet, Lyng Drive In Bio, Nykøbing Mors, Rødding, Rudkøbing Bio, Hjallerup, Hobro og Toftlund.
Comment Second feature film by Christian Tafdrup. World premiere at Warsaw Film Festival 2017. Tafdrup made his feature debut with 'Parents' (2016), which took home the Silver Méliès for Best European Fantastic Film at Neuchatel Fantastic Festival
Danish rating Not recommended for children under 7

Companies

Production companies Nordisk Film Production A/S
With support from New Danish Screen
Domestic distribution Nordisk Film Distribution A/S

Direction

Direction Christian Tafdrup
Casting Tanja Grunwald
1st assistant director Johannes Pico Geerdsen
1st assistant director Søren Peter Langkjær Bojsen

Script

Screenplay Christian Tafdrup
Screenplay Mads Tafdrup

Production

Producer Thomas Heinesen
Producer Marta Mleczek
Line producer Christel C. D. Karlsen
Executive producer Henrik Zein
Executive producer Lena Haugaard
Production assistant Ida Kader
Location manager Christian Sørup Jensen
Coordinator: post-production Lina Wichmann
Post-producton coordinator Maggie Winther Hansen
Producer's assistant Kathrine Kastholm Vimpel

Cinematography

Cinematographer Niels Buchholzer
First assistant camera Kasper Loft Bylov
First assistant camera Franz A. Borde

Stills

Still photographer Søren Kirkegaard

Editing

Editor Nicolaj Monberg
Avid supervisor Liv Lynge
Assistant editor Mie Sofie Nielsen
Online Daði Jónsson

Production design

Production designer Joshua Beckford
Production design assistant Hervé Touré

Makeup

SFX makeup Per Kapper
SFX makeup Soile Ludjoi

Sound

Sound designer Thomas Huss
Sound designer Bo Asdal Andersen
B-sound designer Bo Asdal Andersen
Sound assistant Asbjørn Derdau
Foley artist Torben Greve
Foley editor Pietu Korhonen

Visual effects

Colourist Anders Bloch-Rose
VFX supervisor Thomas Øhlenschlæger
VFX supervisor Martin Madsen
Compositing Mads Hagbarth Damsbo
Graphic design Lasse Strøm
DCP mastering Thomas Caspersen

Appearance

Rasmus Anders Juul
Marie Amanda Collin
Troels Rasmus Hammerich
Pernille Carla Mickelborg
Svend Søren Hauch-Fausbøll
Ingelis Vibeke Hastrup
Lars Nicolai Jandorf
Jeppe Danny Thykær
Jonathan Niklas Lundstrøm
Maja Fanny Bernth
Silja Heidi Keller
James Christian Tafdrup
Ven 1 Frederik Carlsen
Ven 2 Andreas Kabel
Ven 3 Thomas Dalmo Nommesen

Awards and nominations

Award Year Festival
Best Actor 2018 Buenos Aires Festival de Cine Independiente 2018

Festival screenings

Festival Festival date
Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival 2019-07-05
Transilvania International Film Festival 2018-05-25
Buenos Aires Festival de Cine Independiente 2018-04-11
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2017-11-17
Lithuania Scanorama Film Forum 2017-11-09
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2017-11-01
Warsaw International Film Festival 2017-10-13
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.

Reviews and articles

On the library you can find these articles and revies and other material about the film.
Type Source Author Date
Artikel Politiken Guldager, Katrine Marie 2018-02-04
Varia Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Enggaard, Michael 2018-01-28
Artikel Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Enggaard, Michael 2018-01-25
Artikel Berlingske Tidende Munk Petersen, Trine 2018-01-16
Varia Berlingske Tidende Lauritzen, Kirstine Benedicta 2018-01-15
Varia Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Enggaard, Michael 2018-01-14
Varia Politiken Halskov, Andreas 2018-01-10
Artikel Ekstra Bladet Okman, Ditte 2018-01-07
Interview Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Jensen, Henrik 2017-12-30
Artikel Information Monggaard, Christian 2017-12-29
Anmeldelse BT Lind, Michael 2017-12-25
Anmeldelse Berlingske Tidende Almbjerg, Sarah Iben 2017-12-25
Artikel Berlingske Tidende Lindberg, Kristian 2017-12-25
Anmeldelse Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Sommer Boysen, Katrine 2017-12-25
Interview Politiken Kjær, Birgitte 2017-12-25
Anmeldelse Politiken Skotte Christensen, Kim 2017-12-24
Anmeldelse Information Nikolajsen, Lone 2017-12-22
Interview Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Elmelund, Rasmus 2017-12-20
Artikel BT Seeberg, Kenan 2017-12-17