A City Called Copenhagen

Jørgen Roos, Denmark, 1960

17 min.DK/Documentary

Produced by the Municipality of Copenhagen and the Port of Copenhagen Authority the film draws with self-irony a frank and informal picture of the Danish capital, laying stress on the poetry to be found in the picturesque details of ordinary everyday life in the streets, the harbour, the social institutions, the amusement parks etc.
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Original title En by ved navn København
Danish title En by ved navn København
International titles Una ciudad llamada Copenhague, Une ville nommée Copenhague
Keywords Copenhagen, Everyday life, 1950-1959, Humour
Director Jørgen Roos
Screenplay Jørgen Roos, Ole Roos, Roger Maridia
Director of Photography Jørgen Roos
Production country Denmark
Domestic distribution Statens Filmcentral
Technical info 505 meter, 35 mm, 1,37:1 Academy, color, Sound
Danish theatrical release 27.06.1960
Cinemas Palladium sammen med "Robin Hoods mænd"
TV release 13.08.1978, DR
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Production company Minerva Film
Executive Producer Statens Filmcentral
Commissioned by Ministeriernes Filmudvalg, Dansk Kulturfilm, Københavns Kommune, Københavns havnevæsen
Domestic distribution Statens Filmcentral


Direction Jørgen Roos


Script Jørgen Roos
Script Ole Roos
Script Roger Maridia
Translation Elsa Gress


Assistant Ole Roos
Assistant Roger Maridia


Cinematography Jørgen Roos


Dansk speak Osvald Helmuth
Amerikansk speak Bill Caldwell
Engelsk speak Clive Bayliss

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