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The Concept of an Uncomplicated Life With a Man

Jørgen Kastrup, Ib Kastrup, Denmark, 2006

43 min.DK/Short fiction

Susanne works in a hospital kitchen. Her boyfriend, Kim, is writing his first novel. Susanne wishes she could have the life of her pregnant colleague, Ester. Then one day, Ester tells her she is leaving her boyfriend who has been cheating on her. To Kim's chagrin, Susanne invites Ester to spend the night at their place. Days turn into weeks. While Kim and Ester find they have more in common than they first thought, Susanne soon feels left out.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title Forestillingen om et ukompliceret liv med en mand
Danish title Forestillingen om et ukompliceret liv med en mand
Other titles New Danish Screen 002, The Concept of an Uncomplicated Life With a Man
Keywords Marriages, Relationship, Women, Children, Infertility, Pregnancy, Denmark, 2000-2009
Director Jørgen Kastrup, Ib Kastrup
Screenplay Ib Kastrup, Jørgen Kastrup
Based on Efter roman af Helle Helle.
Producer Carsten Holst
Director of Photography Jan Pallesen
Editor Janne Bjerg Sørensen
Sound Nikolaj Lick
Composer Nanna Lüders
Production designer Esben Mourier
Casting Tine Miehe-Renard
Appearances Rikke Louise Andersson, Jakob Cedergren, Maria Rich, Dar Salim
Production country Denmark
Production companies Thura Film
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut
Festival information Danish Film Institute
Technical info color
Danish rating Allowed for all

Companies

Production companies Thura Film
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut

Direction

Direction Jørgen Kastrup
Direction Ib Kastrup
Continuity Anne-Marie Ubbe
Casting Tine Miehe-Renard

Script

Script Ib Kastrup
Script Jørgen Kastrup

Production

Producer Carsten Holst
Location manager Anders Jacobsen
Production manager Barbara Crone
Production assistant Hans Bülow Ungfelt
Unit manager Jimmy Leavens

Cinematography

Cinematography Jan Pallesen
First assistant camera Bastian Schiøtt

Stills

Stills Anders Ingvartsen

Electrical dept.

Electrical dept. Niels Dose

Editing

Editing Janne Bjerg Sørensen
Assistant editor Liv Lynge

Music

Music Nanna Lüders

Production design

Production design Esben Mourier

Wardrobe

Wardrobe Margrethe Rasmussen

Makeup

Makeup Helle Birk Møller

Sound

Sound Nikolaj Lick

Appearance

Susanne Rikke Louise Andersson
Kim Jakob Cedergren
Ester Maria Rich
Taxachauffør Dar Salim
Luffe Martin Buch

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