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H.C. Andersen og den skæve skygge

Jannik Hastrup, Denmark, 1998

78 min.DK/FeatureAnimation

Hastrup has Andersen and his shadow go through the great storyteller''s life from beginning to end. It is all there: the hardships, including his learning to cope with fear; the guiding light of a loving mother; the thwarted early ambition of becoming a ballet dancer; the inevitable unrequited love, the sexual dreaming; and the rewards and temptations of fame and travel. In short, the stuff and substance of Andersen''s entire life and literary oeuvre. The relentless presence of The Shadow finds its happy counterpoints in the merging into the action of beloved Andersen creations as, in particular, the Ugly Duckling, destined for proudest swanhood.
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Original title H.C. Andersen og den skæve skygge
Danish title H.C. Andersen og den skæve skygge
Director Jannik Hastrup
Screenplay Bent Haller
Producer Marie Bro
Sound Niels Arild
Composer Fuzzy
Production designer Kun Hwa Chang, Ole Bidstrup, Bigita Faber
Production country Denmark, Norway, Sweden
Domestic distribution Buena Vista International
International sales TrustNordisk
Technical info 2066 meter, 35 mm, Widescreen, color, Sound
Danish theatrical release 16.01.1998
Cinemas Palads, Lyngby Teatret, Scala, Grand, Værløse Bio, BioCity (Tåstrup), Albertslund Bio samt provinsen (i alt 25 kopier)
Danish rating Allowed for children over the age of 11
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Companies

Production company Zentropa Productions
Executive Producer Dansk Tegnefilm
Domestic distribution Buena Vista International

Direction

Direction Jannik Hastrup

Script

Script Bent Haller
Storyboard Jannik Hastrup

Production

Producer Marie Bro
Executive producer Jannik Hastrup
Co-producer Lars Jönsson
Co-producer Axel Helgeland
Legal coordinator Lene Børglum
Executive producer Peter Aalbæk Jensen

Music

Music Fuzzy

Production design

Production design Kun Hwa Chang
Production design Ole Bidstrup
Production design Bigita Faber

Sound

Sound Niels Arild

Voice

H.C. Andersen Jesper Klein
Skyggen Claus Ryskjær
Moderen Ghita Nørby
Fanden Jarl Kulle
Jenny Lind Tammi Øst
Emma Bodil Udsen
Johanne Ditte Gråbøl
Bedstefaderen Ove Sprogøe
Louise Sofie Gråbøl
Teaterdirektøren Axel Strøbye
Meisling, Öehlenschläger Tommy Kenter
Rejsekammeraten, plejer Otto Brandenburg
En gal Povl Dissing
Heks Margrethe Koytu
Moster Lone Kellermann
Colin Ole Ernst

Animation

Animation Asta Sigurdardóttir
Animation Georges Stoyanoff
Animation Karin Nilsson
Animation Anna Gellert Nielsen
Animation Nancy Carrig
Animation Alice Rasmussen
Character design Per Tønnes Nielsen

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