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This life

Anne-Grethe Bjarup Riis, Denmark, 2012

110 min.DK/Feature

"The Hvidsten Group" is the authentic story of the spirit of one family who revolts and insists on individual freedom during World War II. It is the story of how just a few people can make a huge difference - but not without serious consequences.
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Danish title Hvidsten Gruppen - nogle må dø for at andre kan leve
Other titles This life
Director Anne-Grethe Bjarup Riis
Screenplay Ib Kastrup, Jørgen Kastrup, Thorvald Lervad
Producer Regner Grasten
Director of Photography Morten Bruus, Claus Sisseck
Production designer Peter de Neergaard
Casting Anders Nygaard
Appearances Jens Jørn Spottag, Bodil Jørgensen, Marie Bach Hansen, Laura Winther Møller
Production country Denmark
Dialogue language Danish
Production companies Regner Grasten Film
Domestic distribution United International Pictures
International sale Grasten Filmproduktion A/S / Gl. Kongevej 31, 4.tv / 1610 København V / t +45 31350976 / c +45 31313467 / regner@grasten.com / www.regnergrastenfilm.com
Danish theatrical release 01.03.2012
Cinemas Dagmar, Palads, Imperial, Grand, Gladsaxe Bio, BioCity (Tåstrup), Kastrup Bio, Baltoppen Bio 1-2, Park Bio, Gentofte Kino, Albertslund Bio, CinemaxX, Empire, Kinopalæet (Lyngby), Falkoner samt 67 biografer i provinsen.
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DFI subsidy Markedsordningen
Danish rating Allowed for children over the age of 11

Companies

Production companies Regner Grasten Film
Domestic distribution United International Pictures

Direction

Direction Anne-Grethe Bjarup Riis
Technical director Anders Refn
Casting Anders Nygaard
Assistant director Barbara Topsøe-Rothenborg
2nd assistant director René Frelle Petersen
Continuity Tine Hjortsbøl
Extras coordinator Tommy Duus
Extras coordinator Katharina Bormann
Casting: extras Lasse Andersen
Casting: extras Heine Kaarsberg

Script

Screenplay Ib Kastrup
Screenplay Jørgen Kastrup
Screenplay Thorvald Lervad
Storyboard Simon Bang
Script consultant Puk Lervad
Script consultant Henrik Hjorth
Historical consultant Kristian Zouaoui
Historical consultant Niels Gyrsting
Historical consultant Aksel C. Nielsen
Script editor John Bernhard Petersen

Production

Producer Regner Grasten
Line producer Carsten Sparwath
Production coordinator Louise Kjær-Madsen
Location manager Marco Lorenzen
Location scout Anders Mangaard Jacobsen
Location assistant Lasse Lorenzen
Production assistant Amalie Hempel Sparsø
Production assistant Sofie Mathilde Ohiniya Hjorth
Post-producton coordinator Bettina Munch

Cinematography

Cinematographer Morten Bruus
Cinematographer Claus Sisseck
1st assistant camera Anders Thorsby
1st assistant camera Thomas Holm
Video assistant Lars Peen Rodt
Video assistant Oliver Kornberg Sand

Stills

Still photographer Lars Høgsted

Electrical dept.

Gaffer Niels Dose
Lighting Stine Hein
Assistant lighting technician Josef Perez Lopez
Assistant lighting technician Torben Brent Wenneberg
Assistant lighting technician Martin Andersen
Assistant lighting technician Martin la Cour
Assistant lighting technician Ole Vestergaard Jensen

Editing

Editor Jacob Thorndahl
Editor Klaus Heinecke
Editor Martin Bønsvig Wehding

Music

Composer Simon Ravn
Music technician Henrik Dam Thomsen
Musical consultant Nis Bøgvad

Production design

Property master Jacob Wirth Carlsen
Set dresser Søren Schwarzberg
Set dresser Jacob Stig Olsson
Set dresser Pernille Schellerup
Set decorator Trine Weber Sundstrup
Set decorator Casper Nilsson
Production design Peter de Neergaard

Wardrobe

Key costumer Stine Terp
Key costumer Françoise Nicolet
Costume on set Louize Nissen
Costume on set Margrethe Rasmussen
Costume on set Anne-Dorthe Eskildsen
Costume on set Ole Kofoed
Costume on set Lone Friis
Costume on set Mette Meinecke
Costume on set Nina Flagsted
Tailor Lone Nyby
Tailor Arjuna Saigon

Makeup

Chief makeup artist Sofie de Mylius
Makeup artist Malene Klitte Jensen
Makeup artist Helena Hørdum
Makeup artist Tenna Hansen
Makeup artist Anja Laursen
Makeup artist Trine Codes
Makeup artist Fatima Louborg
Makeup artist Pernelle Caspersen
Makeup artist Carina Rehmeier

Sound

Sound engineer Stig Sparre-Ulrich
Boom operator Kjetil Mørk
Boom operator Lars Lund
Sound mixer Stig Sparre-Ulrich
Sound design Stig Sparre-Ulrich
Sound design Oskar Skriver
Foley recordist Nalle Hansen
Foley editor Nalle Hansen
Foley artist Torben Greve

Special effects

Special effects Søren Skov Haraldsted
Special effects Hummer Højmark
Special effects Christian Kitter
Special effects Mark Hedegaard
Special effects assistant Jørgen Biering
Armourer Finn Thomasen

Visual effects

Visual effects supervisor Martin Madsen
Technical chief Anders Refn
Conforming Rasmus Toft
Visual effects Martin Madsen
Visual effects Michael Holm
Visual effects Lasse Strøm
Visual effects Dann Sandgreen
Visual effects Morten Moen
3D artist Amund Lundvall
Supervisor Stig Saxegaard
Modelling Magnus Pettersson
Lighting artist Hans Jørgen Kjærnet
Lighting artist Even Holte
Compositing Johan Leuf
Compositing Anders Bloch-Rose
Colorist Jimmi Berger
Digital intermediate Thomas Caspersen
DCP mastering Ivan Schmidt
Technical chief Morten Arnoldus
Graphic design and poster Jacob Thorndahl

Stunt

Stunt coordinator Stig Günther
Assistant stunt coordinator Deni Jordan
Stunt performer Sidsel Jensen

Appearance

Marius Fiil Jens Jørn Spottag
Gudrun Fiil Bodil Jørgensen
Tulle Fiil Marie Bach Hansen
Gerda Fiil Laura Winther Møller
Niels Fiil Thomas Ernst
Bitten Fiil Mia Ejlerskov
Peter Sørensen Jesper Riefensthal
Albert Iversen Bjarne Henriksen
Feldwebel Hans Müller Thomas Morris
SS-Sturmbannführer Eugen Schwitzgebel Nick Wilder
Augusta Jacobsen Anne Louise Hassing
Jacob Andreas Jessen
Thorup Petersen Jesper Asholt
Helmuth Eric Madsen
Modstandsmand Ole Dupont
Ole Geisler/Axel Nielsen Mads Wille
Knud Christensen Morten Christensen
Søren Peder Kristensen Arne Siemsen
Andreas Stenz Frederik Nørgaard
Jens Stenz Jakob Svarre
Anders Venning Stensgaard Peder Holm Johansen
Henning Andersen Janus Kim Elsig
Johan Kjær Hansen Henrik Vestergaard
Niels Nielsen Kjær Niels Juhl Boesen
Barner Andersen Jesper Ole Feit Andersen
Svend Andersen Johannes Nymark
Helle Iversen Heidi Krog Madsen
Tove Iversen Emma Roed Gottlieb
Ulla Iversen Julie Maibøll Buhl
Marie Andersen Camilla Jeppesen
Rigmor Kjær Anne Sofie Espersen
Agnes Kristensen Gitte Siem
Lene Christensen Ida Leschly Blegvad
Ebbe Nielsen Hans Holtegaard
Erna Larsen Lotte Munk
Per Larsen Thomas Biehl
Torval Larsen Malte Weis
Niels Andersen Peter Gilsfort
Jan Stefan Pagels Andersen
Klaus Balder Beyer
Otto Emil Hansen
Günther Bobby Hess
SS-dommer Thomas Leth Rasmussen
Harvy Jensen Morten Holst
Serveringspige Line Gratsveit
Benthe Ulrich Kristine Yde Eriksen
Kogekone Jette Stig Madsen
Bonde på hestevogn Ebbe Trenskow
Jürgen Karl Antz
Müller Jan Tjerrild
Stefan Joen Højerslev
Käiser Poul Storm
Helmuth Jan Erik Madsen
Oberstleutnant Werner Thies Nottelmann
Gulle Fiil Villi Bojsen Ben-Ami
Gulle Fiil Magnus Cornelius Lyngsøe
Telefonist Vera Seemann
Else Ulrich Sidsel Jensen
Dansk betjent Rasmus Thorup
Statsminister Buhl Paul Hüttel
Tysk stemme Helge Reinhard
Tysk stemme Mads Knarreborg
Engelsk pilot Christopher Rycroft
Dansk Husholdningsråd Trine Appel
BBC speak Poul Grønhøj

Awards and nominations

Award Year Festival
AudienceAward 2013 Bodil Filmmedarbejderforeningen 2013
Robert, Best Female Leading Actor 2013 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2013
Audience Award - Drama 2013 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2013
Audience Prize 2012 Hamburg FilmFest GmbH 2012

Festival screenings

Festival Festival date
Cinemateket 2014-07-11
Moscow - Royal Danish Embassy 2013-05-29
Budapest Titanic International Film Festival 2013-04-05
Palm Springs International Film Festival 2013-01-03
Cinemateket 2013-01-01
Hamburg FilmFest GmbH 2012-09-27
Espoo Ciné International Film Festival 2012-08-17
Haugesund, Den Norske Filmfestivalen 2012-08-15
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2012-06-29
Cinemateket 2012-06-28
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

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Varia Kristeligt Dagblad Lars Henriksen 2014-04-23
Varia Kristeligt Dagblad Soerine Godfredsen 2014-04-22
Varia Kristeligt Dagblad Joergen Steens 2013-04-05
Varia Kristeligt Dagblad Joergen Steens 2013-04-05
Artikel BT 2012-12-30
Artikel Ekstra Bladet Kim Kastrup 2012-10-09
Artikel BT 2012-08-29
Varia Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Michael Enggaard 2012-08-27
Varia BT 2012-08-23
Varia Kristeligt Dagblad 2012-07-24
Artikel BT Randers Amtsavis 2012-05-15
Artikel Kristeligt Dagblad kristeligt Dagblad 2012-05-08
Artikel Børsen Boersen 2012-04-27
Varia BT Bent Bludnikow 2012-04-17
Varia BT Bent Bludnikow 2012-04-17
Varia Information Malin Schmidt 2012-04-14
Varia Information Malin Schmidt 2012-04-14
Artikel Weekendavisen Helge Milo 2012-04-13
Artikel Weekendavisen Kirsten Sarauw 2012-04-13
Artikel BT 2012-04-11
Artikel Ekstra Bladet 2012-04-11
Varia Politiken 2012-04-11
Varia Berlingske Tidende Kristian Mouritzen 2012-03-30
Artikel Weekendavisen Klaus Rothstein 2012-03-30
Artikel Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Jyllands Posten 2012-03-28
Artikel Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten 2012-03-28
Interview Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Michael Enggaard 2012-03-24
Interview Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Michael Enggaard 2012-03-24
Varia Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Anders Raahauge 2012-03-24
Artikel Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Christian Baller 2012-03-23
Artikel Berlingske Tidende Jesper Eising 2012-03-20
Varia BT Casper Hjorth 2012-03-16
Artikel Kristeligt Dagblad Hanne Moelby Henriksen 2012-03-15
Artikel Kristeligt Dagblad 2012-03-14
Artikel Ekstra Bladet 2012-03-13
Artikel Politiken Lotte Thorsen 2012-03-13
Artikel Berlingske Tidende Jesper Beinov 2012-03-13
Artikel Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Morgenavisen Jyllands Posten 2012-03-13
Varia Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Peder Hove 2012-03-13
Varia BT Susanne Johansson 2012-03-09
Varia BT Susanne Johansson 2012-03-09
Varia Berlingske Tidende Bent Blutnikow 2012-03-09
Varia Berlingske Tidende Bent Blutnikow 2012-03-09
Varia Ekstra Bladet 2012-03-07
Artikel Kristeligt Dagblad 2012-03-07
Artikel Kristeligt Dagblad Ejvind Larsen 2012-03-06
Artikel Ekstra Bladet Kim Kastrup 2012-03-06
Artikel BT Kim Flyvbjerg 2012-03-06
Artikel Berlingske Tidende Soeren Krarup 2012-03-06
Artikel Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Michael Enggaard 2012-03-06
Artikel Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Anders Raahauge 2012-03-04
Varia Ekstra Bladet Niels Pinborg 2012-03-02
Artikel Børsen Ritzau 2012-03-02
Artikel BT Susanne Johansson 2012-03-02
Varia Berlingske Tidende Karen Jespersen 2012-03-02
Artikel Kristeligt Dagblad Benjamin Krasnik 2012-03-02
Artikel Kristeligt Dagblad Daniel Oehrstroem 2012-03-02
Anmeldelse Weekendavisen Nikolaj M Lassen 2012-03-02
Anmeldelse BT Mark Steffan 2012-03-01
Anmeldelse Berlingske Tidende Jacob Wendt 2012-03-01
Anmeldelse Børsen Morten Durr 2012-03-01
Anmeldelse Information Morten Piil 2012-03-01
Anmeldelse Kristeligt Dagblad Soeren Hermansen 2012-03-01
Anmeldelse Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Johannes H Christensen 2012-03-01
Anmeldelse Politiken Sophie Engberg Sonne 2012-03-01
Anmeldelse Ekstra Bladet Henrik Queitsch 2012-03-01
Varia Information Ejvind Larsen 2012-02-28
Varia Berlingske Tidende Bent Bludnikow 2012-02-28
Artikel Ekstra Bladet Karina Cecillie Møller 2012-02-27
Interview Berlingske Tidende Bent Bludnikow 2012-02-24
Interview Berlingske Tidende Bent Bludnikow 2012-02-24
Interview Berlingske Tidende Bent Bludnikow 2012-02-24
Artikel Information Anita Brask Rasmussen 2012-02-24
Varia BT Susanne Johansson 2012-02-21
Varia BT Susanne Johansson 2012-02-21
Varia BT Susanne Johansson 2012-02-21
Varia BT Susanne Johansson 2012-02-20
Varia Kristeligt Dagblad Kristeligt dagblad 2012-02-18
Artikel Berlingske Tidende Ebbe Iversen 2011-11-05
Artikel Information Christian Monggaard 2011-10-06
Artikel Information Christian Monggaard 2011-10-06
Artikel Ekstra Bladet Kim Kastrup 2011-09-25
Artikel Ekstra Bladet Kim Kastrup 2011-09-25
Artikel BT Christina C Pedersen 2011-08-14
Artikel BT Christina C Pedersen 2011-08-14
Artikel BT Christina C Pedersen 2011-08-12
Artikel BT Christina C Pedersen 2011-08-12
Artikel Metroexpress Nina Azoulay 2011-08-12
Artikel Metroexpress Nina Azoulay 2011-08-12
Artikel Berlingske Tidende Morten Bang Joergensen 2011-07-14
Artikel Børsen Michael Solgaard 2010-11-05