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John and Mia

Christian Dyekjær, Denmark, 2002

25 min.DK/Short fiction

John, 52, is a long-distance driver and lives alone after his wifes death.The daughter Mia, 21, has moved out. After a long-distance drive John is on his way home and makes a call at the local gas station. He buys Christmas beers, a bag of frozen hash and rents a pornomovie. When John gets home he puts on the video. To his worst fear and surprise, he sees his daughter Mia, whom he hasn't really spoken to in several years, being the pornstar in the movie. John's discovery is the start of his kind-hearted but clumsy attempt to revive the contact with his daughter.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title John og Mia
Danish title John og Mia
Other titles John and Mia
Director Christian Dyekjær
Screenplay Søren Frellesen, Christian Dyekjær
Producer Sigrid Jonsson Dyekjær
Director of Photography Kim Høgh Mikkelsen
Editor Mikkel Sangstad, Morten Højbjerg
Sound John Nielsen, Niels Hauge, John Nielsen
Composer Halfdan E.
Production designer Benjamin Salomon
Casting Tine Miehe-Renard
Appearances Dick Kaysø, Mira Wanting, Niels Skousen, Ali Kazim
Production country Denmark
Production companies Tju-Bang Film
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut
Technical info 35 mm, color
Danish rating Not recommended for children under 7

Companies

Production companies Tju-Bang Film
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut

Direction

Direction Christian Dyekjær
Casting Tine Miehe-Renard
Continuity Sedsel Andersen

Script

Script Søren Frellesen
Script Christian Dyekjær

Production

Producer Sigrid Jonsson Dyekjær
Executive producer Per K. Kirkegaard
Location manager Linda Krogsøe Holmberg
Location manager Jimmi Jacobsen
Producer's assistant Martin Bagger
Production assistant Mette Ejlersen
Runner Sofie Hardinger

Cinematography

Camera operator Ian N. Tomkins
2nd assistant camera Manuel Alberto Claro
Clapper/loader Niels A. Hansen
Video assistant Tina B. Larsen
Cinematography Kim Høgh Mikkelsen

Stills

Stills Jens Stoltze

Electrical dept.

Gaffer Viggo Grumme
Best boy Dror Kasinsky
Best boy Thomas Riebke

Editing

Assistant editor Sara Reither
Editing Mikkel Sangstad
Editing Morten Højbjerg

Music

Music Halfdan E.

Production design

Set dresser Jesper Schrøder
Production design Benjamin Salomon

Wardrobe

Costume on set Susie Bjørnvad
Costume assistant Hanna Hansen

Makeup

Makeup Louise Hauberg Nielsen

Sound

Sound designer John Nielsen
Sound designer Niels Hauge
Sound mixer Kristian Selin Eidnes Andersen
Sound assistant Aslak Mildh
Sound John Nielsen

Visual effects

Colourist Jonas Drehn
Colourist Thomas Therchilsen

Stunt

Stunt Dennis Albrechtsen

Appearance

John Dick Kaysø
Mia Mira Wanting
Karsten Niels Skousen
Rico Ali Kazim
Katja Stine Schrøder
Pornofotograf Anders Hove
Mand ved opgang Claus Strandberg
Mand i pornostudie Niels Stefansen
Mand i pornostudie David Stubbe Teglbjærg
Kund på tankstation Erling Bille
Mand ved tankstation Heinz Frellesen
Dreng på tankstation Niels A. Hansen
Dreng på tankstation Jesper Schrøder
Annie Anne Møller Jensen

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