Captain Bimse

70 min.AdventureDK/FeatureChildren's films

7-year-old Anna is having trouble sleeping at night. She accidentally left her favourite doll, Sophie, at her family's holiday home, and Anna's parents won't drive all the way to the house to retrieve the doll. Just as Anna is wondering if Sophie feels lonely, she suddenly hears a strange sound. Anna is visited by a small yellow aeroplane named Zanzibar along with its crew: Captain Bimse and the co-pilot Goggeletten. With her trusted teddy bear Mr. Johnson in tow, Anna embarks on a magical rescue mission with Captain Bimse and Goggeletten to save Sophie.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Danish title Kaptajn Bimse
Other titles Captain Bimse
Director Kirsten Skytte, Thomas Borch Nielsen
Screenplay Kirsten Skytte, Thomas Borch Nielsen
Producer Pernille Munk Skydsgaard
Director of Photography Thomas Borch Nielsen
Appearances Nanna Marqvorsen, Peter Frödin, Jesper Asholt
Production country Denmark
Subtitles No
Audio description No
Production companies 41Shadows Productions
Domestic distribution UIP
International sale 41Shadows Productions ApS / Weysesgade 41 / 2100 København Ø
Danish theatrical release 27.06.2019
Comment The film, aimed at children aged three to seven, is an adaptation of a children's book by Bjarne Reuter and is a blend of live action, puppets and animated backgrounds. The two co-directors both have a background in animation and visual effects. Their credits include 'Jewel of the Desert' (2001) and 'Sunshine Barry & the Disco Worms' (2008), both of which Nielsen directed.
DFI subsidy Konsulentstøtte


Production companies 41Shadows Productions
Co-producer Nice Ninja ApS
With support from Det Danske Filminstitut, DR, Nordisk Film & TV Fond
Domestic distribution UIP


Direction Kirsten Skytte
Direction Thomas Borch Nielsen


Screenplay Kirsten Skytte
Screenplay Thomas Borch Nielsen


Producer Pernille Munk Skydsgaard


Cinematographer Thomas Borch Nielsen


Editor Kirsten Skytte
Editor Camilla Ebling
Editor Søren Ottesen


Anna Nanna Marqvorsen
Goggeletten Peter Frödin
Kaptajn Bimse Jesper Asholt

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