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Truck-driver

Peter Ringgaard, Denmark, 1981

92 min.DK/Feature

This trucker road movie tells the story of four men driving 30-ton meat-carriers in shuttle service between Denmark and Italy. Against their will, the truckers get involved in criminal activities that flourish as a result of European custom service bureaucracy. Their bonding as friends and their strongly rooted family life help them through.
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Original title Langturschauffør
Danish title Langturschauffør
Other titles Truck-driver
Director Peter Ringgaard
Screenplay Peter Ringgaard
Director of Photography Peter Roos
Editor Anker Sørensen
Sound Niels Bokkenheuser
Composer Hans Dal
Appearances Otto Brandenburg, Kirsten Olesen, Pia Engels, Jens Okking
Production country Denmark
Production companies Focus Film
Domestic distribution Obel Film
Technical info 35 mm, Widescreen, Eastmancolor, Sound
Danish theatrical release 07.09.1981
Cinemas Odense, Esbjerg, Herning, Randers, Århus, Aalborg, Palads, Nyborg, Svendborg, Kolding, Saga
Find more Ul S. Jørgensen: Langturschauffør. Kosmorama 155-156/1981.
Danish rating Not recommended for children under 7

Companies

Production companies Focus Film
Domestic distribution Obel Film

Direction

Direction Peter Ringgaard
Assistant director Jens Ravn
Continuity Annemarie Aaes
Assistant director Leni Strandberg
Assistant director Enzo Tosi
Continuity assistant Jane Juncker

Script

Screenplay Peter Ringgaard

Production

Executive producer and production manager Erik Overbye
Production assistant Henrik Møller-Sørensen
Unit manager Erik Nissen
Driver Allan Roschmann
Driver Freddy Hoppe
Driver Jan Knudsen
Driver Jørgen Kristiansen
Driver Henrik Due Nielsen

Cinematography

Cinematographer Peter Roos
Camera assistant Eigil Jacobsen

Stills

Still photographer Flemming Adelson

Electrical dept.

Gaffer Ove Hansen
Assistant lighting technician Otto Stenov

Editing

Editor Anker Sørensen

Music

Composer Hans Dal

Production design

Assistant set dresser Jacob Puggaard-Müller
Props Thorkil Slebsager

Wardrobe

Costume designer Tove Berg
Costume assistant Jane Juncker
Costume assistant Leni Strandberg

Makeup

Makeup artist Bodil Overbye

Sound

Sound engineer Niels Bokkenheuser
Sound assistant Erik Bjergfelt
Recording engineer Erik Nissen

Appearance

John Otto Brandenburg
Gerda, Johns kone Kirsten Olesen
Katrine, John og Gerdas datter Pia Engels
Hans Jens Okking
Hans' far Ejner Federspiel
Aase, Hans' kone Kirsten Jensen
Brian Jørn Faurschou
Brians mor Beatrice Palner
Lasse Claus Strandberg
Anna, Lasses kone Solbjørg Højfeldt
Jens Peter Schrøder
Kisser Lea Risum Brøgger
Marianne Tine Gorm Larsen
Hansen, vognmand Alf Lassen
Nadia Franca Maria De Monti
Mario, Nadias søn Franco Trevisi
Bagmand Preben Harris

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