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Oh, To Be a Butterfly

Søren Kragh-Jacobsen, Denmark, 2020

90 min.DK/FeatureDrama

The story is centered on the stubborn farmer Ernst and his wife Louise who are celebrating their 50th anniversary with a traditional Danish gold wedding for friends and family. However, the family carries several secrets and Ernest holds on to the biggest one of them all. Through one long joyous, intoxicating, surprising, gripping and melancholic night, the truths creep out and the family is put to the ultimate test.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title Lille sommerfugl
Danish title Lille sommerfugl
Other titles Oh, To Be a Butterfly
Director Søren Kragh-Jacobsen
Screenplay Søren Kragh-Jacobsen
Producer Eva Jakobsen, Mikkel Jersin, Katrin Pors
Director of Photography Aske Alexander Foss
Editor Carla Luffe
Sound Mick Raaschou, Björn Viktorsson
Composer Jacob Groth
Production designer Thomas Greve
Casting Anja Philip
Appearances Jesper Christensen, Karen-Lise Mynster, Peder Thomas Pedersen, Mia Lyhne
Production country Denmark, Iceland
Production companies Snowglobe ApS
Domestic distribution Nordisk Film Distribution A/S
International sales Snowglobe ApS / Refshalevej 157a, stuen / 1432 København K / t +45 2532 7661 / info@snowglobefilm.com / www.snowglobefilm.com/
Danish theatrical release 03.12.2020
Comment Søren Kragh-Jacobsen is a prominent figure in Danish film. One of the founding members of Dogme95, Kragh-Jacobsen's Dogme film 'Mifune' won the Jury Grand Prix at the Berlinale. He has directed for TV in-between features, including as concept director on the award-winning political series 'Borgen'.
DFI subsidy Konsulentstøtte

Companies

Production companies Snowglobe ApS
Co-producer Pegasus Pictures
With support from Det Danske Filminstitut, FilmFyn, Nordisk Film & TV Fond, The Icelandic Film Centre, The Ministry of Industries and Innovation (Iceland), Síminn, SENA
In collaboration with Nordisk Film
Domestic distribution Nordisk Film Distribution A/S

Direction

Direction Søren Kragh-Jacobsen
Casting Anja Philip

Script

Screenplay Søren Kragh-Jacobsen

Production

Producer Eva Jakobsen
Producer Mikkel Jersin
Producer Katrin Pors

Cinematography

Cinematographer Aske Alexander Foss

Editing

Editor Carla Luffe

Music

Composer Jacob Groth

Production design

Production designer Thomas Greve

Wardrobe

Costume designer Margrét Einarsdóttir

Makeup

Chief makeup artist Áslaug Dröfn Sigurðardóttir

Sound

Sound designer Mick Raaschou
Sound designer Björn Viktorsson

Appearance

Ernst Jesper Christensen
Louise Karen-Lise Mynster
Lasse Peder Thomas Pedersen
Lis Mia Lyhne
Maja Sarah Grünewald
Christian Sofus Rønnov
Lærke Sofie Juul Blinkenberg
Luna Isabel Ligaard
Henning Finn Nielsen
Theis Kasper D. Gattrup
Ruth Tina Gylling Mortensen
Alf Jesper Ole Feit Andersen
Mogensen Niels Ellegaard

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