Man Falling

Anne Regitze Wivel, Denmark, 2015

107 min.DK/DocumentaryPortrait films

A brain injury after a fall forces Per Kirkeby, one of Denmark's most famous artists, to stop painting. In an instant Kirkeby loses his life's foundation as well as his ability to work. He is no longer able to see colors, and he can no longer orient himself in the large canvases that have made him a figurehead for Danish and international contemporary art. The film is the story about Per Kirkeby's universe - marked by deep melancholy as well as astounding beauty. A story about a man struggling for his life and work.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards Materials
Original title Mand falder
Danish title Mand falder
Keywords Kirkeby, Per, Painters, Brain damaged, Danish painting
Director Anne Regitze Wivel
Producer Sigrid Jonsson Dyekjær
Editor Peter Winther
Sound Kristian Selin Eidnes Andersen, Thomas Jæger
Composer Kristian Selin Eidnes Andersen
Appearance Per Kirkeby
Production country Denmark
Dialogue language Danish
Production company Danish Documentary Production
Domestic distribution DOXBIO
International sales Wide House / Rue Bleue 9 / 75009 Paris / t +33 1 53 95 04 64 / widehouse.org
Danish festival release 05.11.2015, CPH:DOX
Danish theatrical release 11.11.2015
Online release 23.11.2016
DFI subsidy Konsulentstøtte
Danish rating Allowed for all
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Production company Danish Documentary Production
With support from Det Danske Filminstitut
Domestic distribution DOXBIO


Direction Anne Regitze Wivel


Producer Sigrid Jonsson Dyekjær
Line producer Sidsel Lønvig Siersted
Producer's assistant Kirstine Barfod


Still photographer Anne Regitze Wivel


Editor Peter Winther


Composer Kristian Selin Eidnes Andersen


Sound engineer Kristian Selin Eidnes Andersen
Sound engineer Thomas Jæger


Appearance Per Kirkeby

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Festival screenings

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Festival Festival date
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2016-11-02
München Documentary Festival 2016-05-05
Amsterdam, IDFA 2015-11-18
CPH:DOX 2015-11-06
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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Type Source Author Date
Artikel BT Henning Hoeeg 2015-11-15
Interview BT Jan Eriksen 2015-11-15
Varia BT Henning Hoeeg 2015-11-15
Anmeldelse Berlingske Tidende Jacob Wendt Jensen 2015-11-11
Anmeldelse Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Katrine Sommer Boysen 2015-11-11
Anmeldelse Ekstra Bladet Henrik Queitsch 2015-11-11
Anmeldelse Information Eva Novrup Redvall 2015-11-10
Interview Politiken-Fonden Synne Rifbjerg 2015-11-06
Anmeldelse Kristeligt Dagblad Karen Dyssel 2015-11-05
Anmeldelse Politiken-Fonden Dorte Hygum Soerensen 2015-11-04
Artikel BT Jan Eriksen 2015-10-28
Artikel Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten 2015-10-18
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