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The bouncer

Jesper W. Nielsen, Denmark, 2003

92 min.DK/Feature

A story about jealousy and forgiveness, the story of Svend who keeps his word and takes his dad on one last motorbike ride. Svend works as a bouncer and bartender at the local nightclub. He has an incredibly jealous disposition, something his girlfriend Lizzie has just about had enough of. Svend realizes that he is acting the way his dad taught him. If he and Lizzie are to have a chance, he must learn the ultimate in forgiveness.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards Materials
Original title Manden bag døren
Danish title Manden bag døren
Other titles The bouncer
Director Jesper W. Nielsen
Screenplay Anker Li, Jesper W. Nielsen
Producer Peter Bech
Director of Photography Erik Zappon
Editor Morten Giese
Sound Morten Degnbol
Composer Halfdan E.
Production designer Rasmus Balslev-Olesen
Casting Anja Philip
Appearances Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Iben Hjejle, Per Oscarsson, Rita Angela
Production country Denmark, Sweden
Production companies Angel Productions
Domestic distribution Angel Films
International sales Angel Films A/S / Blomstervænget 52 / 2800 Kgs. Lyngby / t +45 7070 2270 / c 2062 7764 / f +45 7070 2271 / info@angelfilms.dk / www.angelfilms.dk
Festival information Danish Film Institute
Technical info 35 mm, 1,85:1 - Widescreen, color, Dolby digital stereo
Danish festival release 14.08.2003, Dagmar, vist i konkurrence under Copenhagen International Film Festival 2003
Danish theatrical release 15.08.2003
Cinemas Dagmar, Palladium, Albertslund Biograferne, Gladsaxe Bio, Værløse Bio, BioCity (Tåstrup), Kastrup Bio, Baltoppen Bio 1-2, Gentofte Kino, CinemaxX, Empire, Kinopalæet (Lyngby) samt 28 biografer i provinsen
DFI subsidy Konsulentstøtte
Danish rating Allowed for children over the age of 15

Companies

Production companies Angel Productions
Domestic distribution Angel Films

Direction

Direction Jesper W. Nielsen
Assistant director Eigil Jacobsen
Continuity Annemarie Aaes
Casting Anja Philip
Extras coordinator Ida Harder

Script

Script Anker Li
Script Jesper W. Nielsen

Production

Executive producer Mogens Glad
Executive producer Poul Erik Lindeborg
Line producer Christian E. Christiansen
Line producer Tina Winholt
Consulting producer Per Nielsen
Production coordinator Søren Engberg
Production assistant Niels Lundvang
Location manager Lars Valentin
Location scout Uffe Truust
Location scout Vilhelm Iversen
Post-production Karin Trolle
Producer Peter Bech

Cinematography

Cinematography Erik Zappon
First assistant camera Philip Forbes
First assistant camera: 2. unit Daniel Parmo
Steadicam operator Mike Tiverios
Clapper/loader Mads Keller
Clapper/loader Linda Laage S. Olsen
Key grip Mikael Kort Kristensen
Best boy grip Andreas Balslev-Olesen

Stills

Still photographer Per Arnesen
Still photographer Thomas Petri
Still photographer Peter Bech

Electrical dept.

Gaffer Aslak Lytthans
Best boy Sune Lolk
Assistant lighting technician Jonathan Rasmussen
Assistant lighting technician Alex Almbjerg

Editing

Editing Morten Giese
Assistant editor Anders Vadgaard Christensen
Assistant editor Mikael Kloster Ebbesen
Editing supervisor Janus Billeskov Jansen
Trailer editor Jacob Thuesen
Trailer editor Nicolaj Monberg

Music

Music Halfdan E.

Production design

Production designer Rasmus Balslev-Olesen
Property master Torben Stig Nielsen
Set decorator Morten Ploug
Art department runner Mikkel Gaardmann Zäll
Assistant production designer Nicoline Refsing

Wardrobe

Key costumer Ingrid Søe
Costume on set Anne-Dorthe Eskildsen

Makeup

Makeup Louise Hauberg Nielsen
SFX makeup Morten Jacobsen
Makeup assistant Dorte Jacobsen
Makeup assistant Marianne Ortmann

Sound

Sound engineer: post-production Per Streit
Sound engineer Morten Degnbol
B-sound designer Lars Lund
Sound engineer: add. shooting Christian H. Lund
B-sound engineer: add. shooting Kasper Munck-Hansen
B-sound designer: post-production Anne Jensen
Foley artist Asser Borgen
Foley artist Julien Naudin

Visual effects

Title sequence Paul Wilson
Title design Paul Wilson

Stunt

Stunt coordinator Dennis Albrechtsen
Stunt coordinator Stig Günther

Animation

Animation Tina Beth Jensen

Other credits

Diver Søren Tabur
Diver Jørgen Videbæk

Appearance

Svend Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
Lizzie Iben Hjejle
Karl Per Oscarsson
Esther Rita Angela
Torben Lars Hjortshøj
Bølle Jens Arentzen
Sygeplejerske Christine Albeck
Russer Henrik Noél Olesen
Pede Mikkel Vadsholt
Gunnar Jesper Vigant
Jytte Margrethe Koytu
Bente Trine Appel
Veninde Tanja Hoffmeyer
Læge Christian Mosbæk
Sygeplejerske på skadestue Anne-Dorte Krog
Portør Frank Thiel
Portør Finn Nielsen
Dommer Lene Tiemroth
Kriminalassistent Steen Stig Lommer
Politibetjent 2 Jens Blegaa
Bartender på Louis vinstue Bent Conradi
Havnekaj Peter Dam-Ottesen
Blondine Laura Christensen
Ny dørmand David Rousing
Gæst 2 Søren Thomsen

Festival screenings

Festival Festival date
Göteborg International Film Festival 2004-01-23
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2003-11-22
Hamburg FilmFest GmbH 2003-09-19
Haugesund, Den Norske Filmfestivalen 2003-08-17
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