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While We Live

Mehdi Avaz, Denmark, 2017

98 min.DK/FeatureDrama

Inspired by true events, the film follows four people in Northern Denmark and how their fates intertwine in a tragic accident.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards Materials
Original title Mens vi lever
Danish title Mens vi lever
Other titles While We Live
Director Mehdi Avaz
Screenplay Milad Avaz
Producer Sara Victoria Bjerre Pedersen, Milad Avaz, Misam Avaz
Director of Photography Daniel Cotroneo
Editor Anders Hoffmann
Composer Bent Fabricius-Bjerre, Thomas Volmer Schulz
Appearances Sebastian Jessen, Julie Christiansen, Nicolas Bro, Charlotte Munk
Production country Denmark
Production companies Rocket Road Pictures
Domestic distribution SF Studios
International sales LevelK / Gammel Kongevej 137 B, 3. sal / 1850 Frederiksberg C / c +45 2010 8580 / tine.klint@levelk.dk / www.levelk.dk
Danish theatrical release 26.10.2017
Cinemas København: CinemaxX. Dagmar NFB. Empire. Falkoner NFB. Fields NFB.
Øvrig Sjælland: Albertslund Biograferne. Bagsværd (Gladsaxe) Bibliografen. Ballerup Baltoppen Bio 1-2. Birkerød Bio. Fakse, Kanten. Frederikssund NFB. Frederiksværk, Kosmorama. Gentofte. Gilleleje Bio. Glostrup Bio. Greve NFB, Waves. Helsingør. Herlev, Big Bio. Hillerød NFB. Holbæk. Humle Bio. Hørsholm, Trommen. Ishøj Bio. Kalundborg. Kastrup Bio. Køge NFB. Lyngby NFB. Nykøbing F. NFB. Næstved NFB. Næstved, Bio. Ringsted. Roskilde. Rødby, Lalandia. Rødovre, Atlas. Rødovre, Viften. Slagelse. Sorø, Victoria Teatret. Tisvilde Bio. Tåstrup NFB. Valby Kino. Vig Bio. Vordingborg. Værløse Bio.
Jylland: Esbjerg NFB. Fredericia. Frederikshavn. Grenå. Haderslev. Herning NFB. Hjallerup, Kinoteatret. Hjørring. Hobro, Filmteatret. Holstebro. Hornslet, Kom-bi. Horsens. Ikast Bio. Klovborg. Kolding NFB. Nykøbing Mors, Bio Mors. Randers NFB. Rødding Bio. Silkeborg. Skive. Struer. Sønderborg. Thisted. Tønder. Varde. Vejle. Viborg. Aabenraa. Aalborg NFB. Aalborg NFB, (City Syd). Aalestrup, Bio Aalestrup. Aarhus NFB. Aarhus NFB Trøjborg (Metropol). Aarhus, CinemaxX. Aarhus, Øst For Paradis.
Fyn: Kerteminde Kino. Middelfart. Nyborg Kino Vino. Odense NFB. Odense, Cafebiografen. Odense, CinemaxX. Svendborg.
Øvrig: Rønne
Comment Feature debut by Mehdi Avaz. Became a box office hit in Denmark with more than 100.000 admissions. While We Live is written by Mehdi Avaz' brother Milad.
Danish rating Allowed for children over the age of 11

Companies

Production companies Rocket Road Pictures
Domestic distribution SF Studios

Direction

Direction Mehdi Avaz
1st assistant director Asen Severinov
Continuity Christina Desirée Jensen

Script

Screenplay Milad Avaz

Production

Producer Sara Victoria Bjerre Pedersen
Producer Milad Avaz
Production manager Jannick Dalgaard
Producer Misam Avaz

Cinematography

Cinematographer Daniel Cotroneo
Camera assistant Michael Ross
2nd assistant camera Lauge Felix Black Petersen
Key grip Christopher Salas
Crane operator Rune Wedel-Heinen
DIT Casper Gaston

Electrical dept.

Gaffer Carlos Baker
Best boy Kristoffer Bruhn

Editing

Editor Anders Hoffmann
Assistant editor Richard Sitranen

Music

Composer Bent Fabricius-Bjerre
Composer Thomas Volmer Schulz

Production design

Set designer Sarah Rosenkrantz
Set dresser Anthony Pausic
Swing gang Carl Christian Helgers

Wardrobe

Costume on set Justine Morsbøl

Makeup

Makeup artist Maria Bauch Wahlin
Makeup artist Cecilie Do

Sound

Sound Lars Gonzalez
Sound Sune Kaarsberg
Sound mixer Alex Pavlovic

Special effects

SFX Helle Barslev

Appearance

Kristian Sebastian Jessen
Appearance Julie Christiansen
Peter Ilsøe Nicolas Bro
Appearance Charlotte Munk
Tobias Ilsøe Nikolaj Groth
Appearance Julie Brochorst Andersen
Sabine Marie Boda
Appearance Henrik Prip
Appearance Paw Henriksen
Anne Mia Jexen
Stine Julie R. Ølgaard

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

On the library you can find these articles and revies and other material about the film.
Type Source Author Date
Varia Berlingske Tidende Lauritzen, Kirstine Benedicta 2018-01-15
Varia Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Enggaard, Michael 2018-01-14
Artikel Information Monggaard, Christian 2017-12-29
Anmeldelse Weekendavisen Green Jensen, Bo 2017-10-27
Anmeldelse BT Lind, Michael 2017-10-26
Anmeldelse Berlingske Tidende Wendt Jensen, Jacob 2017-10-26
Anmeldelse Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Frank Rasmussen, Nanna 2017-10-26
Anmeldelse Politiken Skotte Christensen, Kim 2017-10-26
Interview Politiken Bo, Michael 2017-10-26
Artikel Ekstra Bladet Kastrup, Kim 2017-10-19
Interview Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Enggaard, Michael 2017-05-26
Artikel BT Ritzau 2017-05-25