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The Miracle

Simon Staho, Denmark, 2014

90 min.DramaDK/Feature

A former dancer returns for the first time in years to his childhood village to attend his mother's funeral. He discovers that the love of his youth still lives there, trapped in an unhappy marriage with the town priest. The dancer and his former lover secretly resume their liaison and slowly rekindle their old love.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards Library
Danish title Miraklet
Other titles The Miracle
Director Simon Staho
Screenplay Simon Staho, Peter Birro
Producer Jonas Frederiksen
Director of Photography Sebastian Winterø
Casting Rie Hedegaard
Appearances Peter Plaugborg, Sonja Richter, Ulrich Thomsen, William Lønstrup
Production country Denmark,Ireland
Dialogue language Danish
Production companies Zentropa Entertainments30
Domestic distribution SF Film A/S
International sale TrustNordisk / Filmbyen 22 / 2650 Hvidovre / t +45 3686 8788 / f +45 3677 4448 / info@trustnordisk.com / www.trustnordisk.com
Danish theatrical release 05.06.2014
Cinemas Dagmar, Grand, Øst for Paradis (Århus), BioCity (Odense), Kinopalæet (Lyngby), Metropol (Århus)
DFI subsidy Konsulentstøtte
Danish rating Allowed for children over the age of 11

Companies

Production companies Zentropa Entertainments30
Co-producer XX Film Aps, Subotica Entertainment, Film i Väst, Sveriges Television
With support from Det Danske Filminstitut, DR, Nordisk Film & TV Fond, The Irish Film Board
Domestic distribution SF Film A/S

Direction

Direction Simon Staho
Casting Rie Hedegaard
Casting: extras Claudine O'Meara
Children's coach Martin Hylander
Continuity Lærke Sigfred Pedersen
2nd assistant director Hannah Quinn

Script

Screenplay Simon Staho
Screenplay Peter Birro

Production

Producer Jonas Frederiksen
Co-producer Tristan Orpen Lynch
Post Producer Anne Katrine Andersen
Executive producer Peter Aalbæk Jensen
Executive producer Peter Garde
Co-producer Tristan Orpen Lynch
Co-producer Aoife O'Sullivan
Co-producer Jessica Ask
Co-producer Gunnar Carlsson
Unit manager Antony Castle
Production director Susan McNamara
Location manager Eoin Holohan
Line producer Mouns Overgaard
Line producer Signe Leick Jensen
Line producer Mary Alleguen
Production coordinator Rachel Smith
Production assistant Sinead Barry
Production assistant Elaine Dyke
Technical advisor Lars Dela
Technical advisor Lalo
Technical advisor Simon Lytting

Cinematography

Director of Photography Sebastian Winterø
Focus puller Philip McKeon
Focus puller Shane Deasy
Best boy grip John Connon
Video assistant Noelia Luque
Video assistant Aislinn McDonald
DIT Peter Delaney
Arri recording operator Henning Lind Eriksen

Stills

Still photographer Patrick Redmond

Electrical dept.

Gaffer John Martin O'Flatharta
Best boy Stephen Doyle
Best boy Graeme Haughton
Best boy Damian Heffernan
Best boy Steve McCarthy
Best boy Michael O'Mogain

Editing

Editor Kasper Leick
B-editor Henrik Vincent Thiesen
Assistant editor Lárus Ren Gudbjörnsson

Music

Music clearing Mikkel Maltha

Production design

Production designer Fiona Daly
Property master Dave Peters
Set decorator Dermot Blighe
Set decorator Tony Boston
Set decorator Simon Boyd
Set decorator Eoin Lewis
Set decorator William Logan
Set decorator Sheelagh Power
Set dresser Jesper Lorents
Set dresser Tine Hieronymus Nielsen

Wardrobe

Key costumer Kathy Strachan
Costume on set Liz Treacy
Costume assistant Karen Rigg

Makeup

Makeup artist Bjørg Serup
Makeup assistant Deirdre Fitzgerald
Hair and makeup artist Lorraine Brennan
Hair and makeup artist Maureen Smith
Hair and makeup artist James Synott
Hair and makeup artist Aoife Maher

Sound

Sound designer Rune Palving
Sound designer Hans Møller
Sound recordist Jakob Garfield
Boom operator Andrew Felton
Sound assistant Peter Walker
B-sound engineer: mix Hans Møller
Foley artist Torben Greve

Special effects

SFX coordinator Kevin Byrne
SFX technician Kevin Nolan
SFX technician Gerry Farrell

Visual effects

VFX supervisor Peter Hjorth
Digital colorist Peter Hjorth
Graphic design Rasmus Lange

Stunt

Stunt coordinator Donal O'Farrell
Stunt coordinator Stephen Carroll
Stunt driver Dave Beakhurst

Choreography

Choreographer Niclas Bendixen

Appearance

Erik Peter Plaugborg
Johanna Sonja Richter
Jakob Ulrich Thomsen
Appearance William Lønstrup
Ung Johanna Emma Sehested Høeg
Ung Jakob Allan Hyde
Jakobs mor Dorte Højsted
Kirkegænger Marie-Louise Coninck
Kirkegænger Jytte Kjøbek
Kirkegænger Bjarne G. Nielsen
Kirkegænger Kaj Pedersen
Kirkegænger Peter Seligmann
Kirkegænger Søren Thomsen
Peter Rasmus Lander
Peters dansepartner Marie Rasmussen

Awards and nominations

Award Year Festival
Best Actor 2013 Montreal World Film Festival 2013

Festival screenings

Festival Festival date
Moscow - Royal Danish Embassy 2015-04-15
Lithuania Scanorama Film Forum 2014-11-06
Sao Paulo Int. Film Festival 2014-10-16
Transilvania International Film Festival 2014-05-30
Chicago International Film Festival 2013-10-10
Montreal World Film Festival 2013-08-22
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
Interview Ekstra Bladet Kim Kastrup 2014-06-07
Anmeldelse BT Niels Lind Larsen 2014-06-05
Anmeldelse Berlingske Tidende Louise Kidde Sauntved 2014-06-05
Anmeldelse Ekstra Bladet Jacob Oersted 2014-06-05
Anmeldelse Information Ralf Christensen 2014-06-05
Anmeldelse Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Katrine Sommer Boysen 2014-06-05
Anmeldelse Politiken Sophie Engberg Sonne 2014-06-05
Artikel BT Soeren Hoey 2014-06-05
Anmeldelse Kristeligt Dagblad Soeren Hermansen 2014-06-04
Artikel Politiken 2013-08-09
Artikel Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Michael Enggaard 2013-07-16
Artikel Politiken Lotte Thorsen 2011-03-25
Artikel Ekstra Bladet Jacob Oersted 2011-03-24
Artikel Berlingske Tidende Ritzau 2011-03-21
Artikel Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Ritzau 2011-03-19
Artikel Metroexpress Ritzau 2011-03-18