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Mirror

Joachim Ladefoged, Denmark, 2009

10 min.DK/Documentary

Bodybuilding is unadulterated narcissism. The sprinter fights the clock, the weightlifter fights the barbell, but the bodybuilder has nothing but a mirror. Training schedules, strict diets, and hour upon hour in the gym are only the outward aspects of extreme discipline and an eternal struggle for the ideal physique: an ideal that most other people find absurd, but which nevertheless exerts a fascinating power, not least because most people in the western world are well aware of the search for a perfect body.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title Mirror
Danish title Mirror
Keywords Body building, Body builders, body, The
Director Joachim Ladefoged
Producer Helle Faber
Director of Photography Kasper Tuxen, Laust Trier Mørk, Niels Thastum
Editor Adam Nielsen
Sound Morten Green, Jakob Garfield
Composer Morten Green
Production country Denmark
Production companies Bastard Film
International sales Bastard Film A/S / Rosenvængets Allé 11, 1. / 2100 København Ø / t +45 3525 0025 / c +45 2092 2314 / f +45 3525 0026 / info@bastardfilm.dk / www.bastardfilm.dk
Festival information Danish Film Institute
Technical info 1,66:1 Widescreen, Black/white, Stereo
Danish festival release 12.11.2009, CPH:DOX
Danish rating Allowed for all

Companies

Production companies Bastard Film

Direction

Direction Joachim Ladefoged
Assistant director Christian Sønderby Jepsen

Production

Producer Helle Faber
Executive producer Søren Steen Jespersen

Cinematography

Cinematography Kasper Tuxen
Cinematography Laust Trier Mørk
Cinematography Niels Thastum

Editing

Editing Adam Nielsen

Music

Music Morten Green

Sound

Sound Morten Green
Sound Jakob Garfield

Festival screenings

Festival Festival date
CPH:DOX 2009-11-06
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2009-11-04
Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival 2009-10-27
London Film Festival 2009-10-14
Reykjavik Nordisk Panorama 2009-09-25
Odense Internationale Film Festival 2009-08-17
Locarno, Festival internazionale del film 2009-08-05
Guanajuato International Film Festival 2009-07-24
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