The North Star

Mikael Opstrup, Denmark, 1979


In January 1973, the assistants at the day-care institutions in Copenhagen went on strike. The NORTH STAR in Nørrebro had to close as one of the first. This was a thorn in the side of the municipal authorities as they aimed at keeping the institutions going in spite of the strike. The film tells how the parents and the employees make common cause and about life in the kindergarten.
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Original title Nordstjernen
Danish title Nordstjernen
Other titles The North Star
Director Mikael Opstrup
Director of Photography Jane Vilhelmsen
Editor Jørgen Skovsted
Sound Viggo Holm Jensen
Production country Denmark


Direction Mikael Opstrup


Cinematography Jane Vilhelmsen


Editing Jørgen Skovsted


Sound Viggo Holm Jensen

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