Tómas Gislason, Denmark, 2005

105 min.DK/Documentary

Kelly's heroes on wheels. Fiction as fact: »Overcoming« is a film that provides profound and penetrating insight into the hermetically closed world of professional cycling. With former pro rider, Tour de France winner Bjarne Riis, as our protagonist, the film follows him and his new Team CSC as they strive for the impossible: to become the world's best and win the Tour de France.
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Original title Overcoming
Danish title Overcoming
Keywords Cycling, Sport, Team CSC, Tour de France, Racing cyclist
Director Tómas Gislason
Screenplay Tómas Gislason
Director of Photography Mads Thomsen
Editor Morten Højbjerg
Sound Allan Holmberg
Appearance Bjarne Riis, Ivan Basso, Carlos Sastre, Michele Bartoli
Production country Denmark
Domestic distribution Nordisk Film
International sales TrustNordisk
Technical info 35 mm, 1,85:1 - Widescreen, color, Dolby, SRD
Danish theatrical release 10.06.2005
Cinemas Dagmar, Palads, Palads (Århus), BioCity (Odense), Empire, Kinopalæet (Lyngby), BioCity (Aalborg), BioCity (Herning)
DFI subsidy Konsulentstøtte
Danish rating Not recommended for children under 7
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Production company Nordisk Film
Domestic distribution Nordisk Film


Direction Tómas Gislason


Script Tómas Gislason


Production Stine Boe Jensen
Production Mikael Christian Rieks
Executive producer Kim Magnusson


Cinematography Mads Thomsen


Editing Morten Højbjerg


Sound Allan Holmberg


Appearance Bjarne Riis
Appearance Ivan Basso
Appearance Carlos Sastre
Appearance Michele Bartoli
Appearance Jens Voigt
Appearance Bobby Julich
Appearance Jacob Piil
Appearance Ole Kåre Føli
Appearance B.S. Christiansen

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