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Pistol

Andreas Thaulow, Denmark, 2016

5 min.DK/Short fiction

For a young boy, a toy gun may be the most exciting thing in the world. But what if the gun was real? Would he really understand the difference? 'Pistol' is a dark humor shortfilm about children’s fantasies about weapons and violence that gets tangled up with real world violence.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title Pistol
Danish title Pistol
Other titles Pistol
Keywords War, Imagination, Firearms, Crime, Drama
Director Andreas Thaulow
Screenplay Malene Rykær
Producer Camilla Hagen Albrechtsen
Director of Photography Sturla Brandth Grøvlen
Editor Freddie Smith
Sound Sune Kaarsberg, Kjetil Mørk
Composer Jacob David Techow, Thomas Haar
Production designer Louise Rathje
Casting Lena Paaske
Appearances Bilal Mahdaoui, Ernesto Piga Carbone, Morten Hee Andersen, Hakeem Hamil Ali
Production country Denmark
Production companies Shoot The Parrot, Pocket Square Pictures
Domestic distribution Det Danske Filminstitut
Online release 07.02.2018,
Danish rating Allowed for children over the age of 11

Companies

Production companies Shoot The Parrot, Pocket Square Pictures
With support from Filmværkstedet / DFI
Domestic distribution Det Danske Filminstitut

Direction

Direction Andreas Thaulow
Casting Lena Paaske
Consultant Birgitte Skov

Script

Screenplay Malene Rykær

Production

Producer Camilla Hagen Albrechtsen
Unit manager Emil Dam Seidel
Production assistant Péter Becz

Cinematography

Cinematographer Sturla Brandth Grøvlen
First assistant camera Kasper Bundvad
Key grip Mikael Kort

Electrical dept.

Best boy Morten Jensen
Best boy Sebastian Lyding

Editing

Editor Freddie Smith
Assistant editor Mads Jøns Frausig

Music

Composer Jacob David Techow
Composer Thomas Haar

Production design

Production designer Louise Rathje

Makeup

Makeup artist Eva Fanta Traore
Makeup artist Mine Neuman

Sound

Sound designer Sune Kaarsberg
Sound engineer Kjetil Mørk

Visual effects

Compositing Martin Fink-Jensen
Digital colorist Anders Vadgaard Christensen
Title design David B. Earle

Appearance

Bilal Bilal Mahdaoui
Far Ernesto Piga Carbone
Røver Morten Hee Andersen
Dreng Hakeem Hamil Ali

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