Esben Høilund Carlsen, Denmark, 1984

96 min.DK/Feature

Rainfox is a noble race horse with an impeccable track record. On the eve of a major race, John Ericson, the trainer, is accused of having doped the animal. At 55, Ericson is a loner, a foreigner, and he has everybody, especially the upper strata race court patrons, against him. His affair with the beautiful daughter of Rainfox''s owner complicates matter. So does a couple of murders in his vicinity.
Basic information Credits Music Materials
Original title Rainfox
Danish title Rainfox
Director Esben Høilund Carlsen
Screenplay Lars Lundholm
Producer Bo Christensen
Director of Photography Göran Nilsson
Editor Rie Wanting
Sound Michael Dela, John Nielsen, Iben Haahr Andersen
Composer Ole Kock-Hansen
Production designer Viggo Bentzon
Appearance Keve Hjelm, Solbjørg Højfeldt, Leif Sylvester Petersen, Axel Strøbye
Production country Denmark
Domestic distribution Nordisk Film
Technical info 35 mm, Widescreen, color, Sound
Danish theatrical release 26.12.1984
Cinemas Odense, Vejle, Århus, Aalborg, Palads, Næstved Bio, Hvidovre, Tivoli Bio
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Danish rating Allowed for children over the age of 12
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Production company Nordisk Film
Domestic distribution Nordisk Film


Direction Esben Høilund Carlsen
Assistant director Åke Sandgren
Continuity Karen Bentzon
Continuity assistant Linda Daae


Script Lars Lundholm
Monologues Peter Poulsen


Production Lene Nielsen
Production Gerhard Pedersen
Production Sanne Glæsel
Production Jens Arnoldus
Production Bo Christiansen
Producer Bo Christensen


Cinematography Göran Nilsson
Camera assistant Jesper Find
Cinematographer: 2. unit Tom Elling
Cinematographer: 2. unit Manuel Sellner
Cinematographer: 2. unit Björn Blixt
Cinematographer: 2. unit Jan Pehrsson
Key grip Gunner Nielsen


Still photographer Roald Pay

Electrical dept.

Electrical dept. Hasse Wahlin
Electrical dept. Michael Wils
Electrical dept. Michael Sørensen
Electrical dept. Benny Nielsen


Editing Rie Wanting
Assistant editor Sys Jondahl
Assistant editor Karen Margrethe Nielsen


Music Ole Kock-Hansen
Musician Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen
Musician Jesper Thilo
Musician Thomas Clausen
Musician Jens Winther
Musician Aage Tanggaard

Production design

Production designer Viggo Bentzon
Props Torben Bækmark Pedersen
Props Gary Møller
Props Ivar Baungaard


Wardrobe Annelise Hauberg


Makeup Bibbi Bergholdt


Sound Michael Dela
Sound John Nielsen
Sound Iben Haahr Andersen
Sound mixer Stig Sparre-Ulrich
Sound mixer Bjarne Risbjerg
Dubbing Stig Sparre-Ulrich
Dubbing Bjarne Risbjerg


Stunt Lasse Spang Olsen

Other credits

Assistant Sanni Sylvester Petersen
Assistant Jan Jung
Assistant Ruth Bull-Sarning


John Ericson Keve Hjelm
Anette Swan Solbjørg Højfeldt
Claude Leif Sylvester Petersen
Kødgrosserer Brander Axel Strøbye
Dommer Swan Ole Brandstrup
Eggers Niels Alsing
Topper Jess Ingerslev
Kriminalassistent Gertz Ole Ernst
Kriminalassistent Larsen Ingolf David
Scott John McEwan
Susanne Zetti Krarup Jensen
Pressefotograf Birger Jensen
Betjent Lars Sidenius
Betjent Søren Lænkholm
John Ericsons indre stemme Erik Wedersøe

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Rainfox [Score] 1984 Ole Kock-Hansen
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