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The Record Breaker

Brian McGinn, Denmark, 2012

23 min.DK/Documentary

Ashrita Furman holds the official record for the most Guinness World Records by one individual. A health food store owner and devotee of meditation, Furman travels the world creating new categories for record achievement. In this fascinating documentary we meet Fuhrman, a singularly driven character, as he's about to attempt to climb Machu Picchu on stilts.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title The Record Breaker
Danish title Rekordmanden
Keywords Furman, Ashrita, Records, Guiness World of Records, USA
Director Brian McGinn
Producer Mette Heide
Director of Photography Steve Milligan
Editor Adam Nielsen
Sound Jacques Pedersen
Composer Silas Hite
Production country Denmark
Dialogue language English
Production companies Plus Pictures Aps
Finance With support from The Danish Film Institute by film commissioner Klara Grunning-Harris
International sales Plus Pictures ApS / Vester Voldgade 83, 1. / 1552 København V / t +45 3311 1210 / f +45 3311 1221 / info@pluspictures.dk / www.pluspictures.dk
Technical info 16:9, Stereo
DFI subsidy Konsulentstøtte
Danish rating Allowed for all

Companies

Production companies Plus Pictures Aps
Finance With support from The Danish Film Institute by film commissioner Klara Grunning-Harris

Direction

Direction Brian McGinn

Production

Producer Mette Heide

Cinematography

Cinematography Steve Milligan

Editing

Editor Adam Nielsen
Editing supervisor Jean Tsien

Music

Music Silas Hite

Sound

Sound designer Jacques Pedersen
Sound effect editor Hamid Hagh
Sound consultant Peter Albrechtsen

Festival screenings

Festival Festival date
Lithuania Scanorama Film Forum 2014-11-06
Leuven, Docville 2014-05-02
Durham, Full Frame 2013-04-04
Amsterdam, IDFA 2012-11-14
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