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The Kingdom

Lars von Trier, Morten Arnfred, Denmark, 1994

269 min.DK/Feature

The director darling of European auteur filmmaking, Lars von Trier, dazzles you with tongue-in-cheek comedy horror as he explores manners and morals among patients and staffers at a gigantic modern hospital.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards Materials
Original title Riget
Danish title Riget
Other titles The Kingdom
Director Lars von Trier, Morten Arnfred
Screenplay Lars von Trier, Niels Vørsel, Tómas Gislason, Lars von Trier
Director of Photography Eric Kress
Editor Jacob Thuesen, Molly Malene Stensgaard
Sound Peter Hansen
Composer Joachim Holbek
Production designer Jette Lehmann
Appearances Ernst-Hugo Järegård, Kirsten Rolffes, Holger Juul Hansen, Søren Pilmark
Production country Denmark, Sweden, Germany
Production companies Zentropa Entertainments
International sales Danmarks Radio/TV / 000 København
Technical info 7360 meter, 35 mm, 1,85:1 - Widescreen, Kodak, Dolby SR
TV release 24.11.1994, DR, Tv-udgaven sendt i fire afsnit fra 24/11/1994 til 15/12/1994.
Danish theatrical release 16.12.1994
Cinemas Grand Biografversionens verdenspremiere 06/09/1994 i Venedig.
Biografversionens svenske premiere 10/02/1995.
Biografversionens tyske premiere 15/06/1995.
Danish rating Allowed for children over the age of 15

Companies

Production companies Zentropa Entertainments

Direction

Direction Lars von Trier
Direction Morten Arnfred

Script

Script Lars von Trier
Script Niels Vørsel
Screenplay Tómas Gislason
Screenplay Lars von Trier

Production

Production Ole Reim
Production manager Bo Lindquist

Cinematography

Cinematography Eric Kress
Cinematographer Erik That-Jantzen
Cinematographer Ole Pedersen

Editing

Editing Jacob Thuesen
Editing Molly Malene Stensgaard

Music

Music Joachim Holbek

Production design

Production design Jette Lehmann
Set manager Jens Nissen
Set dresser Torben Bækmark Pedersen
Set dresser Jan Iversen

Wardrobe

Wardrobe Annelise Bailey

Makeup

Masks Birthe Lyngsøe
Masks Lis Olsson

Sound

Sound Peter Hansen

Special effects

Special effects Niels Skovgaard
Special effects Niels Fly

Voice

Telefonstemme Benny Hansen
Stemme 2. opvasker Ruth Junker
Stemme 1. opvasker Peter Gilsfort
Speak Ulrik Cold
Stemme Aage Krüger Erik Wedersøe

Appearance

Stig G. Helmer Ernst-Hugo Järegård
Sigrid Drusse Kirsten Rolffes
Einar Moesgaard Holger Juul Hansen
Jørgen Krogshøj, kaldet "Krogen" Søren Pilmark
Rigmor Mortensen Ghita Nørby
Harly "Bulder" Drusse Jens Okking
Portør Hansen Otto Brandenburg
Mary Annevig Schelde Ebbe
Palle Bondo Baard Owe
Judith Bang Birgitte Raaberg
Mogens Moesgaard, kaldet "Mogge" Peter Mygind
Opvasker 2 Vita Jensen
Opvasker 1 Morten Rolne Leffers
Camilla Solbjørg Højfeldt
Aage Krüger Udo Kier
Hospitalsdirektør Henning Jensen
Mand med høj hat Søren Elung Jensen
Dr. Steenbæk Paul Hüttel
Prof. Ulrich Holger Perfort
1. reservelæge Benny Poulsen
Gynækolog Lene Vasegaard
Sanne Louise Fribo
Natsygeplejerske Bente Eskesen
2. sygeplejerske Lise Schrøder
Christian Ole Boisen
Elev/ung studerende Tomas Stender
Fyr fra Haiti Michael Simpson
Laborant Gordon Kennedy
Præsten Nis Bank-Mikkelsen
Ung mand Søren Lenander
Sundhedsminister Lars Lunøe
Mary's mor Lea Risum Brøgger
Mona Laura Christensen
Gammel dame Else Petersen
Appearance Müslie
CT scanningslæge Henrik Koefoed
Skadestuelæge Klaus Wegener
Ørelæge Michael Moritzen
Børnesygeplejerske Julie Wieth
Sygeplejerske Annette Kettscher
1.sygeplejerske Birte Tove
Ung sygeplejerske Mette Marckmann
Sygehjælper Søren Hauch-Fausbøll
Portør Søren Steen
Chef for vagtcentral Dick Kaysø
Madsen Finn Nielsen
Jensen Claus Nissen
Rengøringsdame Gunnvør Nolsøe
Monas mor Mette Munk Plum
Frk. Krüger Solveig Sundborg
Fru Mogensen Helle Virkner
Hypnosepatient Claus Strandberg
Fru Zakariasen Tove Maës
Zakariasens søn Kurt Ravn
Svend Hamann Svend Ali Hamann
Mekaniker Morten Eisner
Lars von Trier Lars von Trier

Awards and nominations

Award Year Festival
Best Director 1995 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 1995
Best Male Actor 1995 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 1995
Most Popular Film 1995 Seattle International Film Festival 1995

Festival screenings

Festival Festival date
Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival 2016-07-21
Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival 2013-07-18
Transilvania International Film Festival 2006-06-02
Istanbul Int. Film Festival 1998-04-18
Sao Paulo Int. Film Festival 1997-10-17
Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival 1997-08-29
Valladolid International Film Festival 1995-10-20
Haifa International Film Festival 1995-10-09
Warsaw International Film Festival 1995-10-06
Helsinki Film Festival - Love & Anarchy 1995-09-22
Tokyo International Film Festival 1995-09-22
Moscow Int. Film Festival 1995-07-17
Wellington - New Zealand Film Festival 1995-07-07
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 1995-06-30
Sydney Film Festival 1995-06-09
Melbourne Film Festival 1995-06-08
Seattle International Film Festival 1995-05-19
Cannes, Festival de 1995-05-17
San Francisco Int. Film Festival 1995-04-20
Berlinale 1995-02-09
Göteborg International Film Festival 1995-02-03
Rotterdam, International Film Festival 1995-01-25
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 1994-11-03
Sao Paulo Int. Film Festival 1994-10-21
Vienna Film Festival, Viennale 1994-10-01
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