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Truth About Men

Nikolaj Arcel, Denmark, 2010

90 min.DK/Feature

»Truth about Men« is an affectionate and wickedly funny portrait of a generation of men shrinking from big commitments, yet asking the big questions about life and love.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards Materials
Original title Sandheden om mænd
Danish title Sandheden om mænd
Other titles Truth About Men
Director Nikolaj Arcel
Screenplay Nikolaj Arcel, Rasmus Heisterberg
Producer Meta Louise Foldager Sørensen, Louise Vesth
Director of Photography Rasmus Videbæk
Editor Mikkel E.G. Nielsen
Composer Asger Baden, Steen Holbek
Production designer Thomas Bremer
Casting Tanja Grunwald
Appearances Thure Lindhardt, Rosalinde Mynster, Tuva Novotny, Kim Bodnia
Production country Denmark
Production companies Zentropa Entertainments
Domestic distribution Nordisk Film Biografdistribution
International sales TrustNordisk / Filmbyen 22 / 2650 Hvidovre / t +45 3686 8788 / f +45 3677 4448 / info@trustnordisk.com / www.trustnordisk.com
Festival information Danish Film Institute
Danish theatrical release 07.10.2010
Cinemas Dagmar, Palads, Gladsaxe Bio, BioCity (Tåstrup), Park Bio, Gentofte Kino, CinemaxX, Empire, Kinopalæet (Lyngby), Falkoner samt 27 biografer i provinsen
DFI subsidy Konsulentstøtte
Danish rating Allowed for children over the age of 11

Companies

Production companies Zentropa Entertainments
With support from Det Danske Filminstitut, Film i Väst
In collaboration with DR
Domestic distribution Nordisk Film Biografdistribution

Direction

Direction Nikolaj Arcel
Casting Tanja Grunwald
Extras coordinator Anita Juel Lystbæk
Continuity Rikke Ege Høilund
Casting: children Jette Termann

Script

Screenplay Nikolaj Arcel
Screenplay Rasmus Heisterberg
Storyboard artist Anders Huulgaard
Storyline Per Nielsen

Production

Producer Meta Louise Foldager Sørensen
Producer Louise Vesth
Line producer Marianne Jul Hansen
Producer's assistant Signe Iarussi
Producer's assistant Stine Meldgaard Madsen
Production assistant Kim Arnt Torp
Production manager Hans Bülow Ungfelt
Production manager Charlotte Vinther
Production coordinator: post-production Cecilie Rui
Producer's assistant Lasse Andersen
Location manager Heine Kaarsberg
Producer's assistant Anders Wøldike Schmith
Location manager Kenneth Berg
Financing consultant Noemi Ferrer
Unit manager Niels Nørløv Hansen
Producer's assistant Katrine A. Sahlstrøm
Runner Philip Fischer
Runner Marcus Bjørn
Runner Frederik Solvig
Production coordinator: post-production Charlotte Buch
Post-production Signe Rørne
Lab coordinator Charlotte Sommer
Lab coordinator Mette Høst Hansen

Cinematography

Cinematographer Rasmus Videbæk
Clapper/loader Thue Garde Finnich
First assistant camera Daniel Parmo
Film recording Henning Lind Eriksen
Film recording coordinator Lars "Lalo" Werner
Dailies Anders Bloch-Rose
Arri recording operator Thomas Caspersen

Stills

Still photographer Signe Vilstrup
Still photographer Frederik Säll

Electrical dept.

Gaffer Jacob Østergaard
Assistant lighting technician William Villadsen
Best boy Jens Lund Larsen
Best boy Thomas Menzer

Editing

Editor Mikkel E.G. Nielsen
Assistant editor Lárus Ren Gudbjörnsson
Online Simon Lytting
Online Mikael Reidar
Trailer editor Morten Højbjerg

Music

Composer Asger Baden
Composer Steen Holbek
Composer: add. music Flemming Nordkrog
Music coordinator Mikkel Maltha
Composer: add. music Rasmus (musik) Olsen
Composer: add. music Jonas Struck

Production design

Production designer Thomas Bremer
Set dresser Karsten Noel Poulsen
Assistant set dresser Adrian Oskar Hansen

Wardrobe

Key costumer Manon Rasmussen
Costume assistant Caroline Plummer

Makeup

Makeup artist Kamilla Bjerglind
Makeup artist Henrik Torp
Makeup artist Helena Hørdum

Sound

Sound Hans Christian Kock
Sound Claus Lynge
Foley artist Martin Langenbach
Sound: post-production Hans Christian Arnt Torp

Visual effects

VFX supervisor Jeppe N. Christensen
Digital artist Thomas Hansen
Digital artist Thomas Øhlenschlæger
Grading Norman Nesbit
Technical chief Michael Dela
Online Erik Eriksson
VFX producer Morten Rasmussen
Supervisor Esben Syberg
Digital artist Cristian Predut Nita
Digital artist Sascha Haber
Digital artist Christian Baum
Digital artist Swen Spichtinger
Digital artist Mirko Hampel
Digital artist Manuel Voss
VFX coordinator Lars "Lalo" Werner
VFX coordinator Simon Lytting
Color timing Michael Nielsen
Title sequence Michael Rytz
Title sequence Anders Huulgaard

Animation

Animator Thorbjørn Christoffersen
Animator Kenneth Vandel
Animator Steffan Weber
Character design Kresten Vestbjerg Andersen
Set modelling Troels Christoffersen
Animation supervisor Trine Heidegaard

Appearance

Mads Thure Lindhardt
Julie Rosalinde Mynster
Marie Tuva Novotny
Johnny Kim Bodnia
Ulle Nicolas Bro
Louise Signe Egholm Olsen
Kunstfilmmand Jens Albinus
Godsejerens søn/Sig selv Anders W. Berthelsen
Indbrudstyv Nicolaj Kopernikus
Crime boss Peter Gantzler
Lærke, 33 år Rikke Louise Andersson
Godsejerens søns kæreste Birgitte Hjort Sørensen
Nina, date 2 Neel Rønholt
Trine Iben Dorner
Lærke, 17 år Emma Leth
Christian Dar Salim
Signe Özlem Saglanmak
Sig selv Lars Mikkelsen
Fotomodel Julie Zangenberg
Godsejer Henning Jensen
Noller/Syrling (Zekaya) Thorbjørn Christoffersen
Birthe Karen-Lise Mynster
Tv speaker Puk Scharbau
Rikke, date 3 Rikke Lylloff
Svensk onkel Sven Holm
Læge Thomas Chaanhing
Jonas Rasmus Botoft
Ulla, Julies mor Nastja Arcel
Karoline, date 1 Laura Bach
Nanja/Lucilla (Zekaya) Amalie Lindegård
Henrik, Mads' far Henrik Larsen
Ulrik Hartmann Hans Henrik Voetmann
Cillas far Mogens Holm
Ung hot pige Caroline Dahl
Peter Henning Valin Jakobsen
Frederikke Malika Ferot
Simon, Julies far Nikolaj Cederholm
Tv-forfatter 1 Roger Kormind
Cilla Malin Brolin-Tani
Mads' drømmedatter, 2 år Sianna Kjeldgaard Albright
Ung hippiepige Julie Christiansen
Mads, 6 år Lukas Emil Kreutzmann Neist
Psykolog Klaus Wegener
Cilles mor Lise Schrøder
Stillfoto pige Sørine Widecrantz
Mads, 17 år Mads Reuther
Stillfoto pige Therese Damm Grandt
Stillfoto pige Birgitte Lykke Sønderkær
Stillfoto pige Caroline Mathilde Schelde Christensen
Mads' datter, 8 år Natalie Nezer
Stillfoto pige Lin Emilie Lassen
Julies veninde Joanna Nowakowski
Stillfoto pige Angie Gabsi
Kunstfilmdanser Maynard Needham
Stillfoto pige Eva Duffy
Kunstnerfyr Jesper Züschlag
Stillfoto pige Stine Tanstrup
Stillfoto pige Nadja Weber Andersen
Flyttemand John Bratz
Thomas Morten Winther
Stillfoto pige Mie Lyborg
Maries datter Katrine Lynggaard
Stillfoto pige Sofie Amalie Frank
Pernille Sofie Kaufmanas
Stillfoto pige Pi Leth Lundvig
Stillfoto pige Christina Søndersted
Stillfoto pige Natasja Larsen
Mads, 11 år Lasse Skovmand
Kunstfilmkvinde Hannah Corine
Stillfoto pige Camilla Lønbirk
Rune, Mads og Trines søn Benjamin Brüel
Stillfoto pige Emma Roya Hoffmeyer
Tv-forfatter 2 Lars Engberg
Stillfoto pige Cecilie Kronborg Nielsen
Stillfoto pige Anna Hairapetian
Stillfoto pige Zalena Hyldgaard
Stillfoto pige Yu Yin Øgendahl Pang

Festival screenings

Festival Festival date
Lithuania Scanorama Film Forum 2011-11-10
Moscow - Royal Danish Embassy 2011-09-05
Haugesund, Den Norske Filmfestivalen 2011-08-21
München International Film Festival 2011-06-24
Edinburgh International Film Festival 2011-06-15
Buenos Aires Festival de Cine Independiente 2011-04-06
Göteborg International Film Festival 2011-01-28
Det Danske Filminstitut registrerer international festivaldeltagelse og priser til danske film, dog primært de titler, som Filminstituttet varetager i sin festivaldistribution, og primært i forbindelse med de festivaler, som Filminstituttet har prioriteret at samarbejde med. Registreringen af festivaldeltagelse og priser til danske film, der ikke er i festivaldistribution, foretages kun for "launch"-festivaler ifølge Filminstituttets prioriterede festivalliste. Se listen over prioriterede festivaler.

Reviews and articles

On the library you can find these articles and revies and other material about the film.
Type Source Author Date
Varia Ekstra Bladet Jacob Oersted 2011-08-25
Varia Berlingske Tidende Berlingske 2011-08-24
Varia Metroexpress ritzau 2011-08-24
Artikel Berlingske Tidende 2011-04-07
Interview Information Lotte Thorsen 2010-10-11
Interview Information Lotte Thorsen 2010-10-11
Interview Berlingske Tidende Tonie Yde Mørch 2010-10-10
Interview Berlingske Tidende Tonie Yde Mørch 2010-10-10
Interview Berlingske Tidende Tonie Yde Mørch 2010-10-10
Interview Berlingske Tidende Tonie Yde Mørch 2010-10-10
Interview Kristeligt Dagblad Daniel Øhrstrøm 2010-10-08
Anmeldelse Weekendavisen Bo Green Jensen 2010-10-08
Interview Weekendavisen Nikolaj Mangurten Lassen 2010-10-08
Interview Weekendavisen Nikolaj Mangurten Lassen 2010-10-08
Anmeldelse BT Jacob Wendt Jensen 2010-10-07
Interview BT Susanne Johansson 2010-10-07
Anmeldelse Berlingske Tidende Ebbe Iversen 2010-10-07
Anmeldelse Børsen Morten Dürr 2010-10-07
Anmeldelse Ekstra Bladet Henrik Queitsch 2010-10-07
Anmeldelse Information Morten Piil 2010-10-07
Interview Information Eva Novrup Redvall 2010-10-07
Interview Information Eva Novrup Redvall 2010-10-07
Anmeldelse Kristeligt Dagblad Søren Hermansen 2010-10-07
Anmeldelse Metroexpress Frederik Asschenfeldt Vandrup 2010-10-07
Interview Metroexpress Katinka Agger 2010-10-07
Anmeldelse Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Katrine Sommer Boysen 2010-10-07
Anmeldelse Politiken Kim Skotte 2010-10-07
Interview Politiken Lotte Thorsen 2010-10-07
Interview Politiken Lotte Thorsen 2010-10-07
Interview Politiken Lotte Thorsen 2010-10-07
Interview Politiken Lotte Thorsen 2010-10-07
Interview Politiken Joachim Adrian 2010-10-07
Interview Politiken Joachim Adrian 2010-10-07
Interview Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Michael Enggaard 2010-10-03
Interview Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Michael Enggaard 2010-10-03
Artikel Berlingske Tidende Ebbe Iversen 2010-09-27
Varia Politiken Lotte Thorsen 2010-09-25
Artikel Berlingske Tidende Ebbe Iversen 2010-08-02
Artikel Politiken 2009-11-11
Artikel Ekstra Bladet 2009-10-30
Artikel Børsen Susan Grønbech 2009-10-28