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Suicide Tourist

Jonas Alexander Arnby, Denmark, 2019

90 min.DK/FeatureDrama

Insurance detective Max is investigating the disappearance of Arthur. The assignment takes him on a long and mysterious journey into the clandestine Aurora Hotel, a unique secretive facility that specialises in elaborate assisted suicide fantasies. While in the midst of an existential crisis, Max starts to question his own perception of reality. Is death the only way out of the hotel?
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title Selvmordsturisten
Danish title Selvmordsturisten
Other titles Suicide Tourist
Director Jonas Alexander Arnby
Screenplay Rasmus Birch
Producer Eva Jakobsen, Katrin Pors, Mikkel Jersin
Director of Photography Niels Thastum
Editor Yorgos Mavropsaridis
Sound Tormod Ringnes, Johan Rasmus Pram
Composer Mikkel Hess
Production designer Simone Grau Roney
Casting Des Hamilton
Appearances Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Tuva Novotny, Solbjørg Højfeldt, Sonja Richter
Production country Denmark, Germany, Norway, Sweden, France
Production companies Snowglobe ApS
Domestic distribution Scanbox Entertainment Danmark A/S
International sales Charades / rue Manuel 4 / 75009 Paris / c +33 6 20 36 77 72 / sales@charades.eu / www.charades.eu
Danish theatrical release 21.11.2019
Comment Second feature film by Jonas Alexander Arnby, who made his directorial debut with ’When Animals Dream’ (2014), selected for Semaine de la Critique at Cannes.
DFI subsidy Konsulentstøtte
Danish rating Allowed for children over the age of 15

Companies

Production companies Snowglobe ApS
Co-producer DCM Film, Mer Film, Charades, Film i Väst, Garagefilm International
With support from Det Danske Filminstitut, Norsk Filminstitutt, Svenska Filminstitutet, Eurimages, Creative Europe, Zefyr Media Fund, Western Norway Film Commission, Vestnorsk filmsenter, Medien Board Berlin Brandenburg, Deutscher FilmFörderfonds, Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung
In collaboration with ACE Producers, DR, SVT, ZDF/ARTE
Domestic distribution Scanbox Entertainment Danmark A/S

Direction

Direction Jonas Alexander Arnby
1st assistant director Eigil Jacobsen
Casting Des Hamilton
Continuity Silje Paulsen
2nd assistant director Martin Perez Navarro

Script

Screenplay Rasmus Birch
Storyboard Sune Elskær

Production

Producer Eva Jakobsen
Producer Katrin Pors
Producer Mikkel Jersin
Co-producer Maria Ekerhovd
Co-producer Yohann Comte
Co-producer Carole Baraton
Co-producer Pierre Mazars
Co-producer Mimmi Spång
Co-producer Rebecka Lafrenz
Co-producer Peter Possne
Co-producer Marc Schmidheiny
Co-producer Christoph Daniel
Co-producer Joel Brandeis
Co-producer Dario Suter
Associate producer Simon Ofenloch
Line producer Kir Laustsen
Post Producer Clas Hakeröd
Production manager Clara Thyssen
Producer's assistant Anna Dammegaard Søllested
Producer's assistant Kristoffer Hammer-Jakobsen
Line producer Ragna Nordhus Midtgard
Unit production manager Linda Løvheim
Unit production manager Eirik Vaage
Unit production manager Bendik Heggen Strønstad
Coordinator Vibeke Kolberg
Line producer Jan Brandt
Unit production manager Michael Belitz
Production coordinator Julie Konradsen
Location scout Christian Meinecke
Line producer Signe Höeg
Unit production manager Cecilia Svärd
Location scout Jens Lundman
Post-producton coordinator Signe Vinther
Post Producer William Schaad
Junior producer Giulia Triolo

Cinematography

Cinematographer Niels Thastum
Camera assistant Jens Patterson
Gaffer Tobias Juhl
Key grip Morten Magnussen
Key grip Jim Kolborg Nilsen
DIT Kevin Andreas Smilden
2nd assistant camera Kjetil Mathisen
Steadicam Anders Holck
Steadicam Jørgen Nordby
Steadicam Knut K. Pedersen
Drone operator Daniell Philip Ashby
Drone operator Vi Duc Truong
Gaffer Terje Røkke
Underwater cinematographer Kjetil Astrup
Camera assistant John Frimann Rasmussen
2nd assistant camera Jeppe Tang

Stills

Still photographer Eirik Evjen
Still photographer Jørgen Nordby
Still photographer Lars Olav Dybvig
Still photographer Andreas Schlieter
Poster photography Christian Geisnæs
Still photopgrapher assistant Ronni Husmand

Editing

Editor Yorgos Mavropsaridis
Assistant editor Albin Abrahamsson

Music

Composer Mikkel Hess

Production design

Production designer Simone Grau Roney
Supervising art director Cecilie Hellner
Set dresser Stine Mari Andreassen
Production design assistant Silje Aune Dammen
Set dresser Sidse Færk
Set dresser Nicola Helweg Thomasen
Set dresser: special props Hans Peter Ludvigsen
Set dresser: special props Oskar Wallroth
Art director Merete Boström
Set dresser Karl Gunnar Schmidberger Karlsen
Set dresser Alex Lopez
Set decorator Kathrine Solhoff
Set decorator Stine Aamodt
Art director Sabine Engelberg

Wardrobe

Costume designer Elsa Fischer
Costume on set Emilie Bøge Dresler
Costume on set Sofi Gregersdotter

Makeup

Makeup designer Love Larson
Makeup designer Eva von Bahr
Makeup artist Tuija Valén
Makeup artist Mattias Tobiasson

Sound

Sound designer Tormod Ringnes
Sound designer Johan Rasmus Pram
Recording engineer Jorunn Børve Eriksen
Boom operator Olav Friisberg Larsen
Sound design assistant Matias Frøystad
Consultant Espen Rønning
Dialogue editor Johan Rasmus Pram

Visual effects

Digital conform Nikolai Waldman
Digital conform Albin Abrahamsson
Colourist Lasse Marcussen
VFX supervisor Jean-Michel Boublil
VFX production manager Alice Rathert
VFX coordinator Katarzyna von Matthiessen
VFX artist Magnus Olsson
VFX artist Christian Lindholm
VFX artist Martin Malmqvist
VFX artist Agnes Asplund
Digital artist Jonas Ussing
Animator Stine Sørensen
Art work David Frost
Art work Pete Hanson
Art work Miguel Gonzalez

Stunt

Stunt coordinator Martin Zetterlund
Stunt assistant Johan Lindqvist
Stunt double Clara Thyssen
Stunt coordinator Jocke Fors
Stunt double Jonas Noldal

Appearance

Max Isaksen Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
Lærke Tuva Novotny
Karen Solbjørg Højfeldt
Alice Dinesen Sonja Richter
Ari Robert Aramayo
Frank Jan Bijvoet
Jenny Lorraine Hilton
Francois Slimane Dazi
Linda Johanna Wokalek
Mia Kaya Wilkins
Falsk mor Kate Ashfield
Arthur Dinesen Anders Mossling
Advokat Per Egil Aske
Læge Vibeke Hastrup
Lærke (uægte) Christine Albeck Børge
DIY-ansat Peder Thomas Pedersen
Sygeplejerske Mette Lysdahl

Festival screenings

Festival Festival date
Zürich Film Festival 2019-09-26
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