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Sofie

Liv Ullmann, Denmark, 1992

150 min.DK/Feature

Liv Ulmann's directorial debut also had her co-authoring the screenplay (with poet Peter Poulsen) as based on a Henri Nathansen's 1932 novel about an affluent late 19th century Jewish merchant family in Copenhagen. Ulmann focuses on strong-willed daughter Sofie's progress through life: a love affair with a gentile painter, an arranged marriage , childbirth and ever more fateful challenges.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards Materials
Original title Sofie
Danish title Sofie
Director Liv Ullmann
Screenplay Liv Ullmann, Peter Poulsen
Director of Photography Jörgen Persson
Editor Grete Møldrup
Sound Michael Dela, John Nielsen, Rock Nalle
Composer Hans-Erik Philip
Production designer Peter Høimark
Appearances Karen-Lise Mynster, Erland Josephson, Ghita Nørby, Torben Zeller
Production country Denmark, Sweden, Norway
Production companies Nordisk Film
Domestic distribution Pathé-Nordisk
International sales TrustNordisk / Filmbyen 22 / 2650 Hvidovre / t +45 3686 8788 / f +45 3677 4448 / info@trustnordisk.com / www.trustnordisk.com
Technical info 35 mm, Kodak, Sound
Danish theatrical release 25.09.1992
Cinemas Palads, Palladium, BioTrio, Lyngby Teatret, Biografen (Århus), Lido (Vejle), Fønix (Odense), Bio (Næstved), Astoria (Aalborg), Strandbio (Esbjerg)
TV release 27.03.1997, TV 2, Sendt som tv-serie i tre afsnit fra 27.3.1997 til 29.3.1997.
Danish rating Not recommended for children under 7

Companies

Production companies Nordisk Film
Domestic distribution Pathé-Nordisk

Direction

Direction Liv Ullmann
Assistant director Tom Hedegaard

Script

Script Liv Ullmann
Script Peter Poulsen

Production

Production Lars Kolvig
Production manager Sanne Arnt Torp
Unit manager Gitte Sindlev

Cinematography

Cinematography Jörgen Persson

Stills

Stills Rolf Konow

Editing

Editing Grete Møldrup

Music

Music Hans-Erik Philip

Production design

Production design Peter Høimark
Set dresser Magnus Magnusson

Wardrobe

Wardrobe Jette Termann

Sound

Sound Michael Dela
Sound John Nielsen
Sound Rock Nalle

Appearance

Sofie Karen-Lise Mynster
Semmy, Sofies far Erland Josephson
Frederikke, Sofies mor Ghita Nørby
Jonas, Sofies fætter Torben Zeller
Hans Højby, kunstmaler Jesper Christensen
Gottlieb, Jonas' bror Stig Hoffmeyer
Pulle, Sofies tante Lotte Hermann
Belse, Sofies tante Elin Reimer
Enkefru Meyer, Sofies bedstemor Elna Brodthagen
Malle, Sofies tante Lone Helmer
Frederik, Semmys bror Henning Moritzen
Aron som 18 år, Sofies søn Kasper Barfoed
Aron som 12 år, Sofies søn Jacob Allon
Aron som 7 år, Sofies søn David Naym
Aron som 3 år, Sofies søn Jonas Oddermose
Jonas' mor Kirsten Rolffes
Harry Hirsch Peter Hesse Overgaard
Fanny Philipson Sanne Grangaard
Lægen Peter Schrøder
Cohn, slagter John Hahn-Petersen
Larsen, Semmys tjener Hardy Rafn
Josephine Mari Maurstad
Rose Philipson Anne Werner Thomsen
Kelner Claus Bue
Rabiner Bent Lexner
Julius Daniel Hertz
Diana som 9 år Anna Szaff
Diana som 6 år Lea Louise Leitner
Skomager Lennart Studinski
Frk. Hjortekær Annette Lütchen-Lehn
Pianisten Johannes Våbensted

Festival screenings

Festival Festival date
San Sebastian International Film Festival 2007-09-20
Miami International Film festival 2005-02-04
Chicago International Film Festival 2004-10-07
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