Tom Merritt

Anders Gustafsson, Denmark, 1999

DK/Short fiction

Numerous tombs of living and fictitious inhabitants of Spoon River, a pioneer territory in Illinois, USA guide the movie, based on Edgar Lee Master's collection of poetry "Spoon River Anthology" from 1915.
The black and white visual poetry - the first of a trilogy - tells the story of Tom Merritt, a man facing the reality he thus far, merely dared witnessing.
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Original title Tom Merritt
Danish title Tom Merritt
Director Anders Gustafsson
Screenplay Anders Gustafsson
Director of Photography Lars Skree
Editor Nanna Frank
Sound Rune Palving, Rune Palving
Composer Morten Dahlsgaard
Appearance David Bateson, Diana Axelsen, Mads Mikkelsen
Production country Denmark
Dialogue language English
Production company Nikolaj Danielsen
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Production company Nikolaj Danielsen
With support from Filmværkstedet / DFI


Direction Anders Gustafsson


Script Anders Gustafsson


Cinematography Lars Skree


Electrical dept. Nicolai Munch Andersen


Editing Nanna Frank


Music Morten Dahlsgaard


Sound Rune Palving
Sound Rune Palving


Tom Merritt David Bateson
Mrs. Merritt Diana Axelsen
Elmer Karr Mads Mikkelsen

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