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Election Night

Anders Thomas Jensen, Denmark, 1998

12 min.DK/Short fiction

Peter, a young idealist, one evening suddenly remembers that he has forgotten to give his vote. He jumps into a cab, and on his way to the polls - a race against time - he is introduced to a number of taxidrivers who all hold very strong opinions and ideologies of the human race. Peter has to face the choise whether to defend his beliefs or to get to the polls in time.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards Library
Danish title Valgaften
Other titles Litteraturens film 1, Tre Oscar-nominerede kortfilm, Election Night
Keywords ,
Director Anders Thomas Jensen
Screenplay Anders Thomas Jensen
Producer Kim Magnusson, Tivi Magnusson
Director of Photography Jens Schlosser
Editor Anders Villadsen
Sound Martin Saabye Andersen, Stig Sparre-Ulrich
Composer Jeppe Kaas
Appearances Ulrich Thomsen, Jens Jørn Spottag, Mikkel Vadsholt, Nicolas Bro
Production country Denmark
Production companies M&M Productions
Domestic distribution DFI/Distribution & Formidling
Danish rating Not recommended for children under 7

Companies

Production companies M&M Productions
Domestic distribution DFI/Distribution & Formidling

Direction

Direction Anders Thomas Jensen
Continuity Stine Monty Freddie
Continuity Louise Friedberg

Script

Script Anders Thomas Jensen

Production

Producer Kim Magnusson
Producer Tivi Magnusson
Production manager Nanna Mailand-Hansen

Cinematography

Key grip Mikael Kort Kristensen
Camera operator John Frimann Rasmussen
Cinematography Jens Schlosser

Stills

Stills Camilla Schiøler

Electrical dept.

Best boy Philippe Kress
Assistant lighting technician Jesper Westh
Electrical dept. Viggo Grumme

Editing

Editing Anders Villadsen

Music

Music Jeppe Kaas

Production design

Set dresser Sabine Hviid

Wardrobe

Wardrobe Sara Mau Jensen
Wardrobe Helle Nielsen

Makeup

Makeup Pia Nissen

Sound

Sound Jens Bønding
Sound Martin Saabye Andersen
Sound Stig Sparre-Ulrich

Special effects

Special effects Carsten Elkjær
Special effects Lars Kolding Andersen

Appearance

Peter Ulrich Thomsen
Carl Jens Jørn Spottag
Bartender Mikkel Vadsholt
Mand Nicolas Bro
Kvinde Hella Joof
Taxa-chauffør 1 Ole Thestrup
Taxa-chauffør 2 John Martinus
Taxa-chauffør 3 Farshad Kholgi
Taxa-chauffør 4 Thomas Milton Walther

Festival screenings

Festival Festival date
Winterthur Kurzfilmtage 2014-11-04
Malmö Nordisk Panorama 2014-09-19
Odense Internationale Film Festival 2012-08-20
Zagreb Film Festival 2011-10-16
Berlin Bewegliche Ziele, Interfilm Festival 2009-11-03
Asiana International Short Film Festival 2007-11-01
Taipei Film Festival 2007-06-22
Toronto World Wide Short Film Festival 2007-06-12
Goethe-Institut Washington 2006-11-14
Lithuania Scanorama Film Forum 2006-11-11
Leuven Short Film Festival 2005-12-03
Berlin Bewegliche Ziele, Interfilm Festival 2005-11-01
Bergen Nordisk Panorama 2005-09-23
Bristol Brief Encounters Short Film Festival 2004-11-17
Prague Febiofest, Int. Film, TV and Video Festival 2004-01-22
Bristol Brief Encounters Short Film Festival 2003-11-12
Aarhus Filmfestival 2003-10-22
Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia, Tokyo 2003-06-07
Moscow - Royal Danish Embassy 2003-04-05
Rom, Filmstudio 80 2003-03-28
Seattle Nordic Film Festival 2003-03-28
Curzon Soho 2002-10-01
Bratislava Art Film Festival 2002-06-21
Dresden Film Festival 2002-04-16
Vienna Nordlichter Film Festival 2001-11-29
Alcalá de Henares Festival de Cine 2001-11-09
Vilnius and Klaipeda Int. Short Film Festival 2001-09-15
Stockholm Cinemateket, Svenska Filminstitutet 2001-06-08
Los Angeles Scandinavian Film Festival ASFLA 2001-01-26
Singapore Danish Film Festival 2001-01-08
Uppsala Int. Short Film Festival 2000-10-16
Ghent Flanders Int. Film Festival 2000-10-10
Birmingham Film & TV Festival 2000-07-25
Tübingen Int. Kurzfilmfest 2000-03-22
Rouen, Fest. du Cinema Nordique 2000-03-15
Göteborg International Film Festival 2000-01-28
Stuttgart Filmwinter 2000-01-13
Filmverband Sachsen Dansk Festival 1999-11-25
International Film Festival of Wales 1999-11-19
Wiesbaden Exground Film Festival 1999-11-12
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 1999-11-04
Berlin Bewegliche Ziele, Interfilm Festival 1999-10-26
Glasgow Film Festival 1999-10-15
New York Empire State Film Festival 1999-09-14
Montecatini Film Festival 1999-07-03
Hamburg International Kurz Film Festival 1999-06-15
Düsseldorf, Medien Forum Filmkongress Festival 1999-06-14
Nordiska Reklamfilm Festivalen 1999-05-26
Oberhausen Kurzfilmtage 1999-05-04
Salerno Film Festival Shadow Line 1999-04-21
Edinburgh, Danish Film Festival 1999-02-05
Stockholm Popcorn Festival 1998-05-29
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