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The Substitute

Ole Bornedal, Denmark, 2007

93 min.DK/Feature

6th Grade gets a new substitute teacher. She wants to train the class for an international competition in Paris. But something isn't right. How is she able read kids' minds? Why is she so mean? And how does she manage to convince everyone's parents she is so great when the whole class knows she is really an alien?
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards Materials
Original title Vikaren
Danish title Vikaren
Other titles Danish Films for children - selection, The Substitute
Director Ole Bornedal
Screenplay Ole Bornedal, Henrik Prip
Producer Michael Obel
Director of Photography Dan Laustsen
Editor Thomas Krag
Sound Nino Jacobsen
Composer Marco Beltrami
Production designer Marie í Dali
Appearances Paprika Steen, Jonas Wandschneider, Ulrich Thomsen, Olivia Stenderup Garre
Production country Denmark
Production companies Thura Film
Domestic distribution All Right Film, Filmcompagniet - SF Film, Warner og Twentieth Century Fox
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
Technical info 2541 meter, 35 mm, 2,35:1 Scope, color, Dolby, SRD
Danish theatrical release 15.06.2007
Cinemas Palads, Albertslund Biograferne, Gladsaxe Bio, BioCity (Tåstrup), Baltoppen Bio 1-2, Gentofte Kino, Bio Værløse, CinemaxX, Kinopalæet (Lyngby), Falkoner samt 51 biografer i provinsen
DFI subsidy Konsulentstøtte
Danish rating Allowed for children over the age of 11

Companies

Production companies Thura Film
Domestic distribution All Right Film, Filmcompagniet - SF Film, Warner og Twentieth Century Fox

Direction

Direction Ole Bornedal
Assistant director Eigil Jacobsen
Extras coordinator Henrik Bergqvist

Script

Script Ole Bornedal
Script Henrik Prip

Production

Producer Michael Obel
Production coordinator: post-production Tina Dradrach
Technical coodinator: post-production Liv Lynge
Location scout Mads Kjær Christoffersen

Cinematography

Cinematography Dan Laustsen
Clapper/loader Christopher Bonnor
Clapper/loader Katrín Björk Sævarsdóttir
Camera assistant Jesper Find
Cinematographer: 2. unit Ian Hansen
Steadicam operator Karsten Jacobsen
Key grip: 2. unit Jimmy Leavens

Stills

Stills Erik Aavatsmark

Electrical dept.

Gaffer Thomas Bekker

Editing

Editing Thomas Krag
Assistant editor Henrik Bloch-Hansen

Music

Composer Marco Beltrami
Music editor Thomas Lester
Music technician Peter Juul Kristensen
Music mixer Peter Juul Kristensen

Production design

Production design Marie í Dali
Set dresser Thomas Greve

Wardrobe

Dresser Magnus Kasting

Sound

Sound Nino Jacobsen
Sound Roar Skau Olsen

Voice

Fortæller Holger Juul Hansen

Visual effects

VFX supervisor Daniel Silwerfeldt
Digital compositing Sam Bassett
Digital compositing Lars Brok
Color timing Michael Frank Nielsen
Digital compositing Troels Hoe
Digital compositing Michael Holm
Digital compositing Patrick O'Casey
Digital compositing Daniel Thuresson
3D artist Kasper Jansen

Animation

Animator James Hunt
Animator Morten Kjær Jensen

Appearance

Ulla Harms Paprika Steen
Carl Jonas Wandschneider
Carls far Jesper Ulrich Thomsen
Carls lillesøster Sofie Olivia Stenderup Garre
Rikke Emma Juel Justesen
Rikkes mor Maria Sonja Richter
Psykologen Claus Henrik Prip
Udenrigsministeren Ulf Pilgaard
Albert Jakob Fals Nygaard
Lotte Mollie Maria Gilmartin
Phillip Nikolaj Falkenberg-Klok
Camilla Josephine Wormslew Gents
Laura Emma Claudia Søndergaard
Tobias Andreas Gram Nielsen
Malthe Mathias Peter Kjær
Skoleinspektør Maele Peter Hesse Overgaard
Carls mor Sofie Gråbøl
Philips mor Cecilia Zwick Nash
Alberts far Lars Bom
Lottes mor Joy-Maria Frederiksen
Philips far Niels Anders Thorn
Alberts mor Vibeke Hastrup
Lottes far Jørgen Bing
Camillas mor Mette Kolding
Camillas far Peter Oliver Hansen
Tobias' mor Helle Dolleris
Tobias' far Peter Aude
Hønsefarmeren Hans Holtegaard
Klasseelev #1 Signe Kjærgaard Jensen
Klasseelev #2 Gaia Sien Christoffersen
Klasseelev #3 Sarah Charlotte Bjørn
Klasseelev #4 Nikita Beensimon Rossing
Klasseelev #5 Pernille Holt
Klasseelev #6 Andreas Buchtrup Andersen
Klasseelev #7 Oskar Emil Prip
Klasseelev #8 Gustav Meiling
Klasseelev #9 Thomas Bugge Visholm
Klasseelev #10 Malthe Frøkjær-Rubbås
Klasseelev #11 Benjamin Arnfred Thorup
Signes far Michael Larsen
Rektor Dave Mallow
Politimand Lars Mogelberg
Kurt Strand Kurt Strand

Awards and nominations

Award Year Festival
Best Children Film 2008 Zlin Int. Film Festival for Children & Youth 2008
Acknowledgement 2008 Zlin Int. Film Festival for Children & Youth 2008
Acknowledgement 2008 Zlin Int. Film Festival for Children & Youth 2008
Audience Award 2008 TIFF Kids 2008
Speciel Mention 2008 Brussels Int. Filmfestival of Fantasy,Thriller & Science Fiction Films 2008
Children's Jury's 1st Prize 2007 Oulu Int. Children's Film Festival 2007
Label Regards Jeune 2007 Malmö, BUFF 2007
Int. Church Prize 2007 Malmö, BUFF 2007

Festival screenings

Festival Festival date
Toronto International Film Festival 2010-10-26
Rio de Janeiro Film Festival 2010-09-23
Shanghai International Film Festival 2010-06-12
Discovery - Scotland's Int. Film Fest for Children & Young People 2008-10-21
Rio de Janeiro Film Festival 2008-09-25
Austin Fantastic Fest 2008-09-18
Melbourne Film Festival 2008-07-25
Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival 2008-07-18
Montreal Fantasia Int Film Festival 2008-07-03
Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival 2008-07-01
Zlin Int. Film Festival for Children & Youth 2008-06-01
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 2008-04-22
TIFF Kids 2008-04-11
Brussels Int. Filmfestival of Fantasy,Thriller & Science Fiction Films 2008-03-27
Poznan Ale Kino! International Children's Film Festival 2007-12-07
Athens Olympia Int. Film Festival For Children and Young People 2007-12-01
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2007-11-30
Oulu Int. Children's Film Festival 2007-11-19
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2007-10-31
Hamptons Film Festival 2007-10-17
London Film Festival 2007-10-17
Amsterdam Cinekid 2007-10-14
Toronto International Film Festival 2007-09-06
Giffoni Film Festival 2007-07-12
Malmö, BUFF 2007-03-13
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Reviews and articles

On the library you can find these articles and revies and other material about the film.
Type Source Author Date
Artikel Berlingske Tidende 2009-01-15
Varia Børsen svh 2008-09-24
Artikel BT Susanne Johansson 2008-02-02
Artikel Kristeligt Dagblad 2007-08-03
Artikel Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Michael Enggaard 2007-07-26
Artikel BT Susanne Johanson 2007-07-25
Artikel Børsen ritzau 2007-07-25
Artikel Ekstra Bladet kk 2007-07-25
Anmeldelse Information Christian Monggaard 2007-06-15
Anmeldelse Metroexpress Soeren Langelund 2007-06-15
Anmeldelse Politiken Kim Skotte 2007-06-15
Anmeldelse Weekendavisen Bo Green Jensen 2007-06-15
Anmeldelse BT Morten DurrJensen 2007-06-15
Anmeldelse Ekstra Bladet Niels Lind Larsen 2007-06-15
Anmeldelse Kristeligt Dagblad Rikke Rottensten 2007-06-15
Anmeldelse Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Katrine Sommer Boysen 2007-06-15
Artikel Børsen Morten Durr 2007-05-31
Artikel Ekstra Bladet Kim Kastrup 2007-05-19
Artikel Urban 2007-03-20
Artikel Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Morgenavisen JyllandsPosten 2007-03-20
Artikel Metroexpress metroxpress 2007-03-19
Artikel Information Christian Monggaard 2006-12-30
Artikel Information Christian Monggaard 2006-12-30
Artikel Berlingske Tidende Susanne Johansson 2005-10-21
Artikel Berlingske Tidende Susanne Johansson 2005-10-21
Artikel Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Casper Svoldgaard 2005-10-03
Artikel BT Susanne Johansson 2005-09-29
Artikel BT Susanne Johansson 2005-06-22
Artikel Berlingske Tidende Jesper Eising 2005-05-18
Artikel Urban ritzau 2005-05-17