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The Good Traitor

Christina Rosendahl, Denmark, 2020

110 min.DK/FeatureHistorical drama

9th of April 1940 Denmark is attacked by Nazi Germany with the demand of an immediate and unconditional capitulation. After a few hours, the Danish Government surrenders and begins a cooperation with the Nazis. But on the other side of the Atlantic is the Danish ambassador in America, the daredevil and man of the world, Henrik Kauffmann who is willing to stake everything in one throw. He refuses to give in to the German demands and instead he creates a rebellious plan to defeat Hitler and give the Danish population back their freedom.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title Vores mand i Amerika
Danish title Vores mand i Amerika
Director Christina Rosendahl
Screenplay Kristian Bang Foss, Christina Rosendahl, Dunja Gry Jensen
Producer Jonas Frederiksen
Director of Photography Louise McLaughlin
Editor Janus Billeskov Jansen, Olivier Bugge Coutté
Sound Peter Albrechtsen
Composer Jonas Struck
Production designer Rie Lykke
Casting Des Hamilton, Djamila Hansen
Appearances Ulrich Thomsen, Denise Gough, Mikkel Boe Følsgaard, Zoë Tapper
Production country Denmark
Production company Nimbus Film
Domestic distribution SF Studios
International sales REinvent Studios / Wilders Plads 8 A / 1403 København K / c +45 20605062 / info@reinvent.dk / www.reinvent.dk
Danish theatrical release 13.08.2020
Cinemas København: CinemaxX. Dagmar NFB. Empire. Falkoner NFB. Fields NFB. Grand. Nordhavn, Big Bio. Palads NFB. Park Bio. Øvrig Sjælland: Albertslund Biograferne. Allerød Bio. Bagsværd (Gladsaxe) Bibliografen. Ballerup Baltoppen Bio 1-2. Birkerød Bio. Dragør Biograf. Faxe, Kanten. Frederikssund NFB. Frederikssund, Park Bio. Frederiksværk, Kosmorama. Gentofte. Gilleleje Bio. Glostrup Bio. Glumsø, Biografen. Greve NFB, Waves. Haslev Bio. Hellerup, Movie House. Helsingør. Herlev, Big Bio. Hillerød NFB. Hillerød, Café Slotsbio. Holbæk. Holte, Reprise Teatret. Humle Bio. Hvalsø Bio & Kulturhus. Hørsholm, Trommen. Ishøj Bio. Kalundborg. Kastrup Bio. Korsør Bio 1 & 2. Køge NFB. Lyngby NFB. Nykøbing F. NFB. Næstved NFB. Næstved, Bio. Ringsted, MovieHouse. Roskilde. Rødby, Lalandia. Rødovre, Atlas. Rødovre, Viften. Slagelse. Sorø, Victoria Teatret. Stege, Bio Møn. Søllested Bio. Tåstrup NFB. Valby Kino. Vig Bio. Vordingborg. Værløse Bio. Jylland: Bjerringbro Biograf. Brørup Bio. Esbjerg NFB, Broen. Fredericia. Frederikshavn. Galten, Bio Huset. Grenå. Haderslev. Hadsund Bio 1 + 2. Hammel, Fotorama. Herning NFB. Hjallerup, Kinoteatret. Hjørring. Hobro, Filmteatret. Holstebro. Hornslet, Kom-bi. Horsens. Ikast Bio. Jelling. Karup Bio. Klovborg. Kolding NFB. Kolding, Nicolai Biograf & Cafe. Lemvig, BIO-huset. Løgstør Bio. Malling Bio. Mørkøv Kino. Nykøbing Mors, Bio Mors. Odder, Biffen. Randers NFB. Ringkøbing Biograf. Ry Biograf. Rødding Bio. Silkeborg. Skanderborg, Kulturhuset. Skive. Struer. Sønderborg. Thisted. Toftlund Biograf. Tønder. Varde. Vejle. Viborg NFB. Aabenraa. Aalborg NFB. Aalborg NFB, City Syd. Aalborg, Biffen. Aalestrup, Bio Aalestrup. Aarhus NFB. Aarhus NFB Trøjborg (Metropol). Aarhus, CinemaxX. Aarhus, Øst For Paradis. Fyn: Assens Bio. Faaborg, Helios-Teatret. Kerteminde Kino. Middelfart. Nyborg Kino Vino. Odense NFB. Odense, Cafebiografen. Odense, CinemaxX. Rudkøbing, Bio Langeland. Svendborg. Øvrig: Rønne
Comment Christina Rosendahl made her feature debut with the youth film ’Triple Dare’ (2006). Other films include ’The Idealist’ (2015) and the documentary ’Violently in Love’ (2017).
DFI subsidy Konsulentstøtte
Danish rating Allowed for children over the age of 11

Companies

Production company Nimbus Film
With support from Det Danske Filminstitut, DR, Nordisk Film & TV Fond, Copenhagen Film Fund
Domestic distribution SF Studios

Direction

Direction Christina Rosendahl
Casting Des Hamilton
Casting Djamila Hansen

Script

Screenplay Kristian Bang Foss
Screenplay Christina Rosendahl
Screenplay Dunja Gry Jensen
Script consultant Bo Lidegaard

Production

Producer Jonas Frederiksen
Line producer Kim Arnt Torp
Line producer Eszter Gyárfás
Executive producer Bo Ehrhardt
Executive producer Birgitte Hald

Cinematography

Cinematographer Louise McLaughlin

Editing

Editor Janus Billeskov Jansen
Editor Olivier Bugge Coutté

Music

Composer Jonas Struck

Production design

Production designer Rie Lykke

Wardrobe

Costume designer Edit Szücs

Makeup

Makeup artist Szandra Gerö

Sound

Sound designer Peter Albrechtsen

Voice

Sygeplejerske Vibeke Hastrup

Appearance

Henrik Kauffmann Ulrich Thomsen
Charlotte Denise Gough
Povl Bang-Jensen Mikkel Boe Følsgaard
Zilla Zoë Tapper
Berle Burn Gorman
Franklin D. Roosevelt Henry Goodman
Einar Blechingberg Esben Dalgaard
Mason Ross McCall
Poppin Pixie Davies
Tilda Amber Fernée
Lisa Rosemary Aburrow
Svenningsen Søren Sætter-Lassen
Winston Churchill Nicholas Blane
Lauring Miri-Ann Beuschel
Arno Henrik Noél
Statsminister Buhl Hans Henrik Clemensen
Nate Porter Nathan Meister
Telefonomstilling Rhea Leman

Festival screenings

Festival Festival date
Haugesund, Den Norske Filmfestivalen 2020-08-14
Göteborg International Film Festival 2020-01-24
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