DFI Co-productions in 2013
In 2013, the Danish Film Institute supported a number of co-productions. Here is an overview of the movies to look forward to:
The boy with the gold pants
“The boy with the gold pants” is a Swedish children’s film of Emma Lemhagen based on Max Lundgren’s history. The boy Mats find one day a few magic pants whose pockets provides access to unprecedented amounts of money. It tempts him to wish all his dreams fulfilled, but it also gives him trouble in a row.
Kurt Ravn plays the villain William Otto, who gets wind of his pants, and other Danish forces on the film include lighting champion Jacob Marlow and Nikolaj Scherfig as a script consultant. The film is co-produced by Rasmus Thorsen for Cosmo Films and post production takes place in Denmark.
The film has received 1.45 million. lion in koproduktionsstøtte from the Danish Film Institute.
The golden horse
“The Golden Horse” is a Latvian animation by Reinis Kalnaellis and Valentas Askinis co-produced by Sarita Christensen Copenhagen-Bombay. The story of a peasant lad who fight against the evil witch to bring the good and the light back, originally written in 1909 by Rainis, a Latvian revolutionary idealist. The film is created in classic hand-drawn 2D animation, and part of the coloring and compositing is done in Denmark.
The film has received 1.5 million. lion in koproduktionsstøtte from the Danish Film Institute.
The serious gamers
In the early 1900s Stockholm meetings Arvid, a young reviewer, Lydia, who is the daughter of a poor artist. Because of society’s norms, they can not get together, but when they meet later in life, the attraction intact.
The screenplay is by Lone Scherfig and based on Hjalmar Söderberg’s famous novel from 1912. In the director’s chair sits Pernilla August.
The film goes first in shooting in early 2015.
The film has received 2.4 million. lion in koproduktionsstøtte from the Danish Film Institute.
The white people
Victoria is the leader of a closed institution called the period of detention.Under police escort arrives woman Alex, who had to leave her daughter, and is determined to escape from the institution. This is the beginning of manipulation, power plays and secrets.
The film’s Swedish director Lisa Aschan was educated at the Danish Film School. Linda Wassberg is a photographer and Åsa Mossberg rocks. Jesper Morthorst produces the SF Film. Mix clip and post production takes place in Denmark.
The film has received 1.4 million. lion in koproduktionsstøtte from the Danish Film Institute.
Pawel Pawlikowskis “Ida” Set in 1960s Poland. The 18-year-old novice Anna is preparing to become a nun at the convent, where she has lived all his life.Before she gives her final lift, she discovers that her biological parents were Jewish and were killed by Catholic Poles during World War II. A revelation that sends her on a journey to find his roots. Ida is a story of what makes us who we are and the film simultaneously provides a different insight into what also happened in Poland during World War II.
Phoenix Film Investments has co-produced. Kristian Eidnes Andersen is a composer and Claus Lynge from Ministi Film was responsible for the film’s sound design and lydefterarbejde.
The film gets its Danish premiere in October 2014.
The film has received DKK 500,000 in koproduktionsstøtte from the Danish Film Institute.