30.09. - 09.10.2021

The Way to Mandalay Denmark 2018 | 105 min | OV with German subtitles | Colour | FF 2018

Ole Bornedal

OLE BORNEDAL (*1959) came to international fame in 1994 with the thriller Nightwatch, of which he also produced a remake in 1997 with Nick Nolte. In recent years, he has chiefly made TV series, including 1864 (2014).

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John Mogensen was one of Denmark's most popular singers. This rousing, authentic biopic tells the story of a breathless life spent between success and excess. His songs were the party hits of an era in Denmark and above all in working class circles John Mogensen was a star – first as a member of the popular quartet Four Jacks, then later as a solo artist. From his earliest years on, Mogensen made no compromises in a life where excess was the norm: work, perfectionism, love and alcohol. In the years before his premature death in 1977, he increasingly lost control over himself and his career and was in the end broken by the question of what was more important: the music, the stage, the fame - or his family?
Original title: Så længe jeg lever
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Danish
Section: Eurovisuell
Language and subtitles: OV with German subtitles
Director: Ole Bornedal
Screenplay: Ole Bornedal
Cast: Rasmus Bjerg, Helle Fagralid, Henrik Noél Olesen, Harald Kaiser Hermann
Producer: Jonas Allen, Peter Bose
Director of Photography: Jesper Tøffner
Music: Joachim Holbek
Production Design: Rasmus Thjellesen
Editor: Anders Villadsen
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
Printsource: Nordisk Film Distribution A/S
German Distributor:
World Sales: Miso Film ApS
Production: Miso Film
Contact: Lizette Gram Mygint, Danish Film Institute:


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