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The Return

Jens Jørgen Thorsen, Denmark, 1992

107 min.DK/Feature

Jens Jørgen Thorsen, painter, all-round provocateur and sometime filmmaker ("Quiet Days in Clichy", 1970, based on Henry Miller) spent two decades fighting everybody from the Danish government to the Vatican before he could finally shoot this madcap satire about Christ's return to contemporary hippiedom, defying all known morals and manners and getting himself laid by women, sacred and profane. English dialogue.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards Materials
Original title The Return
Danish title Jesus vender tilbage
Other titles Il ritorno
Director Jens Jørgen Thorsen
Screenplay Jens Jørgen Thorsen
Director of Photography Jesper Høm
Editor Jesper Osmund, Jesper Osmund
Sound Hans Møller, Hans Møller
Composer Jimmy Dawkins and his Chicago Bluesmen
Production designer Søren Skjær, Viggo Bentzon
Casting Ivar Søe
Appearances Marco Di Stefano, Johnny Melville, Jed Curtis, Jean-Michel Dagory
Production country Denmark
Dialogue language English
Production companies Superfilm Productions
Domestic distribution Constantin Film
Technical info 35 mm, Eastmancolor, Dolby
Danish theatrical release 13.03.1992
Cinemas Palads, BioTrio, Scala (Aalborg), Palads (Århus), Kino (Odense), Lido (Vejle), Cinema Center (Herning), Strandbio (Esbjerg), Scala Center (Holstebro)
Danish rating Children under 16 not admitted

Companies

Production companies Superfilm Productions
Domestic distribution Constantin Film

Direction

Direction Jens Jørgen Thorsen
Assistant director Anders Refn
Continuity Stine Monty Freddie
Casting Ivar Søe
Extras coordinator Sanni Sylvester
Assistant extras coordinator Lisbeth Richter Larsen

Script

Script Jens Jørgen Thorsen

Production

Executive producer John Hilbard
Executive producer Jens Jørgen Thorsen
Production secretary Anne-Marie Mosbech
Production manager Leif Henriksen
Production manager Karen Bentzon
Production secretary Lene Kramshøj
Unit manager Sanne Arnt Torp

Cinematography

Director of Photography Jesper Høm
Camera assistant Jesper Find
Camera assistant Mads Thomsen
Key grip Mikael K. Kristensen
Key grip Gunner Nielsen

Electrical dept.

Electrical dept. Jan Guldbrandsen
Electrical dept. Emil Sparre-Ulrich
Electrical dept. Steen Eldrup Jørgensen
Electrical dept. Anders Hermansen
Electrical dept. Peter Bak

Editing

Editing Jesper Osmund
Editor Jesper Osmund

Music

Music Jimmy Dawkins and his Chicago Bluesmen

Production design

Production designer Søren Skjær
Set dresser Tine Hieronymus Nielsen
Assistant set dresser Michael Frandsen
Assistant production designer Thorkil Slebsager
Art department runner Kristoffer Bentzon
Set designer Jens Jørgen Thorsen
Production designer Viggo Bentzon

Wardrobe

Wardrobe Ole Glæsner
Wardrobe Annelise Houberg
Wardrobe Birthe Qualmann
Wardrobe Marcella Kjeltoft
Wardrobe Anne Mathiesen

Makeup

Makeup Lene Ravn Henriksen
Makeup Birthe Lyngsøe
Makeup Marchello di Roma

Sound

Sound Hans Møller
Sound engineer Hans Møller
Synchronization Michael Billingsly
Music mixer Hjortor Blondal
Foley artist Ted Russof
Foley artist John Hilbard
Sound assistant Preben Mortensen
Sound assistant Iben Haahr Andersen
Sound assistant Nino Jacobsen

Appearance

Jesus Marco Di Stefano
The preacher Johnny Melville
The pope Jed Curtis
A bum Jean-Michel Dagory
A bum Benny Hansen
Billy Graham Jacob Haugaard
The prison priest John Hahn-Petersen
The protestant priest Paul Hagen
Marianne Atlanta
Cardinal Hans Henrik Bærentzen
Cardinal Jørgen Bidstrup
Cardinal Mogens W. Johansen
US general Jim Russel
Italian police chief Hugo Øster Bendtsen
Prison ward Marco Barfoed Ramirez
Prison ward Pascal Sefusatti
Judge Eduardo Bohr
TV speaker Eric Danielsen
Stewardess Pia Koch
Pilot Simon Vagn Jensen
Control tower officer Stephen Hakesberg
Control tower officer Peter Gilsfort
Diplomat Jacques Desplats
Diplomat Jan Hertz
Terrorist Hans Peter Ludvigsen
Terrorist Martin Spang Olsen
Terrorist Flemming Jetmar

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