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Copenhagen Does Not Exist

Martin Skovbjerg Jensen, Denmark, 2022

DK/FeatureDrama

A young woman has disappeared without a trace. Three months later her boyfriend agrees to an unusual arrangement: to be locked in an apartment and interrogated by the woman’s father.
It soon becomes obvious that even long before her disappearance, the two lovers had chosen a strange and unconventional life: cut off from the world, isolated in the middle of the big city.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title København findes ikke
Danish title København findes ikke
Director Martin Skovbjerg Jensen
Screenplay Eskil Vogt
Producer Eva Jakobsen, Katrin Pors, Mikkel Jersin
Director of Photography Jacob Møller
Editor Olivier Bugge Coutté, Jenna Andreasen Mangulad, Michael Aaglund
Sound Carlos García, Kevin Koch
Production designer Silje Aune Dammen
Casting Anja Philip
Appearance Angela Bundalovic, Jonas Holst Schmidt, Zlatko Buric, Christopher Læssø
Production country Denmark
International sales TrustNordisk
Danish theatrical release 16.03.2023
Comment Skovbjerg made his debut with 'Sticks and Stones', which premiered at London Film Festival in 2018 and won a prize at the Danish Robert Awards. He became a prominent voice among the young generation with his two youth series 'Anton90' and 'Fastland'.
The film is based on the Norwegian novel 'Sander' by Terje Holtet. The screenplay is written by Eskil Vogt, who came to prominence with his collaboration with Joachim Trier.
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Companies

Production company
Executive Producer Snowglobe ApS
Co-production Oslo Pictures, Zentropa Sweden, Don't Look Now
With support from Det Danske Filminstitut, Det Norske Filminstitut, Svenska Filminstitutet, Nordisk Film & TV Fond, Creative Europe, Eurimages
In collaboration with DR, SVT

Direction

Direction Martin Skovbjerg Jensen
Casting Anja Philip
Extras coordinator Pernille Abildgaard Ullmann

Script

Screenplay Eskil Vogt

Production

Producer Eva Jakobsen
Producer Katrin Pors
Producer Mikkel Jersin
Co-producer: Sweden Lizette Jonjic
Co-producer: Norway Dyveke Bjørkly Graver
Executive producer Eskil Vogt
Junior producer Anna Dammegaard Søllested
Unit manager Christian "Krølle" Pedersen
Line producer Nina Tipsmark
Production coordinator Anja Søgaard Christiansen
Production manager: Sweden Agnes Parkrud
Production coordinator: Sweden Louise Karlund
Location manager Tobias Vestergaard
Location scout Anders Giversen
Location manager: Sweden Tommy Malm
Location assistant: Sweden Henrik Göransson
Post Producer Clara Jantzen Kreinøe
Post-producton coordinator Inés Europa Crespo

Cinematography

Cinematographer Jacob Møller
First assistant camera Gustav Meiling
2nd assistant camera Asger Duus Hansen
Steadicam Anders Holck
Key grip Niclas Holmberg
DIT Jonas Frandsen
DIT Casper Riis

Stills

Still photographer Casper Rudolf Emil Kjeldsen

Electrical dept.

Gaffer Michael Sørensen
Best boy Mathias Rasmussen
Best boy: Sweden David Odstad

Editing

Editor Olivier Bugge Coutté
Editor Jenna Andreasen Mangulad
Editor Michael Aaglund
Assistant editor Gustav Nordentoft Nissen
Assistant editor Natasja Urth
B-editor Yifan Zhou

Music

Musical consultant Henrik Jansson

Production design

Production designer Silje Aune Dammen
Set dresser Lukas Gauger
Assistant set dresser Cecilia Lyon

Wardrobe

Costume designer Fianna Robijn

Makeup

SFX makeup Per Kapper
Hairdresser Tom Rasmussen

Sound

Sound designer Carlos García
Re-recording mixer Gisle Tveito
Sound engineer Kevin Koch
B-sound designer Lars Gonzalez

Visual effects

Colorist Hannibal Lang
Colorist Lasse Selvli
VFX producer Eliana Carranza-Pitcher
VFX supervisor Jonas Drehn
VFX supervisor Jan Tvilling

Stunt

Stunt supervisor Jacob Sebastian Malm Carlsen
Stunt coordinator Valdimar Johansson
Stunt double Linette Stamp Christensen

Appearance

Appearance Angela Bundalovic
Appearance Jonas Holst Schmidt
Appearance Zlatko Buric
Appearance Christopher Læssø
Appearance Vilmer Trier Brøgger

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