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Hold My Hand

Lars Kaalund, Denmark, 2022

107 min.DK/Feature

Maja is a controlling and comfort seeking woman with extremely strict routines. She lives a harmonic, suburban life with her husband, teenage son, and a job as a specialist doctor at Skejby Hospital. All of this until one day, her husband suddenly wants a divorce. After a couple of desperate attempts to get him back, Maja realises that she has lost the battle. The comfort-loving Maja must now try to find her feet on wobbly ground in her new and chaotic life which includes an ailing economy, an incomprehensible ex-husband, a young lover, and a teenage son in trouble. The movie is a romantic comedy about all the drama that follows when one is trying to find one’s place in this world, all while trying to unite work, parenting, and love into perfect bliss.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title Tag min hånd
Danish title Tag min hånd
Director Lars Kaalund
Screenplay Morten Dragsted
Producer Morten Rasmussen, Wadt Thomsen
Director of Photography Maggie Olkuska
Editor Per K. Kirkegaard
Sound Allan Holmberg
Composer Jesper Mechlenburg
Production designer Nikolaj Danielsen
Casting Lena Paaske
Appearance Mille Dinesen, Ulrich Thomsen, Troels Kortegaard Ullerup, Mia Lyhne
Production country Denmark
Danish audio description Yes
Production company Deluca Film
Domestic distribution Scanbox Entertainment Danmark A/S
International sales Scanbox Film Distribution
Danish theatrical release 20.01.2022
Comment Feature debut by Lars Kaalund, an experienced stage director. For the small screen, Kaalund has directed episodes for 'Nikolaj and Julie' (2002-03) and was concept director on the internationally acclaimed 'Rita' (2012-20) with Mille Dinesen, who plays the central character in 'Touch Me'.
DFI subsidy Markedsordningen
Danish rating Allowed for children over the age of 11
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Companies

Production company Deluca Film
With support from Det Danske Filminstitut
Domestic distribution Scanbox Entertainment Danmark A/S

Direction

Direction Lars Kaalund
Casting Lena Paaske
Continuity Susanne Falck
Extras coordinator Lotte Deichmann Bundgaard

Script

Screenplay Morten Dragsted

Production

Producer Morten Rasmussen
Producer Wadt Thomsen
Line producer Kristina Pedersen
Production manager Lina Bach
Unit manager Ida Gabrielsen
Production coordinator Stine Harritsø
Production assistant Kamilla Reinholdt Sørensen

Cinematography

Director of Photography Maggie Olkuska
First assistant camera Ivan Molina Carmona

Stills

Still photographer Martin Dam Kristensen

Electrical dept.

Best boy Theis Madsen
Electrician assistant Mikkel Sigsgaard

Editing

Editor Per K. Kirkegaard

Music

Composer Jesper Mechlenburg

Production design

Production designer Nikolaj Danielsen
Property master Karsten Holst
Set dresser Maria Wehlitz

Wardrobe

Key costumer Sofie Schou
Costume on set Gitte Weinreich Skov Ruggaard

Makeup

Chief makeup artist Anne Cathrine Sauerberg

Sound

Sound engineer Allan Holmberg
B-sound designer Johannes Rose

Appearance

Appearance Mille Dinesen
Appearance Ulrich Thomsen
Appearance Troels Kortegaard Ullerup
Appearance Mia Lyhne
Appearance Jasper Kruse Svabo
Appearance Mille Hoffmeyer Lehfeldt
Appearance Casper Crump
Appearance Anne Vester Høyer

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