The Film That Died

Peter Bay, Denmark, 1999

20 min.DK/Documentary

For two years Peter Bay tried to make the feature film Jonas & Nilfisken. He did not success. A few scenes were filmed, after which the director fought for the opportunity to finish the film. However, the producers did not believe in it, and the director had to face the truth. He then made the film about the film that died, and presents himself as a man with a penis fixation who has a good idea of what a vacuum cleaner can be used for.
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Original title Filmen der døde
Danish title Filmen der døde
Keywords Bay, Peter
Director Peter Bay
Screenplay Peter Bay
Director of Photography Søren Bay
Editor Henrik Vincent Thiesen
Sound Thomas Jæger
Production country Denmark
Production company Fætter Film, Filmværkstedet / DFI
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Production company Fætter Film, Filmværkstedet / DFI


Direction Peter Bay


Script Peter Bay


Cinematography Søren Bay


Editing Henrik Vincent Thiesen


Sound Thomas Jæger

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