Jernhårde ladies

Mads Kamp Thulstrup, Denmark, 2010

77 min.DK/Documentary

In 1996 images from the Summer Olympics in Atlanta flowed into Danish homes while tears of joy were not only in the eyes of the players, but also in the eyes of the Danish audience. The documentary film ¿Jernhårde Ladies¿ tells the story of the women's national handball team in the period 1987-1996. The film honors the players and the coach who transformed the sport into a national phenomenon. It shows the professional and personal lives of the players and coach, their ups and downs, and their long struggle towards their common goal: to become Olympic champions!

This is the universal story of brave heroes who must go through so much to create legendary myths.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title Jernhårde ladies
Danish title Jernhårde ladies
Keywords Handball, Women's handball, Handball players, National handball matches, Denmark, 1980-1989, 1990-1999
Director Mads Kamp Thulstrup
Screenplay Mads Kamp Thulstrup
Producer Karoline Leth
Director of Photography Henrik Bohn Ipsen
Editor Stig Bilde, Christian Einshøj
Sound Christian Lørup, Rune Klausen, Jason Luke, Rune Holberg
Composer Kristian Selin Eidnes Andersen, Asger Baden
Production country Denmark
Production company SF Film Production ApS
International sales
Technical info color, Dolby digital stereo
TV release 30.01.2010, TV 2
DFI subsidy Konsulentstøtte
Danish rating Allowed for all
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Production company SF Film Production ApS


Direction Mads Kamp Thulstrup


Script Mads Kamp Thulstrup


Producer Karoline Leth


Cinematography Henrik Bohn Ipsen


Editing Stig Bilde
Editing Christian Einshøj


Music Kristian Selin Eidnes Andersen
Music Asger Baden


Sound Christian Lørup
Sound designer Rune Klausen
Sound designer Jason Luke
Sound designer Rune Holberg
Sound mixer Rune Klausen
Sound mixer Rune Holberg
Sound mixer Jason Luke
Sound recordist Christian Lørup
Sound consultant Kristian Selin Eidnes Andersen

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