Light, darkness and colours

52 min.DK/Documentary

With Goethe's colour theory as a springboard, the film takes us on a journey through the universe of colours. We see how colours arise and 'behave', and how we perceive them and are influenced by them. Individual phenomena are explained in laboratory demonstrations, then shown in nature, in landscapes, changing seasons, fields of flowers, skies and bird's feathers.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards Materials
Original title Lyset, mørket og farverne
Danish title Lyset, mørket og farverne
Keywords Science, Research, Chromatology, Goethe, Johann Wolfgang, Lighting, Denmark, 1990-1999
Director Henrik Boëtius, Marie Louise Lauridsen, Marie Louise Lefèvre
Director of Photography Manuel Sellner
Editor Peter Englesson
Sound Henrik Gugge Garnov
Composer Palle Mikkelborg
Appearance Britt Albrichtsen
Production country Denmark
Production company Magic Hour Films
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut
International sales
Technical info 1420 meter, 35 mm, color
Danish theatrical release 22.12.1998
Cinemas Cinemateket
Danish rating Allowed for children over the age of 15
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Production company Magic Hour Films
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut


Direction Henrik Boëtius
Direction Marie Louise Lauridsen
Direction Marie Louise Lefèvre


Production Lise Lense-Møller


Cinematography Manuel Sellner


Stills Manuel Sellner


Editing Peter Englesson


Music Palle Mikkelborg


Sound Henrik Gugge Garnov
Sound mixer Niels Arild


Voiceover Søren Sætter-Lassen


Appearance Britt Albrichtsen

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Festival screenings

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Festival Festival date
Odense Internationale Film Festival 1999-08-16
Det Danske Filminstitut registrerer international festivaldeltagelse og priser til danske film, dog primært de titler, som Filminstituttet varetager i sin festivaldistribution, og primært i forbindelse med de festivaler, som Filminstituttet har prioriteret at samarbejde med. Registreringen af festivaldeltagelse og priser til danske film, der ikke er i festivaldistribution, foretages kun for "launch"-festivaler ifølge Filminstituttets prioriterede festivalliste. Se listen over prioriterede festivaler.

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