Man, Men, Semen

Jan Bacher Dirchsen, Denmark, 2010

42 min.DK/Documentary

An entertaining and funny documentary about three men with reduced sperm count. The film playfully takes on a major taboo by showing how emotionally difficult it is for men when they can't make babies.

In a white borderless room, the director strips his cast and himself down among chainsaws, motorcycles and penises. It is a personal, emotional and touching insight to the modern man and his identity.
20% of men in the Western World suffer from reduced sperm count including the director. Man, Men, Semen is an emotional yet quirky investigation of the condition of man on the threshold of the era of reduced sperm count.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title Mand eller mus
Danish title Mand eller mus
Keywords Sperm count, Men
Director Jan Bacher Dirchsen
Editor Niels Lyster
Production country Denmark
Production company Plus Pictures
International sales
Danish festival release 22.04.2010, Cinemateket, vist på CPH PIX i serien "New Danish Talent".
Danish rating Allowed for all
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Production company Plus Pictures


Direction Jan Bacher Dirchsen


Production Mette Mailand


Stills Thomas Marott


Editing Niels Lyster

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