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Wild Men

Thomas Daneskov Mikkelsen, Denmark, 2021

101 min.DK/FeatureComedy

In a desperate attempt to cure his midlife crisis, Martin has fled his family to live high up in the Norwegian mountains. Hunting and gathering like his ancestors did thousands of years ago before supermarkets and smartphones ruined everything. But Martins self-actualisation project is turned upside down when he meets Musa, a drug runner lost deep in the woods, injured and bleeding after a car accident. The odd couple must join forces, as they are chased through the wilderness by the local chief of police, Musa’s rivals and Martin’s unknowing wife.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title Vildmænd
Danish title Vildmænd
Director Thomas Daneskov Mikkelsen
Screenplay Morten Pape, Thomas Daneskov Mikkelsen
Producer Lina Flint
Director of Photography Jonathan Rolf Mose
Editor Julius Krebs Damsbo
Sound Nicolai Linck
Composer Ola Fløttum
Production designer Rasmus Thjellesen
Casting Djamila Hansen, Ellen Michelsen
Appearance Rasmus Bjerg, Zaki Youssef, Bjørn Sundquist, Sofie Gråbøl
Production country Denmark
Production company Nordisk Film / SPRING
Domestic distribution Nordisk Film Distribution A/S
International sales Charades / rue Manuel 4 / 75009 Paris / c +33 6 20 36 77 72 / sales@charades.eu / www.charades.eu
Danish theatrical release 11.11.2021
Comment Second feature film by Thomas Daneskov Mikkelsen. His debut feature, 'The Elite' (2015), won the main prize at CPH PIX.
DFI subsidy Konsulentstøtte
Danish rating Allowed for children over the age of 15
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Companies

Production company Nordisk Film / SPRING
Executive Producer Nordisk Film Production
Domestic distribution Nordisk Film Distribution A/S

Direction

Direction Thomas Daneskov Mikkelsen
Casting Djamila Hansen
Casting Ellen Michelsen
Continuity Madeleine Fant
Continuity Lillian Rype Fokdal
Extras coordinator Bjørn Kristian Nyland

Script

Screenplay Morten Pape
Screenplay Thomas Daneskov Mikkelsen

Production

Producer Lina Flint
Co-executive producer Einar Loftesnes
Line producer Lotte Rørbye
Production coordinator Cecilie Anna Christiansen
Production coordinator Oda Jenssen
Junior producer Mathias Bruunshøj Jakobsen
Junior producer Line Talbo Bach
Unit manager Martin Kildegaard Hem
Location scout Halfdan Hallseth
Location manager Håvard Nesbø
Post-producton coordinator Mette Høst Hansen

Cinematography

Director of Photography Jonathan Rolf Mose
First assistant camera Kjetil Mathiesen
2nd assistant camera Luigi Cortese
DIT Sospeter Rob
Key grip Mikael Kort Kristensen
Key grip Anders Eide

Electrical dept.

Gaffer Poul Iversen
Best boy Haakon Laastad

Editing

Editor Julius Krebs Damsbo
Assistant editor Mie Sofie Nielsen

Music

Composer Ola Fløttum

Production design

Production designer Rasmus Thjellesen
Property master Fredrik Sivertsen
Set dresser Søren Schwarzberg
Set decorator Tore Christopher Asla Grøndal
Assistant set dresser Sivert Harang

Wardrobe

Key costumer Vibe Knoblauch Hededam
Costume assistant Christine Hagland
Costume assistant Joan Evald

Makeup

Chief makeup artist Sofie de Mylius
Makeup assistant Anniken Aarvik
SFX makeup Thomas Foldberg

Sound

A-sound engineer Hans Christian Arnt Torp
B-sound designer Frank Knudsen
Sound designer Nicolai Linck

Special effects

SFX Pål Morten Hverven
SFX Hummer Højmark
SFX Gerrit Hensen
SFX Luis Bramsen
SFX Flemming Christensen
SFX Anders Nylander

Visual effects

VFX supervisor Thomas Øhlenschlæger

Stunt

Stunt coordinator Jacob S. Malm

Appearance

Martin Rasmus Bjerg
Musa Zaki Youssef
Øyvind Bjørn Sundquist
Anne Sofie Gråbøl

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Festival screenings

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Festival Festival date
Reykjavik Film Festival 2021-09-30
Haifa International Film Festival 2021-09-19
Haugesund, Den Norske Filmfestivalen 2021-08-21
Montreal Fantasia Int Film Festival 2021-08-05
New York Tribeca Film Festival 2021-06-09
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