You can't eat fishing

Kathrine Windfeld, Denmark, 1999

34 min.DK/Short fiction

What happens when a female Polish capitalist meets two lazy Danish welfarestate boys? On a job-activation trip to Poland Jens meets Renata. One day she turns up at his doorstep in Copenhagen, carrying a huge suitcase. She moves in, and they start up a relationship. But Renata soon finds out that Jens doesn't do much apart from fishing, drinking beer and dreaming of his big breakthrough - a nice and easy life financed by the state. But Renata has other plans.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title You can't eat fishing
Danish title You can't eat fishing
Director Kathrine Windfeld
Screenplay Ola Saltin
Director of Photography Bo Tengberg
Editor Søren B. Ebbe
Sound Morten Bøttzauw
Composer Boi Holm, Kåre Bjerkø
Appearance Agnieszka Liggett, Gérard Bidstrup, Mads Wille, Agnieszka Hegner
Production country Denmark
Production company Angel Films
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut
Technical info color
Danish rating Allowed for all
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Production company Angel Films
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut


Direction Kathrine Windfeld


Script Ola Saltin


Production Malene Flindt Pedersen


Cinematography Bo Tengberg


Stills Søren Kuhn


Editing Søren B. Ebbe


Music Boi Holm
Music Kåre Bjerkø


Sound Morten Bøttzauw


Renata Agnieszka Liggett
Jens Gérard Bidstrup
Appearance Mads Wille
Appearance Agnieszka Hegner
Appearance Peter Hesse Overgaard
Appearance Rune Elers Kristensen
Appearance Lars Lippert

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Festival Festival date
Göteborg International Film Festival 2000-01-28
Odense Internationale Film Festival 1999-08-16
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