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R

by Tobias Lindholm, Michael Noer

synopsis

This anthropological study of life in a Danish prison, portrays R who has been sentenced to prison for violence. He's insistent on staying out of harm's way and in doing so he is faced with the challenge of navigating through prison culture with its notions of honour, hidden agendas and contracts.

international title: R
original title: R
country: Denmark
sales agent: TrustNordisk
year: 2010
genre: fiction
directed by: Tobias Lindholm, Michael Noer
film run: 99'
release date: DK 22/04/2010, SE 03/09/2010, UK 22/08/2011, FR 15/01/2014
screenplay: Tobias Lindholm, Michael Noer
cast: Johan Philip Asbæk, Dulfi Al-Jabouri, Roland Møller, Jacob Gredsted, Kim Winther, Omar Shargawi, Sune Nørgaard
cinematography by: Magnus Nordenhof Jønck
film editing: Adam Nielsen
art director: Holger Vig
costumes designer: Lotte Stenlev
producer: René Ezra, Tomas Radoor
production: Nordisk Film Production A/S
backing: New Danish Screen
distributor: Nordisk Film Distribution, KMBO
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