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by Lone Scherfig


The good-hearted Harbour has spent his whole life trying to take care of his motherless and suicidal little brother, Wilbur. The brothers are inseparable. When in their thirties, they lose their father and inherit his second-hand bookshop. One day Alice enters the shop with her little daughter...

international title: Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself
original title: Wilbur begegår selvmord
country: Denmark, United Kingdom
year: 2002
genre: fiction
directed by: Lone Scherfig
film run: 106'
release date: DK 08/11/2002, FI 06/03/2003, NO 23/05/2003, DE 19/09/2003, CH 25/09/2003, NL 13/11/2003, ES 27/02/2004, UK 05/12/2003, AT 19/12/2003
screenplay: Lone Scherfig, Anders Thomas Jensen
cast: Adrian Rawlins, James Sieves, Shirley Henderson, Lisa McKinlay, Mads Mikkelsen
cinematography by: John Johansson
film editing: Gerd Tjur
art director: Jette Lehmann
costumes designer: Francoise Nicolet
music: Joachim Holbek
producer: Sisse Graum Olsen
production: Zentropa Entertainments, TV2 Denmark, Egmont, Scottish Screen, Glasgow Film Fund (UK), Sveriges Television (SE), Les Films du Losange (FR), Nordic Film & Television Fund
backing: DFI (Danish Film Institute) + New Danish Screen
distributor: Egmont Entertainment A/S, Ottfilm (DE), Columbia TriStar (NO), Frenetic Film (CH), A-Film Distribution (NL), Golem (ES), Icon Film Distribution (UK), Filmladen (AT)
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