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by Nils Malmros


We follow a group of young people in their highschool years in the early 1960's. The story evolves around the relationship between Jonas and Agnete. Surrounding them are their friends Toke, Birger and Liselotte who all, in one way or another, are involved in the ups and downs of Jonas and Agnete's relationship. The film chronicles three years of high school with all it entails in the way of friendship, love, jealousy and betrayal.

international title: Aching Hearts
original title: Kærestesorger
working title: Heartaches
country: Denmark
sales agent: TrustNordisk
year: 2008
genre: fiction
directed by: Nils Malmros
film run: 125'
release date: DK 13/03/2009
screenplay: Nils Malmros, John Mogensen
cast: Thomas Ernst, Simone Tang, Jesper Svane, Sofie Linde Lauridsen, Jacob Grosen Pedersen, Camilla Pedersen, Morten V. Urup, Thomas V. Solnæs, Esben Smed
cinematography by: Jan Weincke
film editing: Birger Møller Jensen
art director: Søren Krag Sørensen
music: Gunner Møller Pedersen
producer: Thomas Heinesen
production: Nordisk Film Production A/S
backing: Danish Film Institute, Den Vestdanske Filmpulje, DR TV Danish Broadcasting Corporation, Bikubenfonden, Viborg Kommune, Nordic Film & TV Fund
distributor: Nordisk Film Distribution
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