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by Martin Schmidt


A rollicking spellbinding family film about 12-year-old Oliver who discovers that his grandfather used to be a monster hunter and is keeping a shadow monster locked up in his secret cellar. When the shadow monster accidentally escapes, Oliver and his younger brother Lasse have to follow their grandfather's instructions and enlist their friends to catch the monster and bring it back – before it is too late!
Based on an idea of the universe in the children's book series by Jacob Weinreich.

international title: Monster Busters
original title: Monsterjægerne
country: Denmark
sales agent: TrustNordisk
year: 2009
genre: fiction
directed by: Martin Schmidt
film run: 90'
release date: DK 09/10/2009
screenplay: Lars Mering
cast: Carl Winther, Toke Lars Bjarke, Mathias Madrup Larsen, Lærke Colin Janken, Peter Mygind, Mette Horn, Kjeld Nørgaard, Paw Henriksen, Anna Neye
cinematography by: Henrik Kristensen
film editing: Birger Møller Jensen, Jeppe Bødskov
art director: Trine Tsering Padmo Olsen
music: Jeppe Kaas
producer: Tivi Magnusson, Johanne Stryhn Hørby, Christian Potalivo
production: M&M Productions A/S
backing: Danish Film Institute, TV 2/Danmark
distributor: Nordisk Film Distribution
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