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A FAMILY

by Pernille Fischer Christensen

synopsis

Ditte is part of a renowned family of bakers, the Rheinwalds. She is also a successful gallery owner and constantly on the move. Having been offered her dream job in New York she decides, along with her boyfriend Peter, to accept the offer and move to the Big Apple. The future is bright and life is fun and simple. The couple are on their way when Ditte' beloved and charismatic father, Rikard, master baker and purveyor to the royal court, falls seriously ill. Ditte calls off the move to New York in order to be with him and before long her own way of life hangs in the balance. Rikard demands that she takes her place in the Rheinwald family business and assume ownership of the bakery, while Peter pulls in the opposite direction, feeling that she is abandoning their common dreams. All of a sudden, life is not so simple.

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international title: A Family
original title: En Familie
country: Denmark
sales agent: TrustNordisk
year: 2009
genre: fiction
directed by: Pernille Fischer Christensen
film run: 102'
release date: DK 24/02/2011, DE 03/03/2011, NL 04/08/2011
screenplay: Kim Fupz Aakeson, Pernille Fischer Christensen
cast: Jesper Christensen, Lene Maria Christensen, Line Kruse, Pilou Asbæk, Anne Louise Hassing
cinematography by: Jakob Ihre
film editing: Janus Billeskov Jansen
art director: Rasmus Thjellesen
costumes designer: Signe Sejlund
music: Sebastian Öberg
producer: Sisse Graum Jørgensen, Vinca Wiedemann
production: Zentropa Entertainments
backing: Danish Film Institute, TV 2/Danmark, Film i Väst, Nordisk Film & TV Fond
distributor: Nordisk Film Distribution, Tobis Film, September Film Distribution
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