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by Martin Zandvliet


Comedian Dirch Passer has found himself in perennial loneliness after a fast-tracked rise to fame. He struggles between his own desire to gain critical respect and servicing the audience’s needs. His talent is both a blessing and a curse – as he swallowed the instant adoration for his on-stage gags, Lommer, his producer, and others around him feed off his success...

international title: A Funny Man
original title: Dirch
country: Denmark
sales agent: LevelK
year: 2011
genre: fiction
directed by: Martin Zandvliet
release date: DK 25/08/2011, SE 20/04/2012, SK 25/04/2013, CZ 13/06/2013
screenplay: Martin Zandvliet, Anders Frithiof August
cast: Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Lars Brygmann, Lars Ranthe
cinematography by: Jesper Tøffner
film editing: Per Sandholt
art director: Peter Grant, Charlotte Bay Garnov
music: Jeppe Kaas, Sune Martin
producer: Mikael Christian Rieks
production: Koncern Film, Nordisk Film Production A/S
backing: Danish Film Institute, DR TV, Nordic Film & TV Fond
distributor: Nordisk Film Distribution, Film Europe, Film Europe s.r.o.

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