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MIDSUMMER

by Carsten Myllerup

synopsis

It's study time for Christian's final exams. Everything is going fine for him until his sister Sophie commits suicide. Christian is convinced that she was trying to communicate something to him before she took her life. Nevertheless, he and his friends decide one last time to celebrate midsummer in Sweden. It turns out to be a pleasant experience, but the truth about Sophie's suicide is lurking in the sombre shadows of the forest ...

international title: MIDSUMMER
original title: MIDSOMMER
country: Denmark, Sweden
year: 2003
genre: fiction
directed by: Carsten Myllerup
film run: 96'
release date: DK 07.02.03, NO 18.07.03, SE 29.08.03
screenplay: Carsten Myllerup, Rasmus Heisterberg
cast: Kristian Leth, Laura Christensen, Tuva Novotny, Jon Lange, Nikolai Jandorf, Julie R. Ølgaard, Lykke Sand Michelsen
cinematography by: Rasmus Videbæk
film editing: Oogens Hagendorn
art director: Rasmus Balslev
costumes designer: Louise Hauberg Nielsen
music: Søren Hyldgaard
producer: Rasmus Thorsen, Tomas Hostrup-Larsen
production: Cosmo Film, DFI - Danish Film Institute, Film i Väst, Illusion Film (SE)
distributor: SF Studios Denmark, SF Norge (NO)
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