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TEMPORARY RELEASE

by Erik Clausen

synopsis

John, a career criminal in his early fifties, is serving time in Vestre Fængsel. His son is getting married and he is legally entitled to attend the wedding escorted by a prison officer. The officer, a moonfaced fellow with a provincial background, has made a favourable impression on the warden. As the story unfolds, the two men are stripped down mentally. Step by step, we realize that the supposedly normal one of the two is actually far from it, and the other may not be such a bad character after all.

international title: Temporary Release
original title: Ledsaget udgang
country: Denmark
sales agent: Nordisk Film International Sales
year: 2007
genre: fiction
directed by: Erik Clausen
film run: 95'
release date: DK 12/01/2007
screenplay: Erik Clausen
cast: Jesper Asholt, Ditte Gråbøl, Brian Nielsen, Elith "Nulle" Nykjær, Henrik Bruhn, Mia Rossing
cinematography by: Rasmus Videbæk
film editing: Kasper Leick
art director: Rasmus Thjellesen
music: Kim Larsen
producer: Peter Ingemann
production: Clausen Film Aps
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