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Director:
Writers:
Martin Zandvliet (screenplay)
Anders Frithiof August (screenplay)
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Release Date:
25 August 2011 (Denmark) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
A biography of the Danish actor and comedian, Dirch Passer. | Add synopsis »
Awards:
13 wins & 11 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Dirch - what a story! See more (7 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Nikolaj Lie Kaas ... Dirch Passer
Lars Ranthe ... Kjeld Petersen

Lars Brygmann ... Stig Lommer
Malou Reymann ... Bente Askjær (as Malou Leth Reymann)
Morten Kirkskov ... Ove Sprogøe
Frederikke Cecilie Berthelsen ... Inge (as Frederikke Cecilie Bertelsen)
Silja Eriksen Jensen ... Judy Gringer

Laura Christensen ... Hanne
Sarah Grünewald ... Vicky
Martin Buch ... Preben Kaas

Laura Bro ... Sitter Horne-Rasmussen
Marie Dietz ... Dorte Passer, 5 & 7 år
Alberte Elvira Nørregaard ... Dorte Passer, 10 år
Charlotte Amalie Kirkegaard Kehlet ... Dorte Passer, 19 & 25 år
Kristian Halken ... Lommers assistent
Julie Zangenberg ... Curleys kone i Mus & Mænd - Lone Hertz
Uffe Rørbæk Madsen ... Praktiserende læge (as Uffe Rørbæk)
Klaus Bondam ... Hjertelæge
Jakob Levin-Christensen ... Josefine Passer som baby
Anna Helligsøe Haahr ... Josefine Passer, 4 år
Sasha Sofie Lund ... Josefine Passer, 10 år
Annika Aakjær ... Daimi

Martin Zandvliet ... Mus & Mænd instruktør (as Martin P. Zandvliet)

Hans Henrik Clemensen ... Læge
Esben Pretzmann ... Charles Tante, høj mand
Jesper Riefensthal ... Håndlanger (as Jesper Riefenstahl)
Tom Jensen ... Håndlanger
Signe Lindkvist ... Glædespige

Mads Riisom ... Stamherren, høj mand
Tom Hale ... Fotograf

Anders Heinrichsen ... Journalist
Mads Knarreborg ... Tjener

Simone Lykke ... Suffløse
Per Bruun ... Trompetist
Henriette Charma ... Sekretær
Julie Sven Thalund ... Sygeplejerske
Jeppe Kaas ... Trompet - Jazzkluborkester
Sune Martin ... Kontrabas - Jazzkluborkester
August Rosenbaum ... Piano - Jazzkluborkester
Mads Drewsen ... Trommer - Jazzkluborkester
Trine Tuxen ... Jazzklub danser #1 / Frk. Himmelblå danser #12
Nadia Amalie Berlau ... Jazzklub danser #2
Martin Ingerslev ... Jazzklub danser #3
Katrine Bonde ... Jazzklub danser #4
Frits Wehner ... Jazzklub danser #5
Mikael Olsen ... Jazzklub danser #6
Thomas Jaque ... Piano / orgel - Revyorkester
Tom Jensen ... Trommer - Revyorkester
Ole Kibsgaard ... Guitar - Revyorkester
Thomas Risell ... Bas - Revyorkester
Rie Maktabi Grue ... Lommerpige #1
Sofie-Marie Mogensen ... Lommerpige #2
Amelia Anthony ... Lommerpige #3
Zinnini Elkington ... Lommerpige #4 (as Zinnini Ellington)
Ida Scheel Nilsen ... Lommerpige #5
Jacobe Heimann Olsen ... Lommerpige #6
Emilie Helmstedet ... Lommerpige #7
Josefine Egholm Nielsen ... Lommerpige #8
Luna Eggerts ... Lommerpige #9
Heidi Keller ... Lommerpige #10
Tine Bækgaard Hansen ... Lommerpige #11
Anzi Nielsen ... Lommerpige #12 / Frk. Himmelblå danser #14
Anete Jensen ... Lommerpige #13
Bettina Møller ... Lommerpige #14
Katrine Elvira Boysen ... Lommerpige #15 (as Katrine Boysen)
Louise Degnbøl Beck ... Lommerpige #16 (as Louise Degnbol Beck)
Fredrikke Balstrup ... Lommerpige #17
Julie Petersen ... Lommerpige #18
Nadia Dahl ... Lommerpige #19
Emilie Christensen ... Lommerpige #20 (as Emilie Fehrn-Christensen)
Trice Angie Christiansen ... Lommerpige #21
Ida Skov Gudmonsen-Holmgreen ... Lommerpige #22
Viola Jacobsen ... Frk. Himmelblå danser #1
Laura Brogaard Poulsen ... Frk. Himmelblå danser #2
Emma Gelbjerg-Habsen ... Frk. Himmelblå danser #3
Mie Gram ... Frk. Himmelblå danser #4
Caroline Plum ... Frk. Himmelblå danser #5
Trine Frederikke Kortland ... Frk. Himmelblå danser #6
Clara Lykke Louw ... Frk. Himmelblå danser #7
Stine Ettrup Siesby ... Frk. Himmelblå danser #8
Diana Pedersen ... Frk. Himmelblå danser #9
Mynte Lagoni ... Frk. Himmelblå danser #10
Nini Bagger ... Frk. Himmelblå danser #11
Claudia Sorrentino ... Frk. Himmelblå danser #13
Regitze Mogensen ... Frk. Himmelblå danser #15
Nathasja Kirkady Sztuk ... Frk. Himmelblå danser #16
Maja Juul-Hansen ... Frk. Himmelblå danser #17
Mette Truelsen ... Frk. Himmelblå danser #18
Maria Grundtvig ... Frk. Himmelblå danser #19
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Henrik Hedelund ... Dirchs familie - kistebærer ved begravelsen
Patrick Mischar Olsen ... Kakadu Jetsetter
Peter Reichhardt ... Klaus Pagh (scenes deleted)

Ole Dupont ... Professor Welling (uncredited)
Nicolai Hansen ... Teaterpublikum (uncredited)

Directed by
Martin Zandvliet 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Anders Frithiof August  screenplay
Martin Zandvliet  screenplay

Produced by
Rasmus Abrahamsen .... assistant producer
Jens Ulrik Pedersen .... executive producer
Louise Birk Petersen .... line producer
Michael Ricks .... producer
Mikael Chr. Rieks .... producer
Henrik Zein .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Sune Martin 
 
Cinematography by
Jesper Tøffner 
 
Film Editing by
Per Sandholt 
 
Production Design by
Charlotte Garnov 
Peter Grant 
 
Costume Design by
Stine Gudmundsen-Holmgreen 
 
Makeup Department
Kenny Alexandr .... makeup artist
Liz Louis-Jensen .... key makeup artist
Susanne Herredsbjerg Søbye .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Anders Barlebo .... production manager
Mette Høst Hansen .... post-production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Anders Barlebo .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Mathias Hassing .... property master
Allan Scott .... set dresser
 
Sound Department
Johannes Elling Dam .... sound
Jan Juhler .... sound
Martin Langenbach .... foley artist
Alex Pavlovic .... sound designer
Alex Pavlovic .... sound recordist
James Shannon .... dolby sound consultant
 
Special Effects by
Thomas Foldberg .... special effects makeup: Soda
 
Visual Effects by
Michael Holm .... visual effects
Martin Madsen .... visual effects supervisor
Dann Damgaard Sandgreen .... digital compositor (as Dann Sandgreen)
Thomas Therchilsen .... digital colourist
 
Stunts
Stig Günther .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Tue Bengtsson .... additional lighting technician
Bjørn Bertheussen .... still photographer
Rune A. Egegaard .... grip assistant
Karsten Jacobsen .... steadicam
Jeppe Lassen .... grip
Martin Lerche .... lighting technician
Josef Lopez .... additional lighting technician
Noah Lynnerup .... lighting technician
Daniel Parmo .... assistant camera
Mathias Rasmussen .... lighting technician
Lars Peen Rodt .... clapper
Gabriel Stefan .... electrician
Aske Vesterby Wagner .... electrician
Jesper Westh .... lighting technician
 
Casting Department
Gro Therp .... caster (as Gro Therp Bremer)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Louize Nissen .... costumer
Margrethe Rasmussen .... costumer
 
Editorial Department
Mette Høst Hansen .... post-production manager
Michael Frank Nielsen .... film color timer
 
Music Department
Nis Bøgvad .... music licensing
Nicolas Koch Futtrup .... music supervisor (as Nicolas Koch)
 
Other crew
Niclas Bendixen .... choreographer
Stine Monty Freddie .... continuity
Anders Hammer .... extras assistant
Karina Kirkeby .... production coordinator
Michael E.N. Larsen .... translator: screenplay
Liv Lynge .... supervisor
Jacob-Ole Remming .... location manager
Karina Skovgaard .... script supervisor
Marie Skovgaard .... statist coordinator
Line Snitker .... runner
Lennart Storgaard .... location scout
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Dirch" - Denmark (original title)
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Runtime:
116 min
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Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Nikolaj Lie Kaas, who plays Dirch Passer, is the son of Dirch's frequent collaborator Preben Kaas (here played by Martin Buch).See more »
Quotes:
Stig Lommer:Mange ting har han budt mig, men at dø på premiereaftenen det er sgu godt nok det værste!See more »
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4 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Dirch - what a story!, 21 September 2011
Author: Babes-2 from Denmark

I went to see the Danish movie Dirch last night having heard mixed reviews ahead of my visit.

As the movie passed, it sort of 'grew' into this fascinating insight story about a great but very shy and insecure comedian who lived his life upon the expectations of others. He was simply unable to say 'No'. His insecurity incessantly made him chase the applause of the audience and his surroundings, and his shyness prevented him from gaining the security and support of close relationships.

All this affected his family life, his work, the friendship with his best friend and fellow comedian Kjeld and - not least - the quality of his all too short life.

A strong and sad but also beautiful movie with absolutely amazing performances by most actors but especially Nikolaj Lie Kaas in the role as Dirch!

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