The personal story of the greatest tragedy in Greenlandic maritime history, told by the grandson of one of the 95 passengers who lost their lives on the cold stormy night of January 30th, 1959, when M/S Hans Hedtoft - on its maiden voyage - allegedly hit an iceberg.

Director:

Inuk Jørgensen

Writer:

Inuk Jørgensen (co-writer)
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The personal story of the greatest tragedy in Greenlandic maritime history, told by the grandson of one of the 95 passengers who lost their lives on the cold stormy night of January 30th, 1959, when M/S Hans Hedtoft - on its maiden voyage - allegedly hit an iceberg.

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Plot Keywords:

arctic | shipwreck | See All (2) »

Taglines:

SOS, we have hit an iceberg.

Genres:

Documentary | Short

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Trivia

The idea for this film came while developing Home (2018). See more »

Goofs

Lavalier microphone and sound recorder visible on the sofa at the 0:01:11 mark. See more »

Alternate Versions

An online-version of Hedtoft is planned for an early 2021 release. This version will feature a different colour-grade and a slightly modified sound mix in order to accommodate for non-theatrical viewing conditions. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Home (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

All Hope Abandon
Written by Small Time Giants
Performed by Small Time Giants
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Official Sites:

Official Site

Country:

Greenland

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

15 October 2020 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Qaqortoq, Greenland

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Budget:

DKK60,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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