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De vilde svaner (2009)

A little princess, Elisa, is living happily with her eleven brothers when their father, the old King, remarries. Bedazzled by his new Queen's beauty and powers of enchantment, he sends ... See full summary »

Writers:

Per Brink Abrahamsen (story editor), Hans Christian Andersen (fairy tale) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Stine Fischer Christensen ... Elisa
Jens Jørn Spottag ... Kongen
Benedikte Hansen ... Dronningen
Ghita Nørby Ghita Nørby ... Fatamorgana / Den gamle kone
Søren Sætter-Lassen ... Ærkebiskop
Thure Lindhardt ... Prins Albrecht
Helle Hertz Helle Hertz ... Berthe
Mads M. Nielsen Mads M. Nielsen ... Den unge konge
Mads Hjulmand ... Prins Eberhard
Frej Spangsberg Lorenzen Frej Spangsberg Lorenzen ... Prins Konrad
Emma B. Marott Emma B. Marott ... Unge Elisa (as Emma Bendtzen Marrot)
Heidi Ryom Heidi Ryom ... Lamia
Lis Jeppesen Lis Jeppesen ... Lamia
Emil Johan Lykke Andersen Emil Johan Lykke Andersen ... Ung prins #1
Ludvig Philip Bach Ludvig Philip Bach ... Ung prins #2
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Storyline

A little princess, Elisa, is living happily with her eleven brothers when their father, the old King, remarries. Bedazzled by his new Queen's beauty and powers of enchantment, he sends Elisa away. Meanwhile the Queen transforms her brothers into swans. When Elisa returns as an adult, her father is unable to recognize her, and she is hounded out of the kingdom. With the help of an old woman - the fairy Fata Morgana in disguise - she tracks down her brother. They are now swans by day, and human beings by night. Elisa vows to do everyting in her power to save her brothers. FataMorgana comes to her in a dream and shows her how she must weave eleven coarse shirts from flax made of stinging nettles, in order that her brothers may regain human form. Until the task is accomplished, she must not speak a word. Meanwhile a young King of the new land comes upon Elisa, and is smitten with her. He makes her his Queen, despite the protestations of the Archbishop, who regards her as a witch. One ... Written by JJ Film

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Adventure | Drama

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Country:

Denmark

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

11 September 2009 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

De vilda svanarna See more »

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Budget:

DKK 15,000,000 (estimated)
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JJ Film See more »
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(original)

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Margrethe II is the Queen of Denmark. She makes Scenografi but she is actually also participating in the film during the scene where the execution is taking part. See more »

Connections

Version of Dikie lebedi (1962) See more »

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