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Department Q: The Keeper of Lost Causes ()

Kvinden i buret (original title)
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Police inspector Carl Mørck is put in charge of a department of cold cases, joined only by his assistant, Assad. They dig into a case about a disappeared woman.

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Cast

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Carl Mørck
Per Scheel Krüger ...
Anker
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Hardy Henningsen
Øyvind B. Fabricius Holm ...
Død mand
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Marcus Jacobsen
Divya Das ...
Nyhedsvært
Anne Bærskog Hauger ...
Viggas Rasmussen (voice) (as Anne Hauger)
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Assad
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Merete Lynggaard
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Tage Baggesen
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Søs Norup
Marie Mondrup ...
Helle Andersen
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Uffe Lynggaard
Kenneth Carmohn ...
Mand på færge
Michael Brostrup ...
Børge Bak
Jeff Pitzner ...
Beboer på Egely
Lane Lind ...
Forstander på Egely
Marijana Jankovic ...
Tereza
Anton Honik ...
Jesper
Camilla Slyngborg ...
Tv-journalist
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Jespers kæreste (as Marie Hammer Boda)
Olivia Holden ...
Merete som barn
Katrine Engberg ...
Meretes mor
Betina Grove Ankerdal ...
Lis
Bettina Strange Sandstrøm ...
Beboer på Egely
Anton Jarlros Gry ...
Björne
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Larsson
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Johan Lundquist
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Lars Bjørn
Jesper Riefensthal ...
Thomas
Henrik Larsen ...
Leif
Tilde Maja Fredriksen ...
Kvindelig pædagog
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Lasse som barn
Anna Sofie Helligsøe Haahr ...
Lasses lillesøster
Claus Maack Bahnsen ...
Meretes far
Ernst Boye ...
Uffe som barn
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Lasses far
Pernille Lyneborg ...
Ulla som ung
Nynne Bojsen ...
Socialrådgiver
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Lasses plejemor
Victor Marcussen ...
Lasses plejefar
Sebastian Teschemacher ...
Lasses plejebror
Bebiane Ivalo Kreutzmann ...
Lasses plejesøster
Anders Dines Vinten ...
Daniel Hale som barn
Tobias Stæhr Hansen ...
Dreng der får bank
Peter Plaugborg ...
Lars Henrik 'Lasse' Jensen
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Daniel Hale
Marie-Louise Coninck ...
Ulla Jensen
Stine Prætorius ...
Læge
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Divya Das ...
Nyhedsvaert
Christoffer Aro ...
Police Officer (uncredited)
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Politimand (uncredited)
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Guest in bar (uncredited)
Arild Rimestad ...
Agent at the office (uncredited)

Directed by

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Mikkel Nørgaard

Written by

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Jussi Adler-Olsen ... (novel)
 
Nikolaj Arcel ... (writer)
 
Nikolaj Arcel ... ()

Produced by

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Jonas Bagger ... co-producer
Karen Bentzon ... line producer
Marie Gade Denessen ... executive producer (as Maria Gade)
Madeleine Ekman ... co-producer
Marianne Jul Hansen ... line producer
Peter Aalbæk Jensen ... producer
Maria Köpf ... co-producer
Peter Nadermann ... executive producer
Keld Reinicke ... executive producer
Louise Vesth ... producer

Music by

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Patrik Andrén
Uno Helmersson
Johan Söderqvist

Cinematography by

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Eric Kress

Film Editing by

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Morten Egholm
Martin Schade

Editorial Department

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Tine Clasen ... coordinator
Henning Lind Eriksen ... coordinator
Emil Eriksson ... on-line editor
Lárus Ren Gudbjörnsson ... avid technician
Morten Højbjerg ... trailer editor
Janus Billeskov Jansen ... supervising editor
Simon Lytting ... technical supervisor
Lars 'Lalo' Werner Nielsen ... post facility manager
Kasper Schultz Simonsen ... assistant editor
Thomas Therchilsen ... colorist

Casting By

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Rie Hedegaard
Anja Philip

Production Design by

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Rasmus Thjellesen

Art Direction by

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Louise Drake af Hagelsrum ... (as Louise Drake)
Søren Schwartzberg

Set Decoration by

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Susanne Müller

Makeup Department

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Sofie de Mylius ... makeup artist
Tina Helmark ... makeup department head

Production Management

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Charlotte Buch ... post-production supervisor
Björn Eggert ... production manager
Lene Nielsen ... production manager
Nanna Nikali ... pre-production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Anders Barlebo ... first assistant director
Peter Hingebjerg ... first assistant director
Mette Kjærgaard ... second assistant director: Sweden
Jeanette Nordahl ... assistant director

Art Department

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Lars Brockmann ... property master
Christian Gad ... props assistant
Ida Hoffart ... set design assistant
Anders Huulgaard ... storyboard artist
Klas Jansson ... construction coordinator
Helle Lygum Justesen ... props assistant
Erik Klein ... carpenter
Molly Kyhl ... scenic artist
Matthew McLemore ... lead scenic artist
Parul Modha ... scenic artist
Richard Mundt ... props runner
Suzanne Murmann ... props assistant (as Suzanne Bøge Murmann)
Liselotte Møller ... scenic artist
Sten Nielsen ... carpenter (as Sten Lundegaard Nielsen)
Tine Hieronymus Nielsen ... property master (as Tine Hieronymus)
Mads Ellebæk Petersen ... scenic artist
Christopher Rabenhorst ... illustrator
Claudia Schröder ... props
Nick Skovgaard ... scenic artist
Frank Stoltze ... carpenter
Anna Stuckmann ... property master
Anders Thulin ... graphic designer
Hjørdis Toft ... set design assistant
Jon Truelsen ... set dresser
Bodil Veibaek ... set designer/draftsman
Casper Willemoes ... carpenter (as Casper Willemoes Gustafsson)

Sound Department

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Morten Dalsgaard ... sound effects editor
Rasmus Damsgaard ... sound editor
Nicolai Linck ... dialogue editor / foley editor
Lars Lund ... boom operator
Hans Møller ... sound designer
Julien Naudin ... foley artist

Special Effects by

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Hummer Højmark ... special effects coordinator
Christian Kitter ... special effects coordinator

Visual Effects by

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Andreas Alesik ... vfx supervisor: Prophecy FX / visual effects supervisor (as Andy Alesik)
Dan Lindskov Andersen ... lighting artist (as Dan Andersen) / visual effects (as Dan Andersen)
Ole Bukowsky ... visual effects artist
Jeppe N. Christensen ... visual effects supervisor
Philip Edner ... compositor
Maxi Fröhlich ... compositor
Kremena Ganeva ... compositor
Adam Granberg ... compositor
Shawn Griswold ... compositor
Eric Gustafsson ... compositor
Martin Gårdeler ... visual effects artist
Ivan Kondrup Jensen ... visual effects supervisor
Rikke Hovgaard Jørgensen ... visual effects producer
Tom Kis ... visual effects artist
Martin Marinov ... compositor
Michael Nielsen ... compositor / digital compositor
Nic Niemann ... visual effects producer
Nicolai Niemann ... visual effects producer
Alexander Nietzold ... visual effects artist (as Alex Nietzold)
Christoph Schmidt ... visual effects artist
Alexander Swahn ... compositor
Esben Syberg ... on set supervisor
Richard Sällqvist ... lead digital compositor
Mikael Theander ... compositor
Signe Vinther ... visual effects coordinator
Mikael Widegren ... matte painter
Katja Wik ... visual effects producer
George Yildiz ... compositor

Stunts

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Dennis Albrethsen ... stunt coordinator (as Dennis Albrechtsen) / stunt coordinator (as Dennis Albrethsen)
Thomas Bloem ... stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department

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Martin Andersen ... best boy electric: rigging unit
Niklas Bastian ... electrician
Philip Simon Christensen ... low loader grip
Per Danbo ... gaffer
Thomas Ditzel ... electrician
Jesper Maxwell Frederiksen ... lighting technician: rigging grip
Patrick Fuchs ... best boy
Christian Geisnæs ... still photographer
Spike Jonzon ... electrician: Sweden
Mikael Kort Kristensen ... grip
Hans Kötter ... best boy electric (as Hans Koetter)
Allan Køldal ... electrician (as Allan Rune Køldal)
Thomas Larsen ... best boy electric
Josef Lopez ... electrician: second unit
Daniel Parmo ... focus puller
Søren Pedersen ... assistant camera
Claus Preis ... best boy electric
Gabriel Stefan ... electrician
Rasmus Hedegaard Sørensen ... grip assistant
Jacob Thorndahl ... digital imaging technician

Animation Department

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Thomas Grønlund ... animator
Stefan Prüss ... animator

Casting Department

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Anita Juel Lystbæk ... extras coordinator
Marion Mogensen ... extras coordinator
Monika Mogensen ... extras coordinator
Kirsten Schultz ... extras coordinator

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Vibe Knoblauch Hededam ... costume assistant
Stine Thaning ... costumer

Location Management

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Kenneth Berg ... location scout
Christoffer Harding ... location scout: second unit
Mads-August Grarup Hertz ... location assistant
Thomas Kelly ... location scout
Moa Malan ... location assistant: Sweden
Dennis Petersen ... location manager: Sweden
Jacob-Ole Remming ... location manager
Marten Riese ... location manager

Music Department

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Manfred Faust ... orchestra recording engineer
Karsten Fundal ... orchestrator
Mikkel Maltha ... music supervisor
Dave Jewerén Moore ... protools editor (as Dave Moore)
Stefan Pintev ... music coordinator
Hamburg Studio Strings ... orchestra

Other crew

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Nanna Andréasson ... runner: Sweden
Eva-Maria Angervall ... production accountant: Sweden
Annika Appelin ... continuity
Martha Bramm ... production accountant
Daniel Brinck ... set runner
Cecilie Anna Christiansen ... production assistant: second unit
Johanna Eriksson ... extras coordinator: sweden
Rasmus Heisterberg ... script supervisor
Kristine Marie Jakobsen ... production assistant
Carina Svendsgaard Jeppesen ... production staff
Eva-Lena Karlsson ... production coordinator: Sweden
Magnus Kasting ... property master: second unit
Anders Kjærhauge ... legal
Maike Kühl ... runner
Gitte Lang ... production accountant
Ulrike Lanz ... production assistant
Matilda Larsson ... property master: Sweden
Jeanette Nordahl ... assistant to director
Mikkel Damkiær Pedersen ... production coordinator (as Mikkel Damkiær)
Maikol Petersen ... runner: Sweden
Emily Nicoline Quist ... assistant to producer
Anders Retsloff ... set-runner (as Anders Pedersen)
Carsten Sparwath ... production staff
Niels Thanild ... stand-in
Charlotte Vinther ... production accountant
Anse Vognsen ... production accountant
Huma Khan ... director legal post production (uncredited)

Thanks

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Jussi Adler-Olsen ... special thanks

Production Companies

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Chief detective Carl Mørck and his assistant Assad become involved in a five-year-old case concerning the mystery of politician Merete Lynggaard's disappearance - a journey that takes them deep into the undercurrent of abuse and malice that lurks beneath the polished surface of Scandinavia. Written by Zentropa Productions

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Taglines Intet er glemt for altid (Nothing is forgotten forever) (Danish teaser poster) See more »
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Also Known As
  • Erbarmen (Germany)
  • Jussi Adler Olsen Erbarmen (Germany)
  • Kvinnan i rummet (Sweden)
  • Kvinnen i buret (Norway)
  • Department Q: The Keeper of Lost Causes (United States)
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Runtime
  • 96 min
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Budget EUR5,000,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia Nikolaj Lie Kaas (Carl) and Sonja Richter (Merete) play husband and wife in the third season of The Killing (2007). See more »
Goofs The main villain, Lars, is sent to the orphanage in 1991. Before this he set in the care of foster parents. In the living room these foster parents there is a combination VHS-DVD machine, which did not appear at least 15 years later. See more »
Movie Connections Features Prop and Berta (2000). See more »
Soundtracks Summer Dresses See more »
Quotes Carl Mørck: Do me a favour... if I get murdered... don't investigate my case
Tage Baggesen: Fuck You
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