Stationsbyfotografen (1998)

A time capsule with a bygone era captured on film, thus allowing the viewer a glimpse of life in a typical Danish town during the 1930's and 40's from actual footage from the time by ... See full summary »

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Svend Mikkelsen (concept), Jørgen Vestergaard (screenplay)

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A time capsule with a bygone era captured on film, thus allowing the viewer a glimpse of life in a typical Danish town during the 1930's and 40's from actual footage from the time by photographer Svend Mikkelsen. Mikkelsen arrived in Fjerritslev in 1939, where he and his wife established a photo shop. At the same time, he acquired a 16mm film camera, and on his leisure time from the shop, began to document the everyday activities of the town from 1939 until 1949. His project was actualized into professional black-and-white movie recordings amounting to a four-hour playing time. When Svend Mikkelsen died, his son and daughter decided to donate the material to Fjerritslev Library so that it could be saved for posterity. The library and a local association engaged the film director Jørgen Vestergaard, who together with film maker Tommy Hald, spent a couple of months editing the historical silent film recordings. Utilizing the cut portions, music and speaker commentary was added and the ... Written by yt

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Denmark

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Danish

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1998 (Denmark) See more »

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Fjerritslev, Denmark See more »

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JV Film & TV See more »
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