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Daniel (2019)

Ser du månen, Daniel (original title)
The story of Danish photographer Daniel Rye, who was captured by ISIS in Syria in 2013 and held hostage for 398 days.

Directors:

Niels Arden Oplev, Anders W. Berthelsen (co-director)

Writers:

Puk Damsgaard Andersen (book) (as Puk Damsgård), Anders Thomas Jensen
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Credited cast:
Esben Smed ... Daniel Rye
Toby Kebbell ... James Foley
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Arbi Alviati Arbi Alviati ... Alexei
Yvonne Andersen Yvonne Andersen ... Susanne's colleague
Sofia Asir ... Aya
Ali Barouti Ali Barouti ... Poul (Beatles)
Youssef Berouain ... Ringo (Beatles)
Anders W. Berthelsen Anders W. Berthelsen ... Arthur
Thomas Biehl ... Coach
Henrik Birch ... Henning
Rasmus Bjerg ... Tue Berg
Samuel Brafman-Moutier ... Jeremy
Mathieu Busson Mathieu Busson ... Luis
Charlie Carrick ... Michael Foley
Anna Dalentoft Anna Dalentoft ... Katie Foley
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The story of Danish photographer Daniel Rye, who was captured by ISIS in Syria in 2013 and held hostage for 398 days.

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Trivia

The movies title "ser du månen, Daniel?" - "Do you see the moon, Daniel?" Is a reference to the book by Puk Damsgård by the same title where Daniels mother writes in her diary while he's captive and comforts herself by knowing that they're under the same sky and asks "I wonder if you see the moon, Daniel" See more »

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Strong lead character performance
4 September 2019 | by mortenbassejensenSee all my reviews

Esben Smed is performing extremely well and strong in the role as Daniel. Fantastic dramatisation of actual events.


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Country:

Denmark | Norway | Sweden

Language:

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Release Date:

29 August 2019 (Denmark) See more »

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Aarhus, Denmark See more »

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DKK41,000,000 (estimated)
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