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Søren Kragh-Jacobsen

Skyggen af Emma (Emma's Shadow)

93' - 1988 - Drama, Comedy - Dialogue: Danish
Director: Søren Kragh-Jacobsen Composer: Thomas Lindahl With: Line Kruse, Börje Ahlstedt, Erik Wedersøe
Virtually unknown in English-speaking countries, ‘Emma’s Shadow’ was one of the most popular Danish films of the 1980s, and a winner of several awards in the bargain. Emma, an impulsive 11-year-old girl, is portrayed by Line Krüse. Tired of being neglected by her wealthy parents, Emma fakes her own kidnapping. She hides out with an impoverished Copenhagen sewer worker. Things take a serious turn halfway through, but a lighthearted ‘Pippi Longstocking’ atmosphere pervades the picture throughout. (Hal Erickson)

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Credits

Director

Søren Kragh-Jacobsen

Composer

Thomas Lindahl

With

Line Kruse, Börje Ahlstedt, Erik Wedersøe

Scenario

Kirsten Bonnén Rask, Rumle Hammerich, Jörn O. Jensen, Hans Kragh-Jacobsen, Søren Kragh-Jacobsen, Flemming Quist Møller, Åke Sandgren

Director of Photography

Dan Laustsen

Editor

Leif Axel Kjeldsen

Producer

Tivi Magnusson

More information

Dialogue

Danish

Countries of production

Denmark

Year

1988

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