A Day in October (1991)


Introduction

A story that revolves around the trails and tribulations of a family and their involvement with the underground in the 1940s, when the Danish Jews moved out of Denmark to Sweden, a neutral country.

Original title: En dag i oktober.

Outline

This story, based on fact, is about the movement of Danish Jews out of Denmark to neutral Sweden in the 1940’s. It focuses on a single family and tells of their involvement with the underground and of their own, initially reluctant, participation in sabotaging a munitions plant, and of the daughter’s affection for one of the movements leaders.

Cast

  • D.B. Sweeney … Niels Jensen.
  • Kelly Wolf … Sara Kublitz.
  • Tovah Feldshuh … Emma Kublitz.
  • Daniel Benzali … Solomon Kublitz.
  • Ole Lemmeke … Larsen.
  • Kim Rømer … Arne.
  • Anders Peter Bro … Kurt.
  • Lars Oluf Larsen … Willy.
  • Morten Suurballe … Peter.
  • Jens Arentzen … Paul.
  • Lily Weiding … Secretary.
  • Arne Hansen … Hansen.
  • Jørgen Teytaud … Fisherman.
  • Jørgen Bidstrup … Moviegoer.
  • Dale Lovett … Policeman.
  • Thomas Hogsbro … Danish Nazi.
  • Anina Ritterband Rosenbaum … Little Girl.
  • Dag Lan … Rabbi.
  • Benjamin Levy … Cantor.
  • Klaus Hjuler … Young Dane.
  • Anders Bigandt … Resistance Man.
  • Jon Stephensen … Resistance Man.
  • Jens Alsbirk … Resistance Man.
  • Ken Vedsegaard … Resistance Man.
  • Ernest Holm Svendsen … Resistance Man.
  • Jacob Orsted … Resistance Man.
  • Kasper Morville … Resistance Man.
  • Jesper Birch … Resistance Man.
  • Mikkel Herslov … Resistance Man.
  • Klaus Nielsen … Resistance Man.
  • Rune David Grue … Resistance Man.

Production & Filming Details

  • Director(s): Kenneth Madsen.
  • Producer(s):
    • Just Betzer … producer.
    • Joan Borsten … associate producer.
    • Jesper Holm … assistant producer.
    • Kenneth Madsen … producer.
    • Philippe Rivier … producer.
    • Pernille Siesbye … executive producer.
  • Writer(s): Damian F. Slattery.
  • Music: Adam Gorgoni and Jens Lysdal.
  • Cinematography: Henning Kristiansen.
  • Editor(s): Nicolas Gaster.
  • Production:
    • Kenmad/Panorama Film International.
    • Det Danske Filminstitut (in association with).
  • Distributor(s):
    • Academy Entertainment (1993) (USA) (VHS).
    • Astrablu Media (2007) (World-wide) (all media).
    • Castle Hill Productions (1992) (USA) (all media).
    • Tango Entertainment (2006) (USA) (DVD).
    • United American Video (1995) (USA) (VHS).
  • Release Date: 06 September 1991 (Denmark).
  • Running Time: 97 minutes.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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