The Lost Treasure of the Knights Templar / Tempelriddernes skat
Denmark, 85' ,
Directed by: Kasper Barfoed
Script: Søren Frellesen, Philip Lazebnik
Producer: Tivi Magnusson, Mie Andreasen
Production company: M&M Productions A/S
Cinematography: Jan Richter-Friis
Editing: Kasper Leick
Music: Jeppe Kaas
Cast: Julie Grundtvig Wester, Nicklas Svale Andersen, Christian Heldbo Wienberg, Frederikke Thomassen
Format: 35 mm, boja
Running time: 85'
Katrine, 13, is spending the summer on the Baltic island of Bornholm. With the help of her friends Nis and Mathias, she sets out to solve the mystery of a lost treasure buried by Knights Templar in the Middle Ages. One late night, the kids witness the cold-blooded murder of the vicar Johannes by mysterious men in black robes. Fully aware they are up against formidable forces, the kids vow to find the treasure.
Kasper Barfoed , director, born 1972, Denmark. Has B.A. in Comparative Literature, University of Copenhagen. Since 1991 has gained all-round experience on a number of feature films, working with Liv Ullmann, Erik Clausen, Bille August, Lotte Svendsen and Anders Thomas Jensen. He made the short film ‘Fruit and Good Humor’ (1997). Wrote and directed the short film ’The Performance’ which received Best Comedy Short Award at Los Angeles Shortsfest, 2003. His feature film debut was the boxoffice success (’My Sister's Kids in Egypt’, 2004).
Danish Film Institute
Location and screening schedule: Cinema Europe, Tuesday, October 23rd at 13.00