Røgen (Smoke) is thought as a sequel to our earlier film Flammen (Flame). It is an odd and somewhat morbid interpretation of the

Filter Film - Baard Owe in character
Filter Film - Recording sound inspired by sibelius

classic story about the boy who cried wolf to many times, only here we see an old man at a retirement home yelling for cigarettes.


“The cello recording is based on some rear and unrecorded material of Sibelius.”

Filter Film - Morten Lindemann Olsen and Baard Owe in action
Filter Film - Filming on location in copenhagen


The film has been screened at Folkets Biograf in Copenhagen and...

“The smoke at the end of the film, is the director blowing smoke into a garden hose from underneath the chair.”

“We had to make the entire retirement home shut down the firealarm system to kill the smoke alarms.”

“The director has worked at a retirement home in the past, playing out this scene over and over again.”

received an honoral mention at the 2015 One-Take Festival in London.

Filter Film - Photographer Rasmus Quistgaard
Filter Film - Director Arne Kristoffer Wang Holthe trying to eat
Filter Film - Recording studio Copenhagen
FIlter Film - Arne Kristoffer Wang Holthe, Baard Owe and Morten Lindemann Olsen
Filter Film - Director Arne Kristoffer Wang Holthe setting up the shot
Filter Film - Actor Morten Lindemann Olsen


cool old people there that let us make this dark and somewhat strange comedy short.

This was a technically difficult shot made on location at a retirement home. Huge thanks to all the staff and...

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