The Boys from St. Petri

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The Boys from St. Petri
Directed by Søren Kragh-Jacobsen
Produced byMads Egmont Christensen
Hedda Craner
Bent Fabricius-Bjerre
Written bySøren Kragh-Jacobsen
Bjarne Reuter
Starring Tomas Villum Jensen
Nikolaj Lie Kaas
CinematographyDan Laustsen
Edited byLeif Axel Kjeldsen
Distributed by Nordisk Film
Release date
  • 11 October 1991 (1991-10-11)
Running time
111 minutes

The Boys from St. Petri (Danish : Drengene fra Sankt Petri) is a 1991 Danish drama film directed by Søren Kragh-Jacobsen. It was screened out of competition at the 1992 Cannes Film Festival. [1] The film is inspired by the activities of the Churchill Club, but the actual plot is fiction. It is based on Bjarne Reuter's book Drengene fra Sankt Petri. [2] It has been published in English as Boys from St. Petri. [3]



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  1. "Festival de Cannes: The Boys from St. Petri". Retrieved 16 August 2009.
  2. Reuter, Bjarne (2013). Drengene fra Sankt Petri. Gyldendal. ISBN   978-87-02-14465-9.
  3. Reuter, Bjarne B. (1996). Boys from St. Petri. Turtleback Books. ISBN   978-0-7857-7851-6.