The Substitute

The Substitute (2007)

  • Genre: Thriller, Comedy, Horror
  • Release Date: 2007-03-13
  • User Rating: 5.5/10 from 64 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 33min
  • Language: Dansk
  • Production Company: Thura Film
  • Production Country: Denmark
  • Director: Ole Bornedal
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6th Grade gets a new substitute teacher. She wants to train the class for an international competition in Paris. But something isn't right. How is she able read kids' minds? Why is she so mean? And how does she manage to convince everyone's parents she is so great when the whole class knows she is really an alien?

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  • Paprika Steen

    as Ulla Harms, Vikaren
  • Ulrich Thomsen

    as Jesper
  • Jonas Wandschneider

    as Carl
  • Emma Juel Justesen

    as Rikke
  • Sonja Richter

    as Maria
  • Nikolaj Falkenberg-Klok

    as Philipp
  • Olivia Stenderup Garre

    as Sofie
  • Henrik Prip

    as Psykolog Claus
  • Sofie Gråbøl

    as Carls Mor
  • Mollie Maria Gilmartin

    as Lotte
  • Josephine Gents

    as Camilla
  • Emma Claudia Søndergaard

    as Laura
  • Jakob Fals Nygaard

    as Albert
  • Andreas Gram Nielsen

    as Tobias
  • Mathias Peter Kjær

    as Malthe
  • Peter Hesse Overgaard

    as Skoleinspektør Maele
  • Ulf Pilgaard

    as Undervisningsminister
  • Hans Holtegaard

    as Hønsefarmeren
  • Niels Anders Thorn

    as Philips far
  • Cecilia Zwick-Nash

    as Philips mor
  • Holger Juul Hansen

    as Fortæller (voice)
  • Vibeke Hastrup

    as Alberts mor
  • Lars Bom

    as Alberts far
  • Joy-Maria Frederiksen

    as Lottes mor
  • Jørgen Bing

    as Lottes far
  • Mette Kolding

    as Camillas mor
  • Peter Oliver Hansen

    as Camillas far
  • Helle Dolleris

    as Tobias mor
  • Peter Aude

    as Tobias far
  • Signe Kjærgaard Jensen

  • Gaia Sien Christoffersen

  • Sarah Charlotte Bjørn

  • Nikita Beensimon Rossing

  • Pernille Holt

  • Andreas Buchtrup Andersen

  • Oskar Emil Prip

  • Gustav Meiling Madsen

  • Thomas Bugge Visholm

  • Malthe Frøkjær-Rubbås

  • Benjamin Thorup Arnfred

  • Dave Mallow

  • Lars Mogelberg

  • Kurt Strand

  • Michael Larsen

Writing Ole Bornedal Screenplay
Sound Marco Beltrami Original Music Composer
Art Marie í Dali Production Design
Editing Thomas Krag Editor
Writing Henrik Prip Screenplay
Camera Dan Laustsen Director of Photography
Production Karin Jagd Casting
Directing Ole Bornedal Director
Production Michael Obel Producer