The Birdcatcher

The Birdcatcher (2019)

Inspired by true events

  • Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
  • Release Date: 2019-03-08
  • User Rating: 5.5/10 from 58 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 37min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Reliance Entertainment Productions Scandi
  • Production Country: Norway, United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Director: Ross Clarke
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From 58 Ratings


Norway, 1942, during World War II. After being separated from her family, Esther, a young Jewish girl from Trondheim, arrives at an isolated farm where she must assume a new identity in order to survive the Nazi persecution.

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  • Sarah-Sofie Boussnina

    as Esther
  • Arthur Hakalahti

    as Aksel
  • Jakob Cedergren

    as Johann
  • Laura Birn

    as Anna
  • Johannes Bah Kuhnke

    as Fred
  • August Diehl

    as Herman
  • Anders Baasmo Christiansen

    as Tor
  • Jonas Hoff Oftebro

    as Petter
  • Andrea Bræin Hovig

    as Rebecca
  • Tibo Vandenborre

    as Reichmann
  • Dag Malmberg

    as Hans
  • Jon Øigarden

    as Gestapo Officer
  • Bjørn Skagestad

    as Karlsen
  • Marte Germaine Christensen

    as The Veterinarian
  • Per Bogstad Gulliksen

    as Dr. Hansen
  • Janne Kokkin

    as Mrs. Henie
  • Gerdi Schjelderup

    as Mrs. Jensen
  • Jørgen Langhelle

    as Henry Gleditsch
  • Hans Petter Nilsen

    as Gregers
  • Trond-Ove Skrødal

    as Hay Truck Driver
  • Ewald Bos

    as Herman's Soldier #1
  • Are Bruvold

    as Herman's Soldier #2
  • Kjetil Nordø

    as Herman's Soldier #3
  • Odd Roald Horjem

    as Herman's Soldier #4
  • Claire Judic

    as Fugitive #1
  • Eshan Rajabi

    as Fugitive #2
  • Trond Abelsen

    as Fugitive #3
  • Maria Aronsen

    as Fugitive #4
  • Jon Vegard Hovdal

    as NS Official #1
  • Espen Sletvold

    as NS Official #2
  • Marit Kvitseth

    as NS Official's Wife #1
  • Caroline Fredriksen

    as NS Official's Wife #2
  • Mari Berger Skjøstad

    as Karlsen's Wife
  • Per Gunnar Merakerli

    as Man in a Suit
  • Olav Strand

    as Reichmann's Soldier
  • Jonetta Kviseth

    as Baby
  • Klaus Ulvestad

    as German Soldier #1
  • Henning Nilsen

    as German Soldier #2
  • Frode Stenhaug

    as Reichmann's Driver
  • Ragna Binde

    as Old Woman
  • Maja Guldberg

    as Daughter
  • Doula Lymniati

    as Mother
  • Tom Eikrem

    as Father
  • Stian Hovland Pedersen

    as Gestapo Officer #1
  • Ståle Tørring

    as Gestapo Officer #2
  • Gerd Aker

    as Script Supervisor
Production Deepak Nayar Executive Producer
Production Ellen Michelsen Casting Director
Camera John Christian Rosenlund Director of Photography
Production Norman Merry Executive Producer
Editing Nicolas Gaster Editor
Production Aku Louhimies Co-Executive Producer
Sound Rob Hughes Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Production Lisa G. Black Producer
Visual Effects Pål Morten Hverven Special Effects Supervisor
Crew Pål Morten Hverven Stunt Driver
Production Nicolas Chartier Executive Producer
Production Jonathan Deckter Executive Producer
Production Shahbaz Aynoddin Location Manager
Directing Ross Clarke Director
Production Ross Clarke Producer
Sound Stephen Griffiths Supervising Sound Editor
Visual Effects Sheila Wickens Visual Effects Supervisor
Sound Ian Waggott Foley Artist
Directing Jon Are Uhnger First Assistant Director
Sound Jørn Ryen Sound Mixer
Sound Jennie Evans Dialogue Editor
Production Brandi Savitt Co-Executive Producer
Camera Øystein Moe Second Unit Director of Photography
Visual Effects Alexander Somma Visual Effects Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Eros Codinas Hair Designer
Costume & Make-Up Eros Codinas Makeup Designer
Art Åsa Nilsson Production Design
Lighting Nicholas Messel Gaffer
Sound Jim Copperthwaite Original Music Composer
Sound Rob Davidsson ADR Mixer
Production Leon Clarance Producer
Directing Therese Messel Script Supervisor
Writing Trond Morten Venaasen Screenplay
Sound Ben Cross Foley Mixer
Production Bente Maalen Production Manager
Production Joachim Lyng Line Producer
Sound Yanti Windrich ADR Recordist
Art Eduardo Garcia-Drageseth Property Master
Editing Laura Morrod Editor
Production Laure Vaysse Executive Producer
Costume & Make-Up Anne Isene Costume Designer
Art Håkon Walter Iversen Art Department Assistant
Art Marius Winje Brustad Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Natalia Davadi Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Lill-Chanett Gundersen Assistant Makeup Artist
Sound Tom Jenkins Sound Effects Editor
Art Martine Bjørnbakken Vangen Art Department Assistant
Crew Morten Helland Special Effects Assistant
Crew Mathias Sarre Ramstad Floor Runner
Production Laura Brook Executive Producer
Art Silje Wiedswang Larsson Set Dresser
Costume & Make-Up Anne-Lene Myklebust Karlsen Assistant Makeup Artist
Art Hallvard Hellem Art Department Assistant
Art Kathrine Riberg Hewett Art Department Assistant
Art Lene Nilssen Viken Art Department Assistant
Art Victoria Wælgaard Set Dresser
Sound Geir Døhlie Gjerdsjø Boom Operator
Crew Emil Julian Radich Slaatten Special Effects Assistant
Crew Lucy-Jayne Murray Stunt Double
Crew Otto Tangstad Stunt Coordinator
Camera Morten Magnussen Key Grip
Art Jørgen Sellevold Art Department Assistant
Camera Ian Corless Still Photographer