Skyggen (film)


''Webmaster'' (original title ''Skyggen'', also known as ''The Shadow'') is a 1998 Danish cyberpunk thriller (genre), thriller film. Directed by Thomas Borch Nielsen, it stars Danish actor Lars Bom as the cerebral, machine-like hacker-turned-webmaster J.B., who performs his job while hanging upside down, wearing virtual reality goggles, his mind busy deep inside cyberspace. Upon witnessing a murder, he teams up with the impulsive, energetic Miauv (Puk Scharbau). Lars Bom won the Best Actor award at the Italian Fantafestival, where the film also won for Best Special Effects. The film furthermore won a Silver Grand Prize at the 1999 Brussels International Festival of Fantasy Film, and a Danish Robert Award for Best Production Design. The movie was financed by the Danish bank "Forst├Ždernes Bank"Forst├Ždernes Bank is no longer a functional lending and savings institution. and the final production cost was not disclosed by neither producers nor the director. When the movie was released in Denmark in 1998 it was met with mixed reviews.


External links

''Skyggen'' at the Danish National Filmography

Zeitgeist (production company)
1990s science fiction films 1998 films Cyberpunk films Danish films Danish science fiction films 1990s Danish-language films {{Denmark-film-stub