A portrait of raw creativity and the bruising challenges of success on the fringes of the Danish rap scene, starring Danish rapper Gilli.
- Director Fenar Ahmad
- Producers Morten Kjems Juhl, Nina Bisgaard
- Screenwriter Anders Ølholm
- With Kian Rosenberg Larsson, Rasmus Hammerich, Marijana Jankovic, Ali Sivandi, Benny Jamz
- Denmark 2014
- 89 mins
- Sales Beo Films
Mikael (Kian Rosenberg Larsson aka Danish rapper Gilli) and his hip-hop-loving crew of friends from the Copenhagen ‘projects’ have achieved a small level of success with their high-rise beats. He is clearly the talent of the group, a natural in terms of his rhymes and performance. It’s no surprise that he comes to the attention of established and successful rapper Apollo, who sees Mikael’s skills as a means to refresh and bolster his own somewhat waning career. Collaboration with Apollo offers success, money, drugs, sex and booze... What could have been just another rags-to-riches story in less inspired hands is animated here by fresh performances, slick visuals and a knockout soundtrack. Debut director Fenar Ahmed presents an authentic portrait of raw creativity and the bruising challenges of success in this striking and hugely entertaining film.