Daniel Dencik – Moon Rider

Daniel_Dencik KopieFilming a cycling documentary on Super8 seems like a crazy idea these days, when it’s so easy to add any retro-filter you want to your digital footage in post-production with just one mouse-click. Nevertheless the guy to the right did it the old-fashioned way.

His name is Daniel Dencik. He’s a writer, editor and filmmaker from Copenhagen, Denmark, who just released his fascinating first documentary film “Moon Rider” as a director.

“Moon Rider” is the coming-of-age story about the Danish bike rider Rasmus Quaade who struggles to become a professional rider. Rasmus’ physical abilities are extra ordinary and build for cycling but his mind is build for thinking. His constant reflections about life and death become his biggest obstacle in reaching his goal of becoming a World Champion. Daniel Dencik’s film paints an honest and heartbreaking picture of the extreme and lonely life of a young championship rider.

Please feel free to join our little conversation with Daniel and hear how it all started, which obstacles he encountered while filming “Moon Rider”, why he loves  Bernard Hinault and why he wants to be as dreamy and irrational as possible in his documentaries.


Please give us an introduction to you first. Where are you from? How did you get into the movie business? What kind of artistic education do you have?

I am from Copenhagen, I got accepted to The National FIlm School at a young age. I was trained as a film editor, but while at school I got my first collections of poems published. Since then I have written several books. But I kept editing at the same time, and at a certain point I just felt like I ought to direct a movie.

Do you have a special relationship to cycling or why did you choose this topic for your first big feature film as a director?

I fell in love with bicycling when I was two years old. I remember watching Bernard Hinault and crying all the time because I could not accept that he wasn’t my father. I love everything about it. Even during the latest Lance Armstrong-interview I felt a strong connection with him. He’s as enigmatic as it gets.

Rasmus Quaade is the star of your movie who struggles to become a professional rider. How did you get in touch with him in the
beginning? What was first, the idea of doing a cycling documentary in general or the idea of portraying Rasmus personally? Did you have to convince him to take part in your movie?

We grew up in the same neighborhood of Copenhagen, Valby. But he’s way younger than me, so I didn’t know him before making the movie. The idea of doing a cycling film came first. But then I came across the name Quaade, and I just found it to have this heroic and mysterious air about it. I had to convince him, he was kind of suspicious at our first meeting: I invited him for a dinner. He chose the restaurant that was nearest to his mother’s home, since he found it very weird that an older man wanted to meet him for dinner.

How long did you accompany Rasmus at all? Did you encounter any obstacles or throwbacks while filming the movie? How did his team mates like the fact that there was always a camera around to portray him?

I followed him for 2-3 years. The obstacles were so many, I don’t know where to begin. First of all, shooting on Super8 turned out to be a really stupid choice. Beautiful, but stupid. Try to change a film cassette on a motor bike going 60 km/h while there’s a bicycle race going on next to you and you’ll know what I mean. His team mates where mainly just jealous that someone was following Rasmus and not them. They were all completely unknown when I started shooting.

rasmus_start Kopie

You shot the film on Super8 and also created a very special atmosphere with additional sound effects. What was your intention or rather your philosophy behind this concept?

I have one very strong moral principle: My main character has to like the film. That’s the only thing I care about. I am not a journalist, I think there may be a greater truth hidden in a personal story when you let it evolve around dreams, sensations, fears, humiliation, imagination and grandeur instead of just clinging to the factual order of events. We are dreamy, irrational beings – so when I make a film I want it to be as dreamy and irrational as I can.

You also wrote two books of poetry and a collection of short stories. How does this background as a writer affect your work as an editor and director?

Well, in the case of Moon Rider the two disciplines melted together in a very poetic way. I could use Quaade’s words in an almost sculptural way. I was spending weeks with the sound designer constructing sentences out of the dictaphone material, deleting fillers, building new phrases. We even got Quaade back in the studio to refine it even more.

If our readers like your movie: which other documentary would you like to recommend them to watch? Which one did you influence or impress most recently?

Of recent documentaries I liked very much “Senna”, “Searching For Sugarman”, and ‘Into The Abyss”.

Are there any upcoming projects you already want to talk about?

Sure, my next film is already finished and will open in 50 cinemas around Denmark as we speak. It’s called ‘Expedition To The End of The World’. The film is set on an old wooden schooner, an original pirate-ship that set sails for one of the last white spots in the world: the vast fjords of North East Greenland. It’s a film about science and art and nature. The ice is melting now and it’s just so breathtakingly beautiful. The soundtrack is by Mozart and Metallica.


More about the movie and the place to purchase the DVD:



Leave A Comment

Captcha Captcha Reload

That’s what it’s all about …

bushwah! is home to the fabulous and formidable Wisenheimers.

Triplets Walter, Werner and Wilhelm - les dernier germes de la bourgeoisie - are teaming up to protect the world from bad taste and bad breath.

Nobody outgeschreys the Wisenheimers - or do you?

  • jacqueline movie
  • msn suck dick
  • free pic galleries teens
  • vanessa nimmo topless pics
  • massage parlor sex movies
  • why would men like anal sex
  • hot wet and wild pussy
  • sexe mature francais
  • women getting naked then having sex
  • infocus girls free pee vids
  • silicone anal sex toys
  • teens young under skirt
  • sex party nude
  • Hijab girls sex video
  • adult amateur movie auditions
  • Ebony teen nude pics
  • black and white themed teen roons
  • Girl kiss bed
  • Big black dicks in pussy
  • slave fuck movies
  • huge black breasts movies
  • pokemon hardcore xxx
  • petite latina bikini
  • free video tiny tits
  • dickies black quarter socks
  • albanian pics
  • college teen fuck on couch accident
  • very young sexual photos
  • close up teen pink pussy
  • social nudism pictures sites
  • Ass big nice
  • very young girl getting boned
  • young yr old fuck video
  • emily blonde girlfriend
  • wives forced into threesome
  • sexy girls black pussy free
  • excellent grammie mature naked pics
  • dockers jeans womens petite
  • my got my pussy wet
  • amature young girls
  • stars squirting pussy
  • emma watson pics naked
  • best deep throat videos
  • young teen boys suits
  • sex videos free download
  • Skinny shaved pussy
  • hott blond pussy
  • picture young man
  • handjob jerking off videos
  • face gagging sex movies
  • asian drunk wife
  • stripped naked video
  • girls pussy that is wet pics
  • black male star
  • free teen gang bang
  • youg girls sex stories
  • hawaiian babes movies
  • Naked girls in swimming pool
  • big black mommas boobs
  • best oral creampie galleries
  • natural blonde pictures
  • emmanuelle in space lesbian sex scenes
  • young girl butt fucked
  • japanese naked school
  • new denise richards topless pics
  • young throat fuckers
  • Adult interracial sex
  • wife rides strange black cock
  • cartoon vids fre
  • sexy young hot girls naked
  • black menand their dicks
  • magdalene blonde pics
  • free hardcore wife post
  • Pakistan sex photos
  • beautiful teen blonde sex
  • panda bear picture black white
  • hot pussy girls like britney spears
  • ammeture teen blowjobs pics
  • harley davidson christmas gifts for couples
  • lai hai pussy
  • free fetish teen pussy pics
  • dvd amsterdam video netherlands
  • wifes homemade sex video
  • virus free video sites
  • taiwan girls being stripped video
  • anal erotic gaping
  • free hot amateur celeb video
  • young male naked amateur
  • girl watches friends fuck
  • Very hot passionate lesbians
  • old lesbians doing young lesbians
  • pussy torture free videos
  • movies for s
  • cocksucking daughter sex videos
  • download trailer pussy lips
  • skinny babes movies
  • wife licks asshole video
  • mature nipple slip pics
  • young image board
  • clarkston washington sex swingers
  • Mexican teen sex
  • anal plus lory
  • Hot wet pussy lips
  • interracial creampies videos
  • teen pussy poking
  • How to make a girl pussy squirt
  • free foot fetsish movies footsie babes
  • sexy girls butts tubes
  • curved pussy
  • amateur streaming free
  • Miss california usa semi nude photo
  • Naked girl playing
  • sexy cute vids
  • martial arts girls gallery
  • south korean ethnic groups
  • wet orgasm female pics
  • bald pussy lesbian sex
  • videos of paris hilton having sex
  • girl make guy suck
  • white teens black cocks xvids
  • free video wife swapping gone bad
  • tubes sexy amateur black
  • eary teen girls
  • sexual punishment hardcore
  • french teen forced sex videos
  • anal sex accident
  • office girl boobs
  • Hooter girl
  • sexy dc babes
  • masturbating petite brunnette
  • hot pics of dark magician girl
  • sex with another man wife
  • amatuer movie husband films wife black
  • sexy girls on cum machines videos
  • mature gloryhole big cock movies
  • latina wife hard fuck
  • sexy office lady foot lick
  • teen pussy twat tits sex
  • Hot sex boy
  • Girls kiss pics
  • hot young teen girl fucks
  • adult blonde picture galleries
  • Hottest teens videos
  • sex in silk dress free video
  • erotic fantasy sex
  • asian cock pics
  • arabic sex gallery
  • ggg sex box galleries
  • horny bitch wants dick
  • ultimate hardcore
  • virgin teen couple home sex video
  • free young amateur videos
  • Young college girls naked
  • reality wife kel
  • honeymoon sex erotic story
  • video of lesbians with big tits
  • fuck teen pussy
  • asian sex very young
  • how tall is petite
  • wife lesbian sex
  • very sexy girls nakes
  • china teen sex cliops
  • Milf big pussy
  • hot black teens pics
  • vintage stockings pussy
  • pics of girls ass
  • give mature woman orgasm video
  • big boobs women with women video
  • greatful girls tube
  • longer flash free quality movies
  • flashing breasts videos
  • free circle jerk cum video
  • homeade fuck videos
  • asian girl hot
  • fuck teen blonde studying slutload
  • girl screeming orgasm
  • anal honeys brunettes
  • old granny xxx sex
  • hardcore bachelorette party pics
  • free minute fuck movies
  • my wife only wants traditional sex
  • lesbian shaved wet
  • xnxx hardcore picture gallerie
  • Teens defloration slutload videos
  • clean mature wife movies
  • naked teens on motorcycles pics
  • ass sex for beginers
  • old teen petite tube
  • lesbienne amateur
  • naked girls boobs
  • team football fuck
  • free ebony videoo
  • asian teen filipina mgp
  • fre amature homemade sex videos
  • Pics of girls with big boobs
  • lesbian sucking on pussy lips
  • lesbians naked and sexy
  • islam sex with young girls
  • pussy by rammstein
  • pics of nude couples
  • hairy girls butt
  • young teen chubby hardcore movies
  • free shemale on girl pics
  • lesbian moms seducing young girls
  • amateur hoem masturbation video
  • sexy erotic males stories
  • free black homemade movies
  • Suicide girl pussy
  • crissy moran videos
  • very young girl cock sucking
  • ffree sex videos
  • amateur school sex
  • old fuck young ebony girls
  • Anne hathaway sex vid
  • nude pussy pictuers
  • youth teen nudism attractions
  • sex erotic stories malayalam
  • kiberly whyatt nude pussy
  • sexy fitness babes
  • shared sex movies
  • black pussy picture
  • anal sex pictures gallery
  • petite bitch getting nailed
  • free naughty bitch pictures
  • negro facial pictures
  • asian love movie pics
  • cock pussy lizzie grand hole sheena
  • teen girl cute beings
  • teen titie fuck
  • erotic raunchy videos
  • really hot lesbians with big boobs
  • Camera inside vagina during intercourse
  • pics of chinese girls
  • caught having sex with my wife
  • asian teens kissing
  • Nude virgin teen
  • blonde lesbian car
  • free long teenie orgasm
  • older ebony for sex
  • wake up sex video
  • wife orgies amateur galleries
  • naked men and women video
  • young teen gymnast gallery
  • Free lesbian teen sex videos
  • brittany spears flash video
  • top rated free galleries
  • guy on girl xxx
  • amateur gystyle sex
  • Cum on sleeping feet
  • nude teen lesbians galleri