• Documentary / 81 min / Denmark / 2012

Moon Rider is a coming-of-age story about the bike rider Rasmus Quaade. The film follows young Rasmus' struggle to become a professional rider, a rough and winding road through hell and back.

Shot on fragile Super8 and raw helmet-cam, it is a journey seen from the inside of a young man's head - it is a personal story entrusted to the spectator by Rasmus himself from his intimate diary. Rasmus has proven to have an extra ordinary talent for riding, but even if Rasmus' physical abilities are extra ordinary and build for cycling, his mind is build for thinking. His constant reflections about life and death becomes his biggest obstacle in reaching his goal of becoming a World Champion. In order to win, he has to empty his head
completely, but how do you clear your head, when every thought is a step in the wrong direction? The film paints an honest and heartbreaking picture of the extreme and lonely life of a young championship rider.


Moon Rider at festivals

Münich Documentary Festival,Germany

Bergen International Film festival, Norway
Camden Int. Film Festiva, US
Dokufest Prizren, Serbia
Film Festival, Czech Rep.
Poznan Transatlantyk Int. Film & Music Festival, Poland
Münich Documentary Festival, Germany
Jeonju International Film Festival, South Korea
Trondheim Kosmorama International Film Festival, Norway

Plus Camerimage Torun, Poland
Stockholm International Film Festival, Sweden
CPH:DOX, Denmark
Nordic Film Days Lübeck, Germany

Reel Talent Award - CPH:DOX
Moon Rider

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