Waltzing Regitze

Waltzing Regitze

Front cover of the Danish DVD for
Waltzing Regitze
Directed by Kaspar Rostrup
Produced by Lars Kolvig
Written by Kaspar Rostrup
Martha Christensen (novel)
Starring Ghita Nørby
Frits Helmuth
Henning Moritzen
Music by Fuzzy
Cinematography Claus Loof
Edited by Grete Møldrup
Distributed by Nordisk Film
Release dates
  • 17 November 1989 (1989-11-17)
Running time
87 minutes
Country Denmark
Language Danish

Waltzing Regitze, also known as Memories of a Marriage, (Original title: Dansen med Regitze) is a 1989 Danish drama film directed by Kaspar Rostrup. Based upon a popular Danish novel by Martha Christensen, the film is an unsentimental portrait of the history and changes of a middle-aged couple's marriage, told through flashbacks during a summer party. The film stars Ghita Nørby and Frits Helmuth. Waltzing Regitze was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.[1] In 1990, it won the Robert Award for Film of the Year and swept the Bodil Awards, winning Best Danish Film as well as all four of acting categories.


Actor Role
Frits Helmuth Karl Aage (Regitze's Husband)
Mikael Helmuth Young Karl Aage
Ghita Nørby Regitze
Rikke Bendsen Young Regitze
Henning Moritzen Borge
Michael Moritzen Young Borge
Anne Werner Thomsen Isle
Dorthe Simone Lang Young Ilse
Henning Ditlev Rikard
Kim Rømer Young Rikard
Birgit Sadolin Annie
Nanna Møller Young Annie
Hans Henrik Clemensen John 40 years
Peter Zhelder John 19 years
Sylvester Zimsen John 11–13 years
Kirsten Rolffes Regitze's Mother
Birgit Zinn Gloria
Torben Jensen Gloria's Husband
Poul Clemmensen Jonas
Tove Maës Vera
Lise Kamp Dahlerup Vibeke
Sune Kølster Brian
Jane Eggertsen Susan
Asger Bonfils Physician
Else Petersen Neighbour
Bolette Schrøder Funny girl
Anne Fletting Smart girl

See also


  1. "The 62nd Academy Awards (1990) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 6 September 2015.

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