Young Andersen

Young Andersen
Genre Historical drama
Written by Rumle Hammerich
Ulf Stark
Directed by Rumle Hammerich
Starring Simon Dahl Thaulow
Composer(s) Jacob Groth
Country of origin Denmark
No. of episodes 2
Executive producer(s) Erik Crone
Kim Magnusson
Producer(s) Tina Dalhoff
Location(s) Copenhagen, Denmark
Cinematography Nicolai Brüel
Running time 110 min
Production company(s) Nordisk Film
Original network DR, SVT, NRK
Original release 11 March 2005

Young Andersen (Danish: Unge Andersen) is a two-part Danish television serial directed by Rumle Hammerich and co-written by Hammerich and Ulf Stark. It chronicles the formative boarding school years of fairy tale writer Hans Christian Andersen and his subsequent arrival at Copenhagen where he struggles for success and recognition. It is produced principally by Nordisk Film while additional production funding was provided by SVT and NRK.




Year Award Category Nominee Result
2005 International Emmy Award Best TV Movie/Mini-series Young Andersen Won
Shanghai International Film Festival Best director Rumle Hammerich Won
Best Custom Design Disa Persson Won
Best Film Young Andersen Nominated
2006 Danish Academy Awards Best Costume Design Manon Rasmussen Won
Best Make-Up Anne Cathrine Sauerberg
Charlotte Laustsen


  1. "Awards for Unge Andersen (2005". IMDB. Retrieved 2010-04-17.
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