What Could Have Been

Through the lens of a first date, we witness the unfolding of a relationship that might have been. This experimental short explores the power of choices and the paths they create, inviting viewers to ponder the what-ifs of life.

  • Elias Munk
    Four Meals From Anarchy, First Time He Kissed A Boy
  • Elias Munk
    Four Meals From Anarchy, AKAVET III
  • Elias Munk
  • Nikolaj Dencker Schmidt
    Key Cast
    Cursed (Netflix), Håbet (TV2), Enten/Eller (Xee)
  • Sophie-Marie Jeppsen
    Key Cast
    Lykkeper (Feature), Perfekte Steder (TV2)
  • Alex Høgh Andersen
    Director of Photography
  • Lasse Bækkel
    Four Meals From Anarchy, Elvira (VIAPLAY, ass.) Ragnarok (Netflix, ass.)
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Hvad Der Kunne Have Været
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short
  • Runtime:
    4 minutes 34 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 31, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    100 USD
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Director Biography - Elias Munk

Elias Munk, an award-winning Danish actor, has transitioned into the realm of directing films with a focus on stories that explore fundamental aspects of the human experience. His films delve into themes such as fear, loss, the excitement of first love, and betrayal. Drawing from his background in acting, Elias emphasizes the importance of authenticity in his filmmaking. Regardless of how fantastical or absurd a film's premise may be, he believes that it should convey real emotions and experiences.

His films are often inspired by scientific facts or personal experiences, making them relatable and honest while maintaining broad appeal. Elias strives to create films that resonate with audiences across diverse backgrounds, as they speak to the universal human experience.
Furthermore, Elias is always exploring new technologies to make his work more cost-effective and epic.

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