Jacob Groth

Danish Film Composer

Søren Kragh-Jacobsen goes on cinema-tour

May 2021

Meet Søren Kragh-Jacobsen for a talk about ‘Oh, To Be A Butterfly’

‘Oh, To Be A Butterfly’ is back in the Danish cinemas and the director, Søren Kragh-Jacobsen, is going on a tour round selected cinemas to talk about the film. You can find the schedule and ticket links here:

Monday, May 10th – Nordhavn Big Bio kl. 18:30 https://bit.ly/33sAMRV
Tuesday, May 11th – Roskilde, Kino Ro’s Torv kl. 18:30 SOLD OUT 
Monday, May 17th – Holstebro, Big Bio kl. 17:00 https://bit.ly/3f8o7sS
Monday, May 17th – Ringkøbing Biograf kl. 19:00 https://bit.ly/2SvBkEq
Wednesday, May 19th – Vordingborg, Biograf Caféen kl. 18:30 https://bit.ly/3hd6afx
Thursday, May 20th – Nyborg, KinoVino kl. 17:45 https://bit.ly/3hbjm4w
Thursday, May 20th – Kerteminde Kino kl. 19:00 https://bit.ly/33xmkIp

The score from the film by Jacob Groth is available on all streaming services. Listen here.

Oh, To Be A Butterfly back in cinemas

May 2021

From tomorrow, May 6th, the Danish cinemas are opening again and Lille Sommerfugl (Oh, To Be A Butterfly) is up and running again.

In this occasion, Jacob Groth has released the full score to the film on all streaming services. You can listen on Spotify here.

Support the film industry and book your tickets to see the film here.

'Oh, To Be A Butterfly' nominated for Bodil-Award

March 2021

Congratulations to Karen-Lise Mynster, the female lead of ‘Oh, To Be Butterfly’, with her nomination for Bodil Award 2021! She is nominated in the category ‘Best Female Supporting Role’. See all of the nominees here.

Jacob Groth wrote the score to the film, as well as co-writing the original songs used in the film.

New videos

February 2021

In 4 new showreel-videos, Jacob talks about his work with scoring different, prominent projects: Wisting, Oh, To Be A Butterfly, Danish TV dramas and the Millennium-trilogy.

You can watch all the videos under the ‘Press’ page.

"Louise" nominated for Robert-Award

February 2021

“Louise”, written by Jacob Groth and Søren Kragh-Jacobsen for the film “Oh, To Be A Butterfly”, has been nominated for the prestigious Robert-Award in the category “Best Original Song”.

The show will be streamed online on February 6th, and can be seen here: https://www.robertprisen.dk/se/live

Wisting season 2

January 2021

In October, it was announced that the Nordic noir TV-hit “Wisting” would return for a second season, and Jacob Groth has again signed on as score composer.

The second season sees Larvik detective William Wisting (Sven Nordin) taking on two of the most challenging cases of his career. He first faces a race against time to hunt down an escaped killer before the latter can strike again, and then has to solve the macabre mystery behind an unknown woman’s head placed on a spike in the centre of Larvik.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the production of the season has been delayed, but it is expected to resume as soon as conditions allow.

Read more about the season here.

"Oh, To Be A Butterfly" Soundtrack release

December 2020

The soundtrack for Søren Kragh-Jacobsens new film “Lille Sommerfugl” (Oh, To Be A Butterfly” has been released alongside the film premiere. The album features pastiche “dansktop” songs written by Jacob Groth and Søren Kragh-Jacobsen, which are performed by a party band called “Theis Tequila” in the film. There has also been released a video for the song “Louise”. Watch the video here.

Find the soundtrack on Spotify.

DNA premieres on BBC Four

October 2020

The 2019 Danish drama series, DNA, scored by Jacob Groth has just had its UK premiere on BBC Four last week.

The show centers around Rolf Larsen, a respected detective on the Copenhagen police force, who has his life brutally upended when his baby daughter goes missing.

Rejseholdet (Unit One) celebrates 20th anniversary

October 2020

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the premiere of Rejseholdet (Unit One) on DR. Jacob Groth did the iconic score to the tv drama, which was a huge hit in Denmark and continues to be one of the most beloved series among Danes.

DR did an article feature about the show in honor of the anniversary, calling the production a “TV revolution”. You can read the article here.

Listen to the intro theme in our TV section.

Trailer for "Lille Sommerfugl" is out

October 2020

Søren Kragh-Jacobsens upcoming movie “Lille Sommerfugl” (Oh, to be a Butterfly) is set for cinema release on December 3rd.

Jacob Groth has spent the past year working on the score for the film and has furthermore worked with Søren Kragh-Jacobsen on creating a soundtrack of pastiche songs that are interweaved in the storyline of the film.

The film features Jesper Christensen and Karen-Lise Mynster in the lead roles and is produced by Snowglobe Films.

The plot of the film centers around a couple celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary in the local assembly hall. During the long and festive party, truths emerge and the family is put to the ultimate test.

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