MOON RIDER is a film about the young Danish cyclist Rasmus Quaade and his struggle to assert himself among the top cyclists in the world. Through his thoughts we obtain unique insight in the world of a professional athlete. It's a world dominated by the will to win, total devotion, fear of failure and almost inhumane workouts. For those not acquainted with the results from the U23 world championship i Copenhagen, we promise a thrilling climax ending!
DANIEL DENCIK was born in 1972, Sweden. He graduated as an editor at the National Film School of Denmark in 1999. MOON RIDER is Dencik's debut as a documentary film director.