5 PICTURES OF A FATHER

Direction
Year 
2010
Country
  • Denmark
Runtime
22min 
Audio Tracks 
Subtitles 

On a frozen field a child tells about a felt-tip man with a beard and a bit of hair on his head. A musician lives a life without music. A prison officer collects model trains and longs for the open oceans. A Soviet cosmonaut sits in his space capsule in eternal orbit. And a guardian angel dances in the sky.

In a sequence of tales 5 girls and women present their pictures of a father. The notions of absence and presence, longing and dreams tie the five stories together. Through staged tableaux, drawings, graphics and archive material the stories emerge.

Nadia Josefine El Said is graduated animation director from The National Filmschool of Denmark.

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Details

  • Original Title
    5 Fortaellinger om en far
  • Direction
  • Cinematography
    Linda Wassberg
  • Editing
    Henrik Vincent Thiesen
  • Music
    Johan Hägglund
  • Sound
    Nicolai Linck
  • Runtime
    22 min (16-30 min.)
  • Year
    2010
  • Country
    • Denmark
  • Format
    • Colour
  • Production
      • Anna Maria Kantarius
      • Denmark
  • Distribution
  • Festivals
    • 5 Pictures of a father – selected for following festivals:
    • DOCSDF, Mexico, September-October 2011
    • Vancouver Intl Film Festival, Canada, September – October 2011
    • DMZ DOCS-DMZ, Korea, September 2011
    • Odense International Film Festival, Denmark, August 2011
    • Sheffield, England, June 2011
    • SilverDocs, US, June 2011
    • HotDocs, Canada, April-May 2011
    • Visions du Réel, Switzerland, April 2011
    • CPH:DOX, Denmark, November 2011 – World premiere
    • List updated 27th of July 2011

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