Skyscraper / Skyskraber

Rune Schjøtt (DK, 2011)

Skyskraber (Rune Schjøtt, DK, 2011)
Framegrab: Marcel Zyskind

A poetic coming of age love story with a touch of black comedy. 17-year-old Jon is more than surprised when Edith, the beautiful shopkeeper's daughter, asks for help with a very private sexual matter. Jon agrees to help - maybe because she's blind and just as much an outsider as he is. You see, Jon is blamed for everything that goes wrong in this sleepy little town, be it a sick animal or even the bus driver's hiccups. Everybody says it was Jon's fault that the town's very first traffic light was ruined eight years ago and just like that, the wheels of progress came grinding to a halt here. Jon's father is the first to remind him of this in an attempt to keep Jon from growing up. But there's no stopping puberty and Jon is determined to help Edith on her way, even if it's helping her lose her virginity.


Basic information

Danish titleSkyskraber
DirectorRune Schjøtt
ScreenplayRune Schjøtt
Director of PhotographyMarcel Zyskind
ComposerJonas Bjerre
Danish theatrical release15.09.2011
Production countryDenmark
Duration85 min.
Production companyFine & Mellow
Domestic distribution Nordisk Film Biografdistribution
International saleTrustNordisk / Filmbyen 28 / DK-2650 Hvidovre / t +45 3686 8788 / f +45 3677 4448 / /
Festival informationDanish Film Institute
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Additional information

Danish ratingAllowed for children over the age of 11

Full credits

Rune SchjøttDirection
Anders Barlebo1. assistant director
Mette Kjærgaard1st assistant director
Sedsel AndersenContinuity
Anja PhilipCasting
Anne MagnérExtras coordinator
Kamilla HanckeAssistant director
Rune SchjøttScreenplay
Bo C. PlantinScript consultant
Birgitte SkovProducer
Thomas GammeltoftExecutive producer
Henrik Ruben GenzProducer: development
Sanne Arnt TorpProduction manager
Rikke LassenProduction assistant
Tine EngelbrechtProduction coordinator: post-production
Claus NielsenLocation manager
Egil DennerlineProduction coordinator
Mette Høst HansenPost-production supervisor
Marcel ZyskindDirector of Photography
Henrik LyngboCinematographer
Lars KrogsgaardClapper/loader
Tobias Bach HansenCamera operator: Arriscan
Kristian Ridder-NielsenStill photographer
Electrical dept.
Frank OmøGaffer
Jacob MøllerBest boy
Claus PreisBest boy
Cathrine AmbusChief editor
Janus Billeskov JansenEditing supervisor
Liv LyngeEditing supervisor
Christian Sehrt BendtsenAssistant editor
Michael JørgensenTechnical consultant
Lone Goldie MøllerEditing coordinator
Jonas BjerreComposer
Roar Skau OlsenMusic supervisor
Roar Skau OlsenMusic mixer
Anders-Peter AndreasenMusic supervisor
Rune SchjøttExecutive producer: Music
Production design
Jacob Wirth CarlsenSet designer
Mathilde ChristiansenProduction designer
Christina KallanSet decorator
Thomas WillemoesProperty master
Eva Maria H. LundProperty assistant
Helle NielsenCostume designer
Stine Gudmundsen-HolmgreenCostume designer
Lone FriisCostume assistance
Lis Louis-JensenChief makeup artist
Rune PalvingSound engineer: shooting
Roar Skau OlsenSound engineer: shooting
Kasper Munk HansenBoom operator
Roar Skau OlsenSound design
Roar Skau OlsenRe-recording mixer
Mikkel GroosDialogue editor
Torben GreveFoley artist
Visual effects
Per SidorDigital intermediate
Ejvind BordingColor timing
Stig GüntherStunt coordinator
Other credits
Helle JustesenAnimal carer
Marta HolmEdith
Jeff PitznerPølse
Anders HoveBuschauffør
Hans Henrik Bærentzen'Kedeldragten'
August BigandtLille Jon
Bo C. PlantinGrisehandleren
Genz Jr.Junior
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Awards and nominations

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Award Year Festivals
Special Jury Award:
Rune Schjøtt
2011 Zlin Int. Film Festival for Children & Youth 2011
For Tomorrow Award - Youth Jury:
Rune Schjøtt
2011 Oulu Int. Children's Film Festival 2011

Festival screenings

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Festivals Festival date
Chennai International Film Festival 14-12-2011
Oulu Int. Children's Film Festival 21-11-2011
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 18-11-2011
Lithuania Scanorama Film Forum 10-11-2011
Discovery - Scotland's Int. Film Fest for Children & Young People 22-10-2011
Mumbai Film Festival 13-10-2011
Rimouski Carrousel Int. Youth F.F. 25-09-2011
Espoo Ciné International Film Festival 19-08-2011
Poznan Transatlantyk Int. Film & Music Festival 05-08-2011
Seoul International Youth Film Festival 07-07-2011
Taipei Film Festival 24-06-2011
Troia Int. Film Festival (Setúbal) 03-06-2011
Zlin Int. Film Festival for Children & Youth 29-05-2011
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 03-05-2011
Malmö, BUFF 15-03-2011
Berlinale 10-02-2011
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Rune Schjøtt

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Press material

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rune schjeott Photo: Kristian Ridder-Nielsen. Director Rune Schjøtt
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Reviews and articles

Artikel (Information, 24 September 2011)

Varia (Politiken, 24 September 2011)

Artikel (Politiken, 23 September 2011)

Artikel (Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten - Enggaard, 22 September 2011)

Anmeldelse (Weekendavisen - Green Jensen, 16 September 2011)

Anmeldelse (BT - Grue, 15 September 2011)

Anmeldelse (Berlingske Tidende - Lindberg, 15 September 2011)

Anmeldelse (Ekstrabladet - Krefeld, 15 September 2011)

Anmeldelse (Information - Monggaard, 15 September 2011)

Anmeldelse (Kristeligt Dagblad - Schantz Lauridsen, 15 September 2011)

Anmeldelse (Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten - Frank Rasmussen, 15 September 2011)

Anmeldelse (Politiken - Jensen, 15 September 2011)

Interview (Politiken - Sonne, 15 September 2011)

Interview (Berlingske Tidende - Palludan, 11 September 2011)

Interview (Berlingske Tidende - Palludan, 11 September 2011)

Interview (Berlingske Tidende - Palludan, 11 September 2011)

Interview (Berlingske Tidende - Palludan, 11 September 2011)

Varia (Politiken - Skotte Christensen, 17 August 2011)

Artikel (Berlingske Tidende - Ritzau, 24 November 2009)

Artikel (Metroexpress - Ritzau, 24 November 2009)

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The script

The script is available at:

The Danish Film Institute Library
Gothersgade 55, 1st floor 
1123 Copenhagen K
Tel +45 3374 3590

Opening hours

Tuesday & Thursday 12-19:00
Wednesday & Friday 12-16:00

Mondays closed

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CVR-nr: 56858318

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Tel. +45 3374 3400
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