Weekend Dad / Weekendfar

Johan Stahl Winthereik (DK, 2013)

Weekendfar (Johan Stahl Winthereik, DK, 2013)

A comedy drama about the super intelligent boy Sune who is forced to go on a survival trip to the Swedish woods with his estranged dad. Father and son end up getting lost and are separated from one another on a trip that was supposed to bring them closer together. It does not help that Sune has brought his best friend Hans along for the trip and they accidentally bump into Sweden's most wanted bank robber Hasse. For Sune, Torben and Hans the trip becomes one of finding each other again, and also one of survival.

CategoryDK/Short fiction - Children's films

Basic information

Danish titleWeekendfar
Director of PhotographyAdam Wallensten
SoundJason Luke
Production designerMichael Leth Hansen
Danish festival release2013-09-08
Production countryDenmark
Dialogue languageDanish, Swedish
Duration26 min.
Production companyProfile Pictures
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Additional information

Danish ratingAllowed for children over the age of 11

Full credits

Ditte MilstedProducer
Jacob JarekProducer
Thor SigurjonssonExecutive producer
Jesper RofeltProducer: development
Tanja PaikProducer: development
Casper C. RasmussenCreative producer
Caroline W. FanøePost Producer
Anders Wøldike SchmithProduction manager
Thomas YongUnit manager
Sofia LindfeldtLocation scout: Sweden
Rune SøndergaardPost-producton coordinator
Ida Balslev JørgensenProduction assistant
Sharif AliProduction assistant
Morten EisbyAssistant
Adam WallenstenCinematographer
Lars Krogsgaard1st assistant camera
Kasper BundvadCamera assistant
Electrical dept.
Jonathan Reim EskildsenAssistant lighting technician
Noah LynnerupAssistant lighting technician
Mik Stampe FogAssistant editor
Søren Gamborg KnudsenAssistant editor
Production design
Michael Leth HansenProduction designer
Lars Fog-MøllerProperty master
Kathrine NedergaardAssistant set decorator
Tine BergCostume designer
Tine BergMakeup artist
Julie HagnerMakeup assistant
Jason LukeSound design
Niels PoulsenDialogue mixer
Reda El-KheloufiSound engineer
Special effects
Thomas StenderFire and smoke effects
Visual effects
Jabali RavnTitle design
Jonathan LiebColorist
Dennis AlbrechtsenStunt coordinator
Anders Nylander ThomsenStunt coordinator
Leif AndréeHasse Hallstrøm
Johan LundinSvensk eneboer
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Awards and nominations

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Award Year Festivals
Robert, Best Short Fiction Film (long) 2014 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2014
Best Short Film 2013 Giffoni Film Festival 2013
Best Short Fiction 2013 Rimouski Carrousel Int. Youth F.F. 2013

Festival screenings

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Festivals Festival date
Malmö Nordisk Panorama 19-09-2014
Kulturmøde Mors 21-08-2014
Slatina, Dreamfest 18-06-2014
Hamburg Kinderfilmfestival 03-06-2014
Halifax, ViewFinders: International FF for Youth 06-04-2014
Saguenay International Short Film Festival 12-03-2014
Danmarks Film Akademi 26-01-2014
Thessaloniki International Film Festival 01-11-2013
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 30-10-2013
Zagreb Film Festival 20-10-2013
Rimouski Carrousel Int. Youth F.F. 22-09-2013
BUSTER 05-09-2013
Giffoni Film Festival 19-07-2013
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Registration of festival participation and awards

The Danish Film Institute registers international festival participation and awards for Danish films, though primarily for films whose festival distribution is handled by the Danish Film Institute, and primarily in connection with festivals prioritised by the Danish Film Institute. Festival participation and awards regarding Danish films that are not handled through the Danish Film Institute's festival distribution will only be registered in connection with "launch" festivals, according to the Danish Film Institute's list of priority festivals. See the list of priority festivals.

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Press material

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Weekendfar. Dad and the boys in the wood Photo: Adam Wallensten. Weekendfar. Dad and the boys in the wood
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Weekendfar. Dad in the car Photo: Adam Wallensten. Weekendfar. Dad in the car
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Weekendfar. Director Johan Stahl Winthereik Photo: Carl Gustav Stahl Winthereik. Weekendfar. Director Johan Stahl Winthereik
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Weekendfar. Priority still Photo: Foto: Profile Pictures
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Weekendfar. Producer Ditte Milsted Photo: Leslie Holm. Weekendfar. Producer Ditte Milsted
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Weekendfar. Producer Jacob Jarek Photo: Leslie Holm. Weekendfar. Producer Jacob Jarek
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Weekendfar. The boys at the fire Photo: Adam Wallensten. Weekendfar. The boys at the fire
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