Barn af umulig kærlighed

Rania M. Tawfik, Denmark, 2017

39 min.DK/Documentary

Maria Berg is an ambitious young woman, who dreams of a close relationship with her father. Maria’s parents divorced when Maria was just a little baby. She was raised by her mother Ruth who is a Jehovah’s Witness and had very sporadic contact with her Lebanese father, Mohammad. Maria embarks on a journey to find the missing puzzles in her life and get closer to her father.
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Original title Barn af umulig kærlighed
Danish title Barn af umulig kærlighed
Keywords Denmark, Lebanon, Father-daughter relation, Fathers, Daughters, Family history, Travels
Director Rania M. Tawfik
Screenplay Rania M. Tawfik
Producer Thomas Heurlin
Director of Photography Rania M. Tawfik
Editor Thor Ochsner
Production country Denmark
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut
Online release 25.10.2017
DFI subsidy Konsulentstøtte
Danish rating Not recommended for children under 7
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Production company
Executive Producer Impact
With support from Det Danske Filminstitut
In collaboration with DR
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut


Direction Rania M. Tawfik


Screenplay Rania M. Tawfik
Idea Joakim Aidt Heurlin


Producer Thomas Heurlin
Production Cathrine Møss
Production director Julie Lillevang
Editor, DR1 Anders Bruus
Editor, DR1 Mette Hoffmann Meyer


Cinematographer Rania M. Tawfik
Drone operator Morten Bastholm


Editor Thor Ochsner
Assistant editor Amalie Greger


Sound: post-production Reda El-Kheloufi

Visual effects

Graphic design Flemming Schmidt
Colourist Christian Bille

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