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Berik

Daniel Joseph Borgman, Denmark, 2010

16 min.DK/Short fictionChildren's films

A short drama about friendship and understanding, takes place in Semey, Kazakhstan. Berik, 33, blind and deformed due to radiation poisoning, spends his days at home alone, while his brother is at work. That is until Adil, 11, the smallest and least popular of the kids in the apartment block, turns up on Berik's doorstep looking for the local bully¿s football, which he has lost.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards Library
Danish title Berik
Keywords , Disabled, Kasakhstan
Director Daniel Joseph Borgman
Screenplay Daniel Joseph Borgman
Producer Katja Adomeit
Director of Photography Niels Buchholzer
Editor Dan Loghin
Sound Frank Mølgaard Knudsen
Composer Jonas Colstrup
Appearances Berik Sysdikow, Adil Mukataev, Abdi Iskakov, Aziz Kaliev
Production country Denmark,Russia
Dialogue language Russian
Production companies Zentropa, Super16
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut
International sale Zentropa Productions ApS / Filmbyen 22 / 2650 Hvidovre / t +45 3686 8788 / f +45 3678 0077 / zentropa@filmbyen.com / www.zentropa.dk
Festival information Danish Film Institute
Technical info 35 mm, 2,35:1 Scope, color, Dolby digital stereo
Danish festival release 24.08.2010, Café Biografen (Odense), Odense Internationale Film Festival 2010.
Danish rating Allowed for all

Companies

Production companies Zentropa, Super16
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut

Direction

Direction Daniel Joseph Borgman

Script

Script Daniel Joseph Borgman

Production

Producer Katja Adomeit
Producer's assistant Rikke Mohr Jørgensen
Assistant Daria Gaiduk
Assistant Marina Gobrobevskaya

Cinematography

1st assistant camera Anders Skovbjerg Jepsen
Cinematography Niels Buchholzer

Editing

Editing Dan Loghin

Music

Music Jonas Colstrup

Sound

Sound engineer Sigrid D.P. Aalbæk Jensen
Foley artist Kjetil Mørk
Sound Frank Mølgaard Knudsen

Appearance

Berik Berik Sysdikow
Adil Adil Mukataev
Abdi Abdi Iskakov
Aziz Aziz Kaliev
Beriks mor Medet Sysdikow

Awards and nominations

Award Year Festival
Nomination for European Film Awards 2010 Ghent Flanders Int. Film Festival 2010
Best Short Fiction 2010 Ghent Flanders Int. Film Festival 2010
Grand Prix de la Semaine de la Critique 2010 Semaine de la Critique, Cannes 2010

Festival screenings

Festival Festival date
Granada, Festival de Jóvenes Realizadores 2011-10-22
La Rochelle Intern. Film Festival 2011-07-01
Wellington, New Zealand Film Festival Showcase 2011-03-31
Festival International du film de Fribourg 2011-03-19
Tabakalera 2011-02-23
Clermont-Ferrand Festival Du Court Metrage 2011-02-04
Santa Barbara Int. Film Festival 2011-01-27
Los Angeles Scandinavian Film Festival ASFLA 2011-01-08
Sydney Flicker Short Film Festival 2011-01-07
Berlin European Film Academy Awards 2010-12-01
Bilbao Int. Festival of Documentary and Short Film 2010-11-22
Stockholm International Film Festival 2010-11-17
Bristol Brief Encounters Short Film Festival 2010-11-16
Damascus Int. Film Festival 2010-11-07
Bratislava International Film Festival 2010-11-05
Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival 2010-11-04
Los Angeles, AFI Int. Festival 2010-11-04
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2010-11-03
Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival 2010-10-26
Ghent Flanders Int. Film Festival 2010-10-12
Bergen Nordisk Panorama 2010-09-24
BUSTER 2010-09-09
Odense Internationale Film Festival 2010-08-23
Dokufest Prizren 2010-07-31
Melbourne Film Festival 2010-07-23
Sarajevo Film Festival 2010-07-23
Semaine de la Critique, Cannes 2010-05-13
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