Dread night folk

Erik Knight, Denmark, 1997

27 min.DK/Short fiction

An old man, aided by a boy, attempts to escape death by fleeing into the night. Together they embark on a nocturnal journey of self-discovery and -reflection, where cross-cultural folklore and mythology collide with memory and experience, on the streets of New Yorks City. During their adventure, the pair are guided by the ghost of the old man's wife, a mythical prince, fortune-tellers and spirits of all forms.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title Dread night folk
Danish title Dread night folk
Director Erik Knight
Screenplay Erik Knight, Maureen Blackwood
Director of Photography Erik Knight, Lisa Leone, Andre Harris
Editor Bettina Tvede, Erik Knight
Sound Peter Thorneman, Peter Thorneman, Erik Knight
Composer Olivier Rhee
Production country Denmark
Production companies Det Danske Filmværksted


Production companies Det Danske Filmværksted


Direction Erik Knight


Script Erik Knight
Script Maureen Blackwood


Cinematography Erik Knight
Cinematography Lisa Leone
Cinematography Andre Harris


Editing Bettina Tvede
Editing Erik Knight


Music Olivier Rhee


Sound Peter Thorneman
Sound Peter Thorneman
Sound Erik Knight


Animation Phil Cohen

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