My Friend Lage

Eva Lindström, Denmark, 2013

12 min.Short fictionChildren's films, Animation

We meet the owl Lage who's leaving his home in the woods in the middle of the night to become a villager. Lage starts at the flight school, where he tries to teach others how easy it is to learn to fly, but his not that successful in his quest. Only Sara from the supermarket seems to learn how to fly. Sara flies out to the warm south and Lage takes over Sarah's job at the supermarket.
»In Woods and Fields « is based on the books »A Bird Day«, »I'm Running Away!« and »My Friend Lage« written and illustrated by Eva Lindström. The films recount the feeling of longing for something else. About running away from home to find your place in the world to be able to find your way home.
Basic information Credits
Original title Djurvännerna: Min vän Lage
Danish title Dyrevennerne: Min ven Lauge
International titles In Woods and Fields, Animal Friends
Other titles Finns i skogen, Min vän Lage
Director Eva Lindström
Screenplay Eva Lindström
Based on Baseret på børnebøgerne "En Fågeldag", "Jag Rymmer" og "Min Ven Lage", alle skrevet og illustreret af Eva Lindström.
Producer Lisbet Gabrielsson, Elise Lund Larsen
Director of Photography Eva Lindström
Sound Morten Green
Composer Halfdan E
Production country Denmark, Sweden
Domestic distribution Angel Distribution
Danish theatrical release 07.09.2013
Cinemas Cinemateket Buster Filmfestival
Danish rating Allowed for all
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Production company Lisbet Gabrielsson Film AB
Executive Producer Bullitt Film
Domestic distribution Angel Distribution


Direction Eva Lindström
Director: animation David Rylander


Screenplay Eva Lindström


Producer Lisbet Gabrielsson
Producer Elise Lund Larsen


Cinematographer Eva Lindström


Music Halfdan E


Sound designer Morten Green
Foley artist Jens Peter Storm
Foley artist Tobias Guldborg Tarp


Voice Erik Bolin
Voice Hugo Gabrielsson
Voice Klara Gabrielsson
Voice Frida Westerdahl


Assistant animator Natalia Figueroa

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