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Film

Awakening

Christian Tafdrup, Denmark, 2008

45 min.DK/Short fiction

16-year-old Carsten just started dating Melissa. He is introduced to her sweet and likeable parents, who kindly welcome their first son-in-law. On a weekend in their summerhouse it turns out that Carsten and Melissa''s dad might have more in common than they first thought.
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Original title En forelskelse
Danish title En forelskelse
Keywords Drama, Love, Young people, Falling in love, Homosexuality
Director Christian Tafdrup
Screenplay Christian Tafdrup
Producer Leila Vestgaard, Peter Reichhardt
Director of Photography Erik Molberg Hansen
Editor Anne Østerud
Sound Rune Palving
Composer Henrik Lindstrand
Production designer Gitte Malling
Appearance Lars Brygmann, Ellen Hillingsø, Julie Grundtvig Wester, Allan Hyde
Production country Denmark
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut
International sales TrustNordisk
Technical info color, Sound
Danish festival release 20.08.2008, Magasinet (Odense), Odense Filmfestival 2008
Danish theatrical release 23.04.2009
Cinemas Empire CPH PIX Film Festival
Danish rating Not recommended for children under 7
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Companies

Production company Nordisk Film
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut

Direction

Direction Christian Tafdrup
Continuity Anna-Liisa Putkinen

Script

Screenplay Christian Tafdrup
Idea Jonatan Spang
Script consultant Åke Sandgren

Production

Line producer Claus Willadsen
Executive producer Kim Magnusson
Producer Leila Vestgaard
Producer Peter Reichhardt
Production manager: pre-production Marianne Christensen
Unit manager Bjørn Kopp
Production coordinator Lina Bach
Location manager Martin Kildegaard Hem
Production coordinator: post-production Glennie Pettersson
Technical advisor: post-production Tove Jystrup
Producer''s assistant Jakob Balslev
Producer''s assistant Marie Peuliche
Producer''s assistant Julie Waltersdorph Hansen

Cinematography

Cinematographer Erik Molberg Hansen
2nd cinematographer Kim Høgh Mikkelsen
First assistant camera Linda Laage S. Olsen
Key grip Philip Christensen
Graphic design Morten Skytte

Stills

Still photographer Jens Juncker-Jensen

Electrical dept.

Gaffer Aslak Lytthans
Assistant lighting technician Michel Copeland Toft
Assistant lighting technician Jens Fraek Poulsen
Assistant lighting technician Tue Bengtsson

Editing

Editor Anne Østerud
B-editor Tanya Fallenius
Assistant editor Simon Harder
Assistant editor Christian Bentsen
Editing supervisor Liv Lynge

Music

Composer Henrik Lindstrand

Production design

Production designer Gitte Malling
Property master Sarah Maria Fritsche
Assistant set dresser Eline Østergaard

Wardrobe

Costume designer Anja Holm
Costume designer Stine Terp

Makeup

Makeup artist Anja Holm

Sound

Sound engineer Rune Palving
Sound engineer: post-production Hans Christian Kock
B-sound designer Kasper Munck-Hansen
Foley artist Torben Greve

Visual effects

Graphic design Morten Skytte
Colorist Thomas Therchilsen
Compositing Christian Schwanenflügel

Other credits

Balloonist Thomas Ditzel

Appearance

Stig Lars Brygmann
Birgitte Ellen Hillingsø
Melissa Julie Grundtvig Wester
Carsten Allan Hyde

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Reviews and articles

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Type Source Author Date
Anmeldelse Politiken-Fonden Michael Bo 2008-10-19
Anmeldelse Politiken-Fonden Michael Bo 2008-10-19