Planes in the Night

Tobias Gundorff Boesen, Denmark, 2014

37 min.DK/Short fictionFilm school films

9-year old Valdemar lives with his father Bo on a country house in the province. They have a friendly relationship, but Bo is suffering from alcohol problems, and Valdemar must therefore often be the adult one and take responsibility for himself. When Valdemar one day suspects the nurse Ulla for wanting to force him away from Bo, he starts an imaginary battle to defend the farm and to stay with Bo. This gets Bo to look deeply into himselves and deceive the only thing he loves in the world, his son, to give him a childhood before it is too late.
Basic information Credits
Original title Flyvere i natten
Danish title Flyvere i natten
Keywords Father-son relation, Alcoholism, Forced removal
Director Tobias Gundorff Boesen
Screenplay Tobias Gundorff Boesen, Jacob Katz Hansen, Tommy Oksen
Producer Anders Wøldike Schmith
Director of Photography Lis Dyre
Editor Linda Man
Sound Thomas Huus, Rune Bjerre Sand, Thomas Arent
Composer Christian Rohde Lindinger
Production designer Heidi Plugge
Casting Jette Termann
Appearance Søren Malling, Pelle Falk Krusbæk, Trine Appel, Frederik Nørgaard
Production country Denmark
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Production company Zentropa Stormtroopers
With support from Filmværkstedet / DFI


Direction Tobias Gundorff Boesen
Casting Jette Termann
1st assistant director Kerren Lumer-Klabbers
Continuity Ditte Sun
Extras coordinator Andrea Vergara


Screenplay Tobias Gundorff Boesen
Screenplay Jacob Katz Hansen
Screenplay Tommy Oksen
Script consultant Kaspar Munk
Script consultant Aase Brødsgaard
Script consultant Allan Bregendahl
Script consultant Lisa Madsen


Producer Anders Wøldike Schmith
Production manager Toke Thrane-Hanghøj
Production coordinator Birgitte Rask
Production assistant Mathias Kruse Gregersen
Runner Sussie Sloth Christiansen
Runner Albert Kjær Morel
Post-producton coordinator Daniel Brinck
Post-producton coordinator Rune Søndergaard


Director of Photography Lis Dyre
Camera operator Kristoffer Kofod
Video assistant Lene Kronow
DIT Kristian Hansen
Steadicam Jonas Torp
Octocopter operator Tao Ahler
Octocopter operator Ian Hansen

Electrical dept.

Gaffer Torben Brent Wenneberg
Light technician Matthias Tegtmeier
Light technician Ib Valentin
Light technician Kasper Bundvad
Light technician Allan Kader
Light technician Kenneth Løfwall


Editor Linda Man


Composer Christian Rohde Lindinger
Scoremixer Asbjørn Deerdau

Production design

Production designer Heidi Plugge
Property master Ida Klarskov
Set dresser Kimie Breidfjord
Set dresser Louise Dahl
Set dresser Tanne Sommer


Costume designer Jannie Rask
Costume designer Nina Grønlund
Costume designer Sandra Svendsen


Makeup designer Malene Immerkær
Makeup artist assistant Line Worm Poulsen
Makeup artist assistant Mia Jakobsen


Sound designer Thomas Huus
Sound designer Rune Bjerre Sand
Sound designer Thomas Arent
Boom operator Jon Lundby
Boom operator Simon Oxholm

Special effects

SFX Carl-Oscar Højmark
SFX Hummer Højmark

Visual effects

Colourist Hannibal Lang
VFX Tobias Gundorff Boesen


Stunt coordinator Dennis Albrechtsen


Animation Tobias Gundorff Boesen


Bo Søren Malling
Valdemar Pelle Falk Krusbæk
Ulla Trine Appel
Mand ved fest Frederik Nørgaard

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