Richard Hickey, United States, 2014

7 min.Short fictionAnimation, Youth films

The film is about a young boy growing up in the suburbs of Chicago. Every summer he and his family would spend their vacation up in Quetico Park by the Canadian border. Well, that is, they did, until they heard the true story of a teenage girl called Francis Brandywine. The story goes, bored one night, Francis took the row boat out onto the deepest lake in Quetico. The next morning the boat was found but Francis was missing never to be found again. Only her note book remained with a cryptic message scrawled across its pages.fran
Basic information Credits
Original title Francis
Danish title Francis
Keywords Animation films, USA, Eeriness, Thrill, Nature
Director Richard Hickey
Screenplay Dave Eggers
Producer Kevin Batten
Editor Tim Hall, Mike Hackett
Sound James Lyme
Composer Scuta Salamanca
Production country United States
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut
Online release 21.03.2019, Filmcentralen
Danish rating Allowed for children over the age of 11
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Production company
Executive Producer Andet
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut


Direction Richard Hickey
Director: animation Kevin Walker


Screenplay Dave Eggers


Producer Kevin Batten
Executive producer Kevin Batten
Executive producer Richard Hickey
Executive producer Darren Jaffe
Animation producer Sarah Casillas
Technical supervisor Ian Townsend

Electrical dept.

Lighting supervisor Josh Kohlmeier


Editor Tim Hall
Editor Mike Hackett


Composer Scuta Salamanca


Sound designer James Lyme


Voice Cameron Kelly


Lead animator Dony Permedi
Lead animator Sarah Wolfe

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