The Hangman at Home

Michelle Kranot, Uri Kranot, Denmark, 2020

13 min.DK/ExperimentalAnimation, Virtual reality

"What does the hangman think about when he goes home at night from work?" Inspired by the iconic Carl Sandburg poem (1922), this VR experience explores themes of acknowledgement and participation. It is not about hanging people, but about the awkward intimacy of being human, as well as the connection between observer, spectator and accomplice. The animated, immersive experience invites you into five interwoven stories, capturing pivotal moments. The VR experience ultimately reveals that we are all more alike than different, while raising questions of responsibility.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title The Hangman at Home
Danish title The Hangman at Home
Director Michelle Kranot, Uri Kranot
Producer Lana Tankosa Nikolic, Emmanuel Alain-Raynal, Pierre Baussaron, Avi Amar, Katayoun Dibamehr, Marc Bertrand, Julie Roy
Sound Pierre Yves Drapeau, Milan Grajetzki
Composer Uri Kranot
Production country Denmark, France, Canada


Executive Producer Late Love Production IVS
Co-production Miyu Productions, Floréal Films, National Film Board of Canada
With support from Det Danske Filminstitut, Den Vestdanske Filmpulje, Open Workshop, The Animation Workshop, CNC, NFB


Direction Michelle Kranot
Direction Uri Kranot


Producer Lana Tankosa Nikolic
Producer Emmanuel Alain-Raynal
Producer Pierre Baussaron
Producer Avi Amar
Producer Katayoun Dibamehr
Producer Marc Bertrand
Producer Julie Roy
Technical chief Morten Andersen
Production assistant Kristina Sletting Jensen
Line producer Michelle Kranot
Technical advisor Rune Brink Hansen
Technical supervisor Karsten Nisbeth


Editing supervisor Luis Cook


Composer Uri Kranot
Mixer Thomas Richard Christensen


Sound designer Pierre Yves Drapeau
Sound designer Milan Grajetzki
Foley artist Lise Wedlock


Voice Anne Dorval

Visual effects

Compositing Uri Kranot
Compositing Morten Andersen
Compositing Mikkel Battefeld


Animator Juliette Viger
Animator Mohammad Babakoohi
Animator Fabian Corre

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