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Helium

Anders Walter, Denmark, 2014

23 min.DK/Short fiction

A young boy Alfred is dying, but through the stories about Helium - a magical fantasy world, told by the hospital's eccentric janitor Enzo, Alfred regains the joy and happiness of his life, and finds a safe haven away from daily life.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards Library
Danish title Helium
Other titles Helium
Keywords Fantasy worlds, Dying people, , Hospitals, Illness, Cancer, Children, Cancer patients
Director Anders Walter
Screenplay Anders Walter, Christian Gamst Miller-Harris
Producer Tivi Magnusson, Kim Magnusson
Director of Photography Rasmus Heise
Appearances Marijana Jankovic, Casper Crump, Pelle Falk Krusbæk
Production country Denmark
Production companies M&M Productions
International sale Magnetfilm International Sales / Ilsensteinweg 35 / 14129 Berlin / t 49 (0)163 80 10 753 / georg.gruber@magnetfilm.de / http://magnetfilm.de
TV release 31.08.2014, DR K

Companies

Production companies M&M Productions
With support from Det Danske Filminstitut

Direction

Direction Anders Walter

Script

Screenplay Anders Walter
Screenplay Christian Gamst Miller-Harris

Production

Producer Tivi Magnusson
Producer Kim Magnusson
Executive producer Andreas Rostock
Executive producer Lasse Marcussen
Executive producer Henrik Gugge Garnov

Cinematography

Cinematographer Rasmus Heise

Electrical dept.

Lighting Neffi Kristensen

Editing

Editor Lars Wissing

Sound

Sound designer Mikkel Furbo
Sound editor Henrik Gugge Garnov

Appearance

Sygeplejerske Marijana Jankovic
Enzo Casper Crump
Alfred Pelle Falk Krusbæk

Awards and nominations

Award Year Festival
Best Short Film 2014 Doha Film Festival, Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2014
1st prize children's jury 2014 Odense Internationale Film Festival 2014
Audience Award 2014 Odense Internationale Film Festival 2014
Audience Award 2014 Sao Paulo Int. Short Film Festival 2014
Special Mention 2014 Giffoni Film Festival 2014
Audience Award 2014 Big Sur, Henry Miller Memorial Library 2014
2nd Prize for Best Short 2014 Big Sur, Henry Miller Memorial Library 2014
Best Short Fiction Film 2014 Aster Fest Makedonien 2014
Best Short Fiction Film 2014 Los Angeles, Oscar Academy 2014

Festival screenings

Festival Festival date
Poznan Ale Kino! International Children's Film Festival 2017-12-03
Chicago Int. Children's Film Festival 2015-10-23
Vilnius International Film Festival 2015-03-19
Doha Film Festival, Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2014-12-01
Leeuwarden Noordelijk Film Festival 2014-11-05
Thessaloniki International Film Festival 2014-10-31
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2014-10-29
Zagreb Film Festival 2014-10-19
Chemnitz Schlingel Children's Film Festival 2014-10-13
Rimouski Carrousel Int. Youth F.F. 2014-09-24
Malmö Nordisk Panorama 2014-09-19
Helsinki Film Festival 2014-09-18
Odense Internationale Film Festival 2014-08-25
Seoul International Youth Film Festival 2014-08-21
Sao Paulo Int. Short Film Festival 2014-08-21
Kulturmøde Mors 2014-08-21
Hong Kong, indpanda international short film festival 2014-08-15
Guanajuato International Film Festival 2014-07-25
Giffoni Film Festival 2014-07-18
Bucharest Long Night of Short Films 2014-06-28
Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia, Tokyo 2014-05-29
Makedonien 2014-05-27
New York Tribeca Film Festival 2014-04-16
TIFF Kids 2014-04-08
Los Angeles, Oscar Academy 2014-03-02
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