The Home Front

Phie Ambo, Denmark, 2010

40 min.DK/Documentary

»The Home Front« is about conflicts in our private sphere: feuds between neighbours. The film follows Mogens Peuliche, a boundary inspector, who mediates between disagreeing neighbours. We enter the homes of the feuding parties to learn about the conflicts from both sides. Why is it so difficult to solve a conflict so close at hand? And what do hedges and fences represent? Is this really what the conflicts are all about?
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title Hjemmefronten - fjenden bag hækken
Danish title Hjemmefronten - fjenden bag hækken
Other titles The Home Front
Keywords Neighbor conflict, Conflict resolution, Neighbours
Director Phie Ambo
Producer Sigrid Jonsson Dyekjær
Director of Photography Phie Ambo
Editor My Thordal
Sound Rasmus Winther Jensen
Composer Sanna Salmenkallio
Production country Denmark
Production companies Danish Documentary Production
Festival information Danish Film Institute
Technical info 16:9, color, Dolby, SRD
TV release 23.08.2010, TV 2
DFI subsidy Konsulentstøtte
Danish rating Allowed for all


Production companies Danish Documentary Production


Direction Phie Ambo
Assistant director Stine Josefine Dige


Producer Sigrid Jonsson Dyekjær


Cinematography Phie Ambo


Stills Phie Ambo


Editing My Thordal


Music Sanna Salmenkallio


Sound Rasmus Winther Jensen

Other credits

Research Stine Josefine Dige

Festival screenings

Festival Festival date
DMZ South Korea 2011-09-22
San Francisco Int. Film Festival 2011-04-21
ZagrebDox 2011-03-06
Amsterdam, IDFA 2010-11-18
CPH:DOX 2010-11-04
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