Home Grown

William Reynish, Denmark, 2017

20 min.DK/Short fictionAnimation

The 12-year-old girl Darya was once evacuated from a nuclear disaster, and now returns to her hometown to look for her father. When she arrives, everything has changed. The town is grown over by amazing nature, and wild animals have moved in. Darya travels down memory lane, and in the overwhelming town she succeeds in finding her father. However, when she finds him, he is completely changed and this forces Darya to leave the past behind her and try to adapt to a new world.
Basic information Credits
Original title Home Grown
Danish title Home Grown
Director William Reynish
Screenplay Simon Weil
Producer Lina Flint, Marianne Christensen
Director of Photography Louise McLaughlin
Editor Sirid Garff
Sound Philip Nicolai Flindt
Composer Esben Valløe
Production designer Marie Boye
Casting Anja Philip
Production country Denmark
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut
Online release 30.11.2018, Filmcentralen
Danish rating Not recommended for children under 7
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Production company
Executive Producer Nordisk Film / SPRING
With support from New Danish Screen
In collaboration with Nordisk Film Production A/S
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut


Direction William Reynish
Casting Anja Philip


Screenplay Simon Weil
Story and research William Reynish
Story and research Carina Kamper
Storyboard Sune Elskær


Producer Lina Flint
Production manager Mads August Grarup Hertz
Post Producer Jacob Bang Clemmensen
Producer Marianne Christensen
Executive producer Henrik Zein


Cinematographer Louise McLaughlin


Editor Sirid Garff


Composer Esben Valløe

Production design

Production designer Marie Boye
Property master Christina Kousgaard


Sound engineer Philip Nicolai Flindt
Foley artist Torben Greve


Darya Alba Marie Eken Heydenreich
Vagt Simon Bennebjerg
Faderen Thomas Waern Gabrielsson

Visual effects

DCP mastering Thomas Caspersen
Art work Casper Heijkensskjold


Animator Rasmus Nyhus Hansen
Animator Nikolaj Marcher
Animator Gemma Aliaga Costa
Animator Camilla Gunborg

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