Home Sweet Home

Katrine Philp, Denmark, 2015

26 min.DK/DocumentaryChildren's films

Salimah is a refugee from Myanmar, who has been living in Malaysia since she was a newborn. Her father and her older sister fled to Denmark when she was only 1 year old, so she has been staying with her aunt in Malaysia ever since her mother remarried a violent man. Salimah is 10 years old when she gets a chance to be reunited with her father.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title Home Sweet Home
Danish title Home Sweet Home
Keywords Refugee Children, Teenagers, Identity, Denmark, Malaysia, Asylum applicants, Immigration
Director Katrine Philp
Producer Katrine A. Sahlstrøm
Director of Photography Katrine Philp, Talib Rasmussen, Sturla Brandth Grøvlen, Niels Thastum
Editor Signe Rebekka Kaufmann
Sound Lea Korsgaard
Composer Jonas Colstrup
Appearances Salimah
Production country Denmark
Dialogue language Danish,Malajisk
Production companies Good Company Pictures
Domestic distribution Det Danske Filminstitut
International sales Good Company Pictures / Knabrostræde 3, st. th. / 1210 København K / t +45 6178 1090 / kat@goodcompanypictures.com / goodcompanypictures.com
TV release 10.12.2015, DR Ultra
Online release 11.12.2015
DFI subsidy Konsulentstøtte
Danish rating Allowed for all


Production companies Good Company Pictures
With support from Det Danske Filminstitut
Domestic distribution Det Danske Filminstitut


Direction Katrine Philp


Producer Katrine A. Sahlstrøm


Cinematographer Katrine Philp
Cinematographer Talib Rasmussen
Cinematographer Sturla Brandth Grøvlen
Cinematographer Niels Thastum


Editor Signe Rebekka Kaufmann


Composer Jonas Colstrup


Sound designer Lea Korsgaard


Appearance Salimah

Festival screenings

Festival Festival date
Tel Aviv International Children's Film Festival 2016-07-07
Warszawa, Against Gravity 2016-05-13
TIFF Kids 2016-04-08
Thessaloniki Documentary Festival 2016-03-18
Amsterdam, IDFA 2015-11-18
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