Maj-Britt La Cour, Denmark, 2018

27 min.DK/Short fiction

Lillian (65) is sick with incurable cancer and angry at the world. She keeps pushing her only daughter and grandchild away, so she can be left alone to die. But life outside keeps interrupting, and one day Lilian finds herself in the arms of the charming Henning, who can dance and makes life feel like a breeze. A wish to live starts to grow, as Lilian’s cancer cells continuous to spread. But the escape from reality will not be easy.
Basic information Credits


Production company
With support from Filmværkstedet/København, Danske Filminstruktører, Danske Dramatikere
In collaboration with Toolbox Film


Direction Maj-Britt La Cour
Casting: extras Lotte Deichmann Bundgaard
Continuity Lin Jo Skytte


Screenplay Signe Vaupel
Screenplay Maj-Britt La Cour


Producer Michelle Brøndum
Executive producer Morten Kaufmann
Production manager Lars Iversen
Unit manager Katja Reventlow-Grinling
Unit manager Anemone Demirhan
Location manager Michelle Brøndum
Production assistant Liv Møller Kastrup
Production assistant: pre-production Anne Gregorious


Cinematographer Signe Tora Munk Bencke
First assistant camera Gustav Stork
Key grip Jørgen Henry Pedersen
DIT Rebecca Karlsson

Electrical dept.

Gaffer Jacob Østergaard
Electrician assistant Rasmus Leo Hansen
Electrician assistant Mathias Kehlet Thomsen
Electrician assistant Kristian Kjer


Editor Christoffer Sandau Schuricht
Assistant editor Patrick Lund Larsen


Composer Anders Norddal Jendresen

Production design

Production designer Elisabeth Jerichau Nissen
Production designer Pil Bachmann


Key costumer Yolanda Bluff
Costume assistant Anemone Overgaard


Chief makeup artist Malaika Kathrina Boserup
Chief makeup artist Nathalie Giermann


Sound designer Anders Norddal Jendresen
Sound engineer Anders Norddal Jendresen

Special effects

SFX Martin Hansen

Visual effects

VFX Christoffer Sandau Schuricht
Graphic design Søren Kuhn


Choreographer Esa Alanne


Lilian Solbjørg Højfeldt
Henning Tommy Kenter
Anette Signe Vaupel
Diego Ernesto Piga Carbone
Mikkel Lau Drasbæk
Sygeplejerske Christina Bech

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