Little Lise

Benjamin Holmsteen, Denmark, 2005

20 min.DK/Short fiction

A man carries his dead wife to the trunk of a car in front of their 4-year-old daughter. All together they drive to a lake far into the forest, where the father plans to dump the body and end the lives of himself and his daughter. However, everything is not what it seems...

The message of this film »Lille Lise«/»Little Lise« is about taking care of your children. Give them lots of love, respect and responsibility. Otherwise they will be open to comfort and recognition elsewhere...

...Children - that's where the world begins...
Basic information Credits
Original title Lille Lise
Danish title Lille Lise
Keywords Divorces, Murder, Horror movies
Director Benjamin Holmsteen
Screenplay Benjamin Holmsteen
Director of Photography Lars Bonde
Editor Rasmus Høgdall Mølgaard, Rasmus Høgdall
Composer Benjamin Telmanyi Lylloff, Benjamin Telmanyi Lylloff
Casting Lone Goldie Møller
Appearance Joy Nadia Jensen, Jakob Cedergren, Sonja Richter
Production country Denmark
International sales Premium Films
Danish rating Allowed for children over the age of 11
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Production company The Capricorn Experience, Filmværkstedet / DFI


Direction Benjamin Holmsteen
Casting Lone Goldie Møller


Screenplay Benjamin Holmsteen
Script supervisor Michael Thune


Production Rasmus Kastberg
Production Benjamin Holmsteen
Unit manager Marianne Blicher
Unit manager Maria Kristensen
Post-production supervisor Nanna van Elk
Production assistant Terkel Gundgaard


Cinematography Lars Bonde
Camera assistant Anders Thorsby
Key grip Andreas Balslev-Olesen
Key grip Magnus Ohmsen
Key grip Lars "Snitt" Weirsøe
Key grip Philip Christensen
Steadicam operator Karsten Jacobsen
Steadicam assistant Michael Petersen


Stills Simon Robert Hilden

Electrical dept.

Gaffer Mads Grage
Gaffer Søren Livbjerg


Editing Rasmus Høgdall Mølgaard
Editing Rasmus Høgdall


Music Benjamin Telmanyi Lylloff
Music Benjamin Telmanyi Lylloff

Production design

Set decorator Ulrika Frederiksson
Props Thorvaldur Jensen
Props Mette Lindberg
Art department runner Sanne Ystrøm


Costume on set Christina Gurewitsch


Makeup artist Marlene Skjelmose
Makeup artist Mette Sørensen
Makeup artist Lea Sonne


Sound mixer Benjamin Telmanyi Lylloff
Sound mixer Rasmus Damsgaard
Sound editor Rune Bjerre Sand
Sound editor Matias la Cour
Sound editor Peter Schou
Foley artist Mikkel Arnberg

Visual effects

VFX supervisor Per Mørk-Jensen
VFX Peter Lorenz Christensen
VFX Mai Britt Hjemsted Karle
VFX Erik Egsgaard Nielsen
VFX Michael Hviid Nielsen
Colourist Rasmus Lindén
Assistant colorgrader Christina Palmegaard


Stunt coordinator Dennis Albrechtsen


Lille Lise Joy Nadia Jensen
Faderen Jakob Cedergren
Moderen Sonja Richter

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