Mit søde barn

Katia Forbert Petersen, Denmark, 1987

22 min.DK/DocumentaryDevelopment aid films

Every day 40,000 children die in the third world. This film is a very intimate and personal demonstration of how this situation can be changes. An inexpensive pack of salt and sugar will quite often be able to save a life. The film does not discuss what would happen if all children survived, but the birth rate could perhaps come down if mothers experienced that their babies lived.
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Original title Mit søde barn
Danish title Mit søde barn
Other titles Børnedødeligheden i den 3. verden
Keywords Children's lives, Developing countries, Women's conditions, Bangladesh, 1980-1989
Director Katia Forbert Petersen
Screenplay Katia Forbert Petersen
Director of Photography Katia Forbert Petersen
Editor Anette Lykke Lundberg
Sound Steen Dalin, Iben Haahr Andersen
Composer Johan Zacharisson
Production country Denmark
Production company Statens Filmcentral, Jens Ravn Film, UNICEF
Domestic distribution Statens Filmcentral
Technical info 16 mm, color, Sound
Danish theatrical release 10.09.1987
Cinemas Delta
Danish rating Allowed for all


Production company Statens Filmcentral, Jens Ravn Film, UNICEF
Commissioned by Danida
Domestic distribution Statens Filmcentral


Direction Katia Forbert Petersen


Script Katia Forbert Petersen


Cinematography Katia Forbert Petersen


Editing Anette Lykke Lundberg


Music Johan Zacharisson


Sound Steen Dalin
Sound Iben Haahr Andersen


Narrator Beatrice Seedorff

Det Danske Filminstitut registrerer international festivaldeltagelse og priser til danske film, dog primært de titler, som Filminstituttet varetager i sin festivaldistribution, og primært i forbindelse med de festivaler, som Filminstituttet har prioriteret at samarbejde med. Registreringen af festivaldeltagelse og priser til danske film, der ikke er i festivaldistribution, foretages kun for "launch"-festivaler ifølge Filminstituttets prioriterede festivalliste. Se listen over prioriterede festivaler.

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