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House of Hearts

Elisabeth Rygård, Denmark, 2002

88 min.DK/Feature

A drama of separation seen through the eyes of a seven-year-old boy, Osman, whose parents leave Turkey to work in Europe. Around this drama the expressive Turkish music, the overwhelming nature and traditional poetry unfold - together they form some of the riches Osman carries in his suitcase accompanying him to his new life.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards Materials
Original title Omfavn mig måne
Danish title Omfavn mig måne
Other titles House of Hearts
Director Elisabeth Rygård
Screenplay Elisabeth Rygård, Yüksel Isik
Director of Photography Hans Welin
Editor Jesper Osmund, Niels Pagh Andersen
Sound Sven Pors, Anne Jensen, Morten Holm
Composer Mazlum Cimen
Production designer Søren Skjær, Søs Brysch
Appearances Bora Akkas, Gürol Güngör, Mazlum Cimen, Sebnem Köstern Kocatürk
Production country Denmark
Production companies Zentropa
Domestic distribution Sandrew Metronome
International sales TrustNordisk / Filmbyen 22 / 2650 Hvidovre / t +45 3686 8788 / f +45 3677 4448 / info@trustnordisk.com / www.trustnordisk.com
Festival information Danish Film Institute
Technical info 2434 meter, 35 mm, 1,85:1 - Widescreen, color, Dolby SR
Danish festival release 06.04.2002, Dagmar, vist ved NatFilm Festivalen 2002
Danish theatrical release 07.06.2002
Cinemas Palads, Grand, Café Biografen (Odense), Øst for Paradis (Århus)
DFI subsidy Konsulentstøtte
Danish rating Allowed for all

Companies

Production companies Zentropa
Domestic distribution Sandrew Metronome

Direction

Direction Elisabeth Rygård

Script

Script Elisabeth Rygård
Script Yüksel Isik
Script consultant Frans Baunsgaard

Production

Production Jens Arnoldus
Line producer Louise Grosell

Cinematography

Cinematography Hans Welin

Stills

Stills Janne Klerk

Editing

Editing Jesper Osmund
Editing Niels Pagh Andersen

Music

Music Mazlum Cimen

Production design

Production design Søren Skjær
Production designer Søs Brysch

Sound

Sound Sven Pors
Sound Anne Jensen
Sound Morten Holm

Appearance

Osman som barn Bora Akkas
Osman som voksen Gürol Güngör
Ali, Osmans far Mazlum Cimen
Elif, Osmans mor Sebnem Köstern Kocatürk
Nazli, Osmans lillesøster Büsra Bora
Osmans bedstefar Menderes Samancilar
Osmans bedstemor Tomris Incer
Asik, landsbytroubadur Kul Hasan Gören
Kiraz Serra Yilmaz
Tosse-Cafer Levent Yilmaz
Abdullah Selcuk Uluergüven
Hasan Atilla Sendil

Festival screenings

Festival Festival date
Athens Olympia Int. Film Festival For Children and Young People 2003-12-06
Istanbul Int. Film Festival 2003-04-12
Göteborg International Film Festival 2002-01-25
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