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Out of love

Birgitte Stærmose, Denmark, 2009

29 min.DK/Documentary

On the borderline of documentary and fiction »Out of Love« depicts post war Kosovo. Children are selling cigarettes on the streets in order to survive. At nighttime - with Pristina as the murky setting - the children tell their moving stories about loss, fear and the hope for a brighter future.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title Ønskebørn
Danish title Ønskebørn
Other titles Danish documentaries - selection, Out of love
Keywords Kosovo, Children, Street children
Director Birgitte Stærmose
Producer Jesper Morthorst
Director of Photography Marek Wieser
Editor Anne Østerud
Sound Kristian Selin Eidnes Andersen, Pëllumb Ballata
Composer Jomi Massage
Appearances Florim Krasniqi, Leotrim Krasniqi, Shkëlqim Krasniqi, Shpëtim Krasniqi
Production country Denmark
Production companies Alphaville Pictures Copenhagen
International sales Danmarks Radio/TVI / DR Byen / Emil Holms Kanal 20 / 0999 København C / t 4449 2188 / c 2342 0007 / http://www.dr.dk/Salg/DRsales/index.htm
Festival information Danish Film Institute
Technical info 35 mm, 1,85:1 - Widescreen, color, Dolby digital stereo
Danish festival release 12.11.2009, CPH:DOX
Danish rating Allowed for all

Companies

Production companies Alphaville Pictures Copenhagen

Direction

Direction Birgitte Stærmose
Assistant director Kaltrina Krasniqi
Casting: Prizren Veton Nurkollari
Assistant director Jonas Poher Rasmussen

Script

Monologues Peter Asmussen
Script: research Birgitte Stærmose
Script: research Kaltrina Krasniqi
Translation Russell L. Dees
Translation Shkumbin Brestovci
Translation Erëmirë Krasniqi

Production

Producer Jesper Morthorst
Executive producer Tine Grew Pfeiffer
Executive producer Christoffer Boe
Production director Morten Revsgaard Frederiksen
Production assistant Valon Smajlaj
Production assistant Drilon Smajlaj
Producer's assistant Carina Kjær Busk

Cinematography

Camera assistant Gazmend Bajri
Camera assistant Lulzim Bejta
Poster Carl Krull
Cinematography Marek Wieser

Editing

Assistant editor Adelsteinn Hallgrimsson
Editing Anne Østerud

Music

Music Jomi Massage

Sound

Sound engineer Kristian Selin Eidnes Andersen
Sound engineer Pëllumb Ballata
Sound assistant Per Dybdal Jensen
Foley artist Julien Naudin

Visual effects

Graphic design Anders Hornstrup
Colourist Virgil Kastrup

Appearance

Appearance Florim Krasniqi
Appearance Leotrim Krasniqi
Appearance Shkëlqim Krasniqi
Appearance Shpëtim Krasniqi
Appearance Besnik Hyseni
Appearance Shpresim Azemi
Appearance Gëzim Kelmendi
Appearance Drenusha Beha
Appearance Lulzim Kelmendi
Appearance Liridon Abdullahu
Appearance Valon Selimi
Appearance Besarta Beha
Appearance Xhevahire Abdullahu

Awards and nominations

Award Year Festival
Best Short Fiction 2010 Stockholm International Film Festival 2010
Special Mention 2010 Odense Internationale Film Festival 2010
Special Mention 2010 Melbourne Film Festival 2010
Special Mention 2010 Berlinale 2010
Nomination for European Film Awards 2010 Rotterdam, International Film Festival 2010

Festival screenings

Festival Festival date
Helsinki Doc Point Documentary Film Festival 2011-01-25
Stockholm International Film Festival 2010-11-17
Reykjavik Film Festival 2010-10-30
Los Angeles, Oscar Nomination Screening 2010-10-01
Odense Internationale Film Festival 2010-08-23
Sarajevo Film Festival 2010-07-23
Melbourne Film Festival 2010-07-23
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 2010-04-27
ZagrebDox 2010-02-28
Berlinale 2010-02-11
Rotterdam, International Film Festival 2010-01-27
CPH:DOX 2009-11-06
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