Op med humøret

Michael W. Horsten, Denmark, 2005

24 min.DK/Short fictionChildren's films

Emil plays with his rabbit every day. His rabbit is cute, clever and good at jumping. But the rabbit is also old, and one morning it is dead. Emil's mother does everything she can to cheer up Emil. But it is not easy to be happy, when you are sad. This is a short film about joy and sorrow, and the importance of taking feelings seriously.
Basic information Credits
Original title Op med humøret
Danish title Op med humøret
Other titles Cheer Up
Keywords Family life, Grief, Pets, Rabbits, Animals, Death
Director Michael W. Horsten
Screenplay Charlotte Fleischer, Michael W. Horsten, Line Langebek Knudsen
Based on Baseret på bogen "Op med humøret" af Charlotte Fleischer.
Producer Lise Lense-Møller
Director of Photography Thomas Frantzén
Editor Ghita Beckendorff
Sound Jens de Place Bjørn
Composer Mattias Jacobsson
Production designer Liselotte Justesen
Appearance Gabriel Koppel Levy, Anette Støvelbæk, Toke Wagner-Mortensen, Frank Thiel
Production country Denmark
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut
International sales DR International Sales
Technical info 35 mm, 1,85:1 - Widescreen, color
DFI subsidy Konsulentstøtte
Danish rating Allowed for all
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Production company Magic Hour Films
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut


Direction Michael W. Horsten
Assistant director Anne Heeno
Continuity Carolina Falk


Script Charlotte Fleischer
Script Michael W. Horsten
Script Line Langebek Knudsen


Producer Lise Lense-Møller
Production manager Tine Gershøj Knudsen
Production assistant Frauke Posthuma
Production assistant Cecilia Valsted


Cinematography Thomas Frantzén
First assistant camera Jon Rudberg
Camera assistant Christopher Bonnor
Clapper/loader Christopher Bonnor


Stills Susanne Mertz

Electrical dept.

Electrical dept. Tobias Juhl
Assistant lighting technician Magnus Ohmsen


Editing Ghita Beckendorff


Music Mattias Jacobsson

Production design

Production design Liselotte Justesen
Set decorator Thomas Greve


Wardrobe Margrethe Rasmussen


Makeup Louise Hauberg Nielsen


Sound engineer Jens de Place Bjørn
B-sound designer Peter Thorneman
Sound engineer: post-production Christian Lørup


Emil Gabriel Koppel Levy
Emils mor Anette Støvelbæk
Magnus Toke Wagner-Mortensen
Emils far Frank Thiel

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