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Small Avalanches

Birgitte Stærmose, Denmark, 2003

15 min.DK/Short fiction

Linda is 12 and she is bored. It seems to her that nothing matters and nothing ever really happens. But on this day she meets an older man. Linda is amused, even exhilarated by their seemingly innocent encounter. But things take a disturbing turn, and Linda's world is transformed forever. Based on a short story by Joyce Carol Oates.
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Original title Små skred
Danish title Små skred
Other titles Danske novellefilm 2, Small Avalanches
Director Birgitte Stærmose
Screenplay Birgitte Stærmose, Ida Maria Rydén
Based on Efter novellen "Little avalanches" af Joyce Carol Oates.
Director of Photography Anthony Dod Mantle
Editor Anne Østerud
Sound Niels Arild, Claus Lynge
Composer Susi Hyldgaard
Production designer Peter Grant
Casting Annette Grunnet, Jette Termann
Appearances Sofie Rolandsen, Søren Malling, Julie Carlsen
Production country Denmark
Production companies Magic Hour Films
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut
International sales DR International Sales / DR Byen / Emil Holms Kanal 20 / 0999 København C / t +45 3520 3040 / f +45 3520 3969 / drsales@dr.dk / www.drsales.dk
Festival information Danish Film Institute
Technical info 35 mm, color
Danish theatrical release 22.08.2003
Cinemas Gloria vist s.m. novellefilmen "Se mig nu" af samme instruktør
Danish rating Not recommended for children under 7

Companies

Production companies Magic Hour Films
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut

Direction

Direction Birgitte Stærmose
Casting Annette Grunnet
Casting Jette Termann
Continuity Nynne Munkholm

Script

Script Birgitte Stærmose
Script Ida Maria Rydén
Storyboard Sune Elskær
Storyboard Nis Nielsen

Production

Production Lise Lense-Møller
Location manager William Knuttel
Production assistant Jonas Bagger
Runner Liv Mygind

Cinematography

Cinematography Anthony Dod Mantle
Cinematographer: 2. unit Manuel Alberto Claro
Camera assistant Søren Berthelin
Camera assistant: 2. unit Peter Topsøe-Jensen
Clapper/loader Magnus Nordenhof Jønck
Key grip Kim Sejer Larsen

Stills

Stills Thomas Petri
Stills Jan Buus

Electrical dept.

Electrical dept. Thomas Neivelt
Best boy Torben Borup-Madsen

Editing

Editing Anne Østerud
Assistant editor Kaspar Astrup Schröder
Negative cutting Marianne Jerris

Music

Music Susi Hyldgaard

Production design

Production design Peter Grant
Props Christina Lorentz

Wardrobe

Wardrobe Stine Gudmundsen-Holmgreen

Makeup

Makeup Stine Gudmundsen-Holmgreen

Sound

Sound Niels Arild
Sound Claus Lynge
Boom operator Morten Green
Sound assistant Mikkel Munk Appel

Visual effects

Color timing Dorthe Bankwell

Stunt

Stunt Dennis Albrechtsen

Appearance

Linda Sofie Rolandsen
Manden Søren Malling
Moderen Julie Carlsen

Awards and nominations

Award Year Festival
Prix UIP 2003 Edinburgh International Film Festival 2003

Festival screenings

Festival Festival date
Zagreb Motovun Film Festival 2004-07-26
Ghent Flanders Int. Film Festival 2003-10-07
Edinburgh International Film Festival 2003-08-13
Odense Internationale Film Festival 2003-08-11
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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