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When the sun goes down

Jens Arentzen, Denmark, 1999

38 min.DK/Short fiction

A 7-year-old boy seems to be on a holiday with his mother. But it turns out to be anything but a holiday! When the boy is left alone, a family tragedy begins to unfold, and he is brutally torn out of the comfort and safety that his mother has built around him. A touching and moving film.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title Solen er så rød
Danish title Solen er så rød
Keywords Mother-son relationship, Boys, Fathers, Family life, Lies
Director Jens Arentzen
Screenplay Elo Sjøgren, Jens Arentzen
Director of Photography Dirk Brüel, Claus Sisseck
Editor Valdís Óskarsdóttir, Jesper W. Nielsen
Sound Morten Holm
Composer Lars H.U.G., Peter Sørensen, Nikolaj Egelund
Appearances Paprika Steen, Alexander Madsen, Jens Okking
Production country Denmark
Production company Victoria Film
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut
Technical info color
Danish rating Not recommended for children under 7

Companies

Production company Victoria Film
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut

Direction

Direction Jens Arentzen

Script

Script Elo Sjøgren
Script Jens Arentzen

Cinematography

Cinematography Dirk Brüel
Cinematography Claus Sisseck

Stills

Stills Maria Sattrup
Stills Claus Thymann

Editing

Editing Valdís Óskarsdóttir
Editing Jesper W. Nielsen

Music

Music Lars H.U.G.
Music Peter Sørensen
Music Nikolaj Egelund

Sound

Sound Morten Holm

Appearance

Appearance Paprika Steen
Appearance Alexander Madsen
Appearance Jens Okking

Awards and nominations

Award Year Festival
Golden Spire 2000 San Francisco Int. Film Festival 2000

Festival screenings

Festival Festival date
San Francisco Int. Film Festival 2000-04-20
Odense Internationale Film Festival 1999-08-16
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