Kristoffer Kiørboe, Denmark, 2014

20 min.DK/Short fictionChildren's films

A coming of age short film about 13 year old August. His mother is devastated by the recent divorce from the father, and refuses to let August keep the puppy his father gave him for his birthday. It hurts August to see his mother in pain and he feels responsible for her, but he loves the puppy nearly as much as he misses his father. He decides to take the puppy and move in with his father and his new family, but August's illusions are soon to be shattered. "Son" is a drama about ordinary life. August loses his childhood innocence and the world he once knew changes radically, just like he does himself.
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Original title Søn
Danish title Søn
Keywords Children of divorced parents, Divorces, Families, Grief, Puppies
Director Kristoffer Kiørboe
Screenplay Kristoffer Kiørboe, Anton Carey Bidstrup
Producer Nina Helveg
Director of Photography Martin Munch
Editor Estephan Wagner
Sound Jeppe Harbo Ilskov, Peter Albrechtsen
Composer Karsten Fundal
Production designer Oscar Pontén
Casting Gro Terp
Appearance Stefan Søe Iwan, Andrea Vagn Jensen, David Rousing
Production country Denmark
Dialogue language Danish
International sales Helveg
Online release 11.11.2015
Danish rating Allowed for children over the age of 11
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Production company Frame By Frame
With support from Filmværkstedet / DFI


Direction Kristoffer Kiørboe
Casting Gro Terp
1st assistant director Johan May Nitschke


Screenplay Kristoffer Kiørboe
Screenplay Anton Carey Bidstrup


Producer Nina Helveg
Executive producer Jannick Secher
Production manager Charlotte Sne Hoen
Production coordinator Camilla Albrechtsen


Cinematographer Martin Munch
Cinematographer: 2. unit Niels Buchholzer
First assistant camera Gitte Gammelgaard
Clapper/loader Kasper Bundvad

Electrical dept.

Gaffer Jens Lund Larsen


Editor Estephan Wagner


Composer Karsten Fundal

Production design

Production designer Oscar Pontén


Costume on set Camilla Nordbjerg Olsen


Makeup artist Camilla Nordbjerg Olsen


Sound designer Jeppe Harbo Ilskov
Sound mixer Jeppe Harbo Ilskov
Sound designer Peter Albrechtsen
Sound mixer Peter Albrechtsen
Sound recordist Elisabeth Nejsum

Visual effects

Colourist Cedrik Roger Gérard Marquis


August Stefan Søe Iwan
Mor Andrea Vagn Jensen
Far David Rousing

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