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Silent Heart

Bille August, Denmark, 2014

98 min.DramaDK/Feature

Three generations of a family gather over a weekend. The two sisters Sanne and Heidi have accepted their terminally ill mother's desire to die before her disease worsens. However, as the weekend progresses, their mother's decision becomes harder and harder to deal with, and old conflicts resurface.
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Danish title Stille hjerte
Other titles Silent Heart
Director Bille August
Screenplay Christian Torpe
Producer Jesper Morthorst
Director of Photography Dirk Brüel
Production designer Jette Lehmann
Casting Anja Philip
Appearances Ghita Nørby, Paprika Steen, Danica Curcic, Morten Grunwald
Production country Denmark
Dialogue language Danish
Production companies SF Film Production ApS
Domestic distribution SF Film A/S
International sale LevelK /Over gården, 3. / Gammel Kongevej 137 / 1850 Frederiksberg C / t +45 4844 3072 / c +45 2010 8580 / tine.klint@levelk.dk / www.levelk.dk
Danish theatrical release 13.11.2014
Cinemas København:
CinemaxX
Dagmar, Nordisk Film Biografer
Empire, Nordisk Film Biografer
Falkoner, Nordisk Film Biografer
Grand
Palads, Nordisk Film Biografer
Park Bio
Øvrige Sjælland:
Albertslund
Ballerup
Birkerød
Dragør
Fakse
Frederikssund
Frederiksværk
Gentofte
Gladsaxe
Glostrup
Helsingør
Herlev
Hillerød, Nordisk Film Biografer
Holbæk
Holte
Hornslet
Humlebæk
Hvalsø
Ishøj
Kalundborg
Karup
Kastrup
Korsør
Køge
Lyngby, Nordisk Film Biografer
Mørkøv
Næstved Bio
Næstved, Nordisk Film Biografer
Ringsted
Roskilde
Rødovre, Atlas
Rødovre, Viften
Slagelse
Sorø
Tåstrup, Nordisk Film Biografer
Valby
Vanløse
Vig
Vordingborg
Værløse
Fyn og øerne:
Kerteminde
Gudhjem
Rødby, Lalandia
Langeland
Middelfart
Nyborg
Nykøbing F, Nordisk Film Biografer
Nykøbing M
Nørre Åby
Odense, Café
Odense, CinemaxX
Odense, Nordisk Film Biografer
Rønne
Svendborg
Søllested
Jylland:
Bjerringbro
Ebeltoft
Esbjerg, Nordisk Film Biografer
Fredericia
Frederikshavn
Galten
Grenå
Grindsted
Haderslev
Hadsten
Hadsund
Haslev
Herning, Nordisk Film Biografer
Hjørring
Hobro
Holstebro
Hornslet
Ikast
Jelling
Klovborg
Kolding, Nordisk Film Biografer
Lemvig
Løgstør
Malling
Odder
Randers
Ringkøbing
Rødding
Silkeborg
Skanderborg
Skibby
Skive
Skørping
Struer
Sønderborg
Thisted
Toftlund
Tønder
Varde
Vejle
Viborg
Åbenrå
Ålborg, Nordisk Film Biografer
Ålborg, Metropol
Ålestrup
Århus, Nordisk Film Biografer
Århus Metropol
Århus, CinemaxX
Århus, Øst For Paradis
Andet:
Torshavn
DFI subsidy Markedsordningen
Danish rating Allowed for children over the age of 11

Companies

Production companies SF Film Production ApS
With support from Det Danske Filminstitut, FilmFyn
In colaboration with TV2
Domestic distribution SF Film A/S

Direction

Direction Bille August
1st assistant director Antony Castle
Casting Anja Philip
Continuity Marit Jensen

Script

Screenplay Christian Torpe
Script consultant Linda Seger

Production

Producer Jesper Morthorst
Line producer Karin Trolle
Assisting producer Lise Orheim Stender
Production manager Melek Çaglar
Executive producer Michael Fleischer
Location scout Søren Dahl
Location scout: pre-production Martin Bagger
Production assistant Liva Prescott Thomsen
Runner Andreas Feldfos Bargmann
Coordinator Tine Højgaard Nielsen

Cinematography

Director of Photography Dirk Brüel
2nd cinematographer Claus Sisseck
1st assistant camera Søren Berthelin
2nd camera operator Anne Skamris
1st assistant camera Gitte Gammelgaard
Clapper/loader Rasmus Søndergaard Rygaard
DIT Emil Heinsen
Posters: Photographer Claus Peuckert
Behind the scenes shooting Michael Sandager

Stills

Stills Rolf Konow

Electrical dept.

Gaffer Jacob Østergaard
Best boy Janus Hajslund
Best boy Jens Lund Larsen
Assistant lighting technician Kenneth Andersen

Editing

Editor Anne Østerud
Editor Janus Billeskov Jansen
B-editor Tanya Fallenius
Assistant editor Tine Rønde Jensen
Assistant editor Line Gellert
Trailer editor Morten Højbjerg

Music

Composer Annette Focks

Production design

Production design Jette Lehmann
Property master Tine Hieronymus Nielsen
Property master Arvid Berg Ørnbak
Production design assistant Rikke Tvilum

Wardrobe

Costume designer Stine Gudmundsen-Holmgreen
Costume on set Tanja Eleonora Spang

Makeup

Chief makeup artist Dennis Knudsen
Makeup artist Dorte Jacobsen

Sound

Sound design Niels Arild
Sound recordist Jonas Langkilde
Boom operator Johannes Elling Dam
Sound editor Martin Saabye
Foley artist Torben Greve

Visual effects

Colorist Peter Diemar
Online Tobias Bach Hansen
VFX supervisor Thomas Øhlenschlæger
Compositing Michael Holm
Poster artwork Paul Wilson
Title sequence Paul Wilson
DCP mastering Thomas Caspersen

Appearance

Esther Ghita Nørby
Heidi Paprika Steen
Sanne Danica Curcic
Poul Morten Grunwald
Dennis Pilou Asbæk
Michael Jens Albinus
Lisbeth Vigga Bro
Jonathan Oskar Sælan Halskov

Awards and nominations

Award Year Festival
Special Mention 2015 Katowice International Festival of Film Producers Regiofun 2015
Audience Award 2015 Katowice International Festival of Film Producers Regiofun 2015
Best Leading Actress 2015 Bodil Filmmedarbejderforeningen 2015
Best Actor in a Supporting Role 2015 Bodil Filmmedarbejderforeningen 2015
Best Danish Film 2015 Bodil Filmmedarbejderforeningen 2015
Best Screenplay 2015 Bodil Filmmedarbejderforeningen 2015
Best Actress 2014 San Sebastian International Film Festival 2014

Festival screenings

Festival Festival date
Beijing International Film Festival 2017-04-16
Yerevan, Golden apricot Int. FF 2016-07-10
Tokyo Northern Lights Festival 2016-02-06
Santa Barbara Int. Film Festival 2016-02-03
Torun, Camerimage 2015-11-14
Cairo International Film Festival 2015-11-11
Katowice International Festival of Film Producers Regiofun 2015-10-20
Haifa International Film Festival 2015-09-26
Nordisk Råds Filmpris 2015-09-25
Helsinki Film Festival 2015-09-17
Espoo Ciné International Film Festival 2015-08-21
Haugesund, Den Norske Filmfestivalen 2015-08-15
München International Film Festival 2015-06-25
Shanghai International Film Festival 2015-06-13
Transilvania International Film Festival 2015-05-29
Santo Domingo International Film Festival 2015-04-30
Moscow - Royal Danish Embassy 2015-04-15
Istanbul Int. Film Festival 2015-04-04
Prague Febiofest, Int. Film, TV and Video Festival 2015-03-19
Vilnius International Film Festival 2015-03-19
Jameson Dublin International Film Festival 2015-03-19
Göteborg International Film Festival 2015-01-23
Marrakech International Film Festival 2014-12-05
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2014-11-14
Kolkata Film Festival 2014-11-10
Thessaloniki International Film Festival 2014-10-31
Busan International Film Festival 2014-10-02
Rio de Janeiro Film Festival 2014-09-24
San Sebastian International Film Festival 2014-09-19
Toronto International Film Festival 2014-09-04
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Reviews and articles

On the library you can find these articles and revies and other material about the film.
Type Source Author Date
Varia Politiken Marianne Harboe 2014-11-18
Anmeldelse Børsen Morten Durr 2014-11-14
Anmeldelse Weekendavisen Bo Green Jensen 2014-11-14
Anmeldelse BT Niels Lind Larsen 2014-11-13
Anmeldelse Berlingske Tidende Jacob Wendt Jensen 2014-11-13
Anmeldelse Ekstra Bladet Henrik Queitsch 2014-11-13
Anmeldelse Information Ralf Christensen 2014-11-13
Varia Kristeligt Dagblad Henrik Wivel 2014-11-13
Anmeldelse Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Katrine Sommer Boysen 2014-11-13
Anmeldelse Politiken Kim Skotte 2014-11-13
Interview BT Rikke Bjerge 2014-11-13
Interview Politiken Kristoffer Hegnsvad 2014-11-13
Varia Kristeligt Dagblad Tove Videbaek 2014-11-10
Interview Information Christian Monggaard 2014-10-30
Interview Ekstra Bladet Helle Kastholm Hansen 2014-10-26
Varia Børsen Boersen 2014-09-26
Varia Politiken 2014-09-23
Interview BT Rikke Bjerge 2014-09-21
Anmeldelse Kristeligt Dagblad Henrik Wivel 2014-09-19
Varia Kristeligt Dagblad 2014-08-11
Artikel Ekstra Bladet 2013-11-15