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Going to School

Frederik Nørgaard, Denmark, 2015

76 min.DK/FeatureChildren's films

The film follows 6-year-old Villads in school and at home. Villads often runs into trouble because he loves to play, and most of the times the rules of Villads’ playing are in conflict with the rules of the adults.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards Materials
Original title Villads fra Valby
Danish title Villads fra Valby
Other titles Going to School
Director Frederik Nørgaard
Screenplay Frederik Nørgaard, Kristian Ibler
Based on Baseret på Anne Sofie Hammers børnebogsserie.
Producer Regner Grasten
Director of Photography Morten Bruus, Claus Sisseck
Editor Malte Greis, Søren Ottosen
Sound Andreas Kongsgaard, Stig Sparre-Ulrich
Composer Frederik Konradsen, Max Winding, Simon Ravn
Casting Annette Grunnet
Appearances Luca Reichardt Ben Coker, Iben Dorner, Frederik Nørgaard, Mette Svane Pedersen
Production country Denmark
Dialogue language Danish
Production companies Regner Grasten Filmproduktion
Domestic distribution United International Pictures
International sales LevelK / Gammel Kongevej 137 B, 3. sal / 1850 Frederiksberg C / c +45 2010 8580 / tine.klint@levelk.dk / www.levelk.dk
Danish theatrical release 25.12.2015
Comment Frederik Meldal Nørgaard both wrote and directed Going to School, based on a children’s book series. The film is Nørgaard’s debut feature.
DFI subsidy Konsulentstøtte
Danish rating Allowed for all

Companies

Production companies Regner Grasten Filmproduktion
With support from Det Danske Filminstitut
Domestic distribution United International Pictures

Direction

Direction Frederik Nørgaard
Casting Annette Grunnet
Casting: extras Tommy Duus

Script

Screenplay Frederik Nørgaard
Screenplay Kristian Ibler
Storyboard Simon Bang

Production

Producer Regner Grasten

Cinematography

Cinematographer Morten Bruus
Cinematographer Claus Sisseck
Drone operator Tao Ahler
First assistant camera Mikkel Find
First assistant camera Gitte Gammelgaard
2nd assistant camera Jesper Rønn Hansen
DIT Sospeter Nganga

Editing

Editor Malte Greis
Editor Søren Ottosen
Trailer editor Ania de Sá Madsen

Music

Composer Frederik Konradsen
Composer Max Winding
Composer Simon Ravn

Production design

Property master Maria Grieg

Sound

Sound designer Andreas Kongsgaard
Sound designer Stig Sparre-Ulrich

Visual effects

VFX artist Stefan Bjørnfort Bernscherer
Colourist Virgil Kastrup

Stunt

Stunts Adam Brix

Appearance

Villads Luca Reichardt Ben Coker
Mor Iben Dorner
Far Frederik Nørgaard
Amalie Mette Svane Pedersen
Emma Anna Rittig
Frida's mor Patricia Schumann
Frida's far Caspar Phillipson
Skolelærer Kristian Ibler
Teenage goth pige Emilia Staugaard
Skoleleder Tove Bornhøft
Kok Søren Vejby
Bums på bænk Thomas Stender
Eva Ida Marie Fryd
Alexander Sander Lauridsen
Marius Jens Iversen
Oscar Sigurd Birch Beck
Malte Marius Due Hylen
Anna Filippa Elver Hintze
Band-medlem Frederik Konradsen
Band-medlem Max Winding
Band-medlem Siri Skamby

Awards and nominations

Award Year Festival
ECFA Prize of the best European film 2016 Oulu Int. Children's Film Festival 2016

Festival screenings

Festival Festival date
Athens Olympia Int. Film Festival For Children and Young People 2017-12-02
Tel Aviv International Children's Film Festival 2017-07-18
Athens Olympia Int. Film Festival For Children and Young People 2016-12-03
Poznan Ale Kino! International Children's Film Festival 2016-11-27
Oulu Int. Children's Film Festival 2016-11-13
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2016-11-02
Amsterdam Cinekid 2016-10-13
Seoul International Youth Film Festival 2016-09-29
Zlin Int. Film Festival for Children & Youth 2016-05-25
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.

Reviews and articles

On the library you can find these articles and revies and other material about the film.
Type Source Author Date
Anmeldelse BT Lind, Michael 2015-12-25
Anmeldelse Berlingske Tidende Sauntved, Louise Kidde 2015-12-25
Anmeldelse Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Sommer Boysen, Katrine 2015-12-25
Anmeldelse Politiken Yde, Kaatrine Hornstrup 2015-12-25