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Growing Pains

Tor Fruergaard, Denmark, 2014

21 min.DK/Short fictionAnimation

Fabian lives alone with his caring but controlling mother Birte. Fabian meets Felicia and falls in love for the first time. With the romance comes an extreme discovery: When Fabian gets horny, he transforms into a werewolf. Fabian needs to get to know his new "self" while convincing Felicia that he will not hurt her. In the end he must make a choice: Should he suppress that part of himself and stay with his mother, or should he embrace the new man he has become and leave with Felicia?
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards Library
Danish title Vokseværk
Other titles Growing Pains
Keywords , , Falling in love
Director Tor Fruergaard
Screenplay Sissel D. Thomsen
Producer Nynne Marie Selin Eidnes
Director of Photography Anders Nydam
Appearances Elliott Crosset Hove, Amalie Lindegård, Iben Hjejle
Production country Denmark
Dialogue language Danish
Subtitles No
Audio description No
Production companies First Lady Film
International sale Premium Films / rue Desargues 6 / 75011 Paris / t 33 1 42 77 06 39 / f 33 1 44 54 05 02 / jcm@premium-films.com / www.premium-films.com
Online release 02.10.2015
Danish rating Allowed for children over the age of 15

Companies

Production companies First Lady Film
With support from Det Danske Filminstitut

Direction

Direction Tor Fruergaard

Script

Screenplay Sissel D. Thomsen
Storyboard Tor Fruergaard

Production

Producer Nynne Marie Selin Eidnes
Line producer Hope Devlin Kristiansen

Cinematography

Cinematographer Anders Nydam

Editing

Editor Rikke Selin Lorentzen

Music

Music Kristian Selin Eidnes Andersen

Sound

Sound engineer Jess Wolfsberg

Animation

Animation Luca Fattore
Animation Stine Marie Buhl
Animation Esben Wulff Modvig

Appearance

Fabian Elliott Crosset Hove
Felicia Amalie Lindegård
Birte Iben Hjejle

Awards and nominations

Award Year Festival
Best Danish short fiction 2014 Odense Internationale Film Festival 2014
Special Jury Mention 2014 Odense Internationale Film Festival 2014

Festival screenings

Festival Festival date
Austin Fantastic Fest 2015-09-24
Stuttgart International Animation Film Festival 2015-05-05
Toronto International Film Festival 2015-04-16
Vilnius International Film Festival 2015-03-19
Malmö, BUFF 2015-03-09
Clermont-Ferrand Marché Du Film Court 2015-01-30
Toronto International Film Festival 2014-09-04
Odense Internationale Film Festival 2014-08-25
Kulturmøde Mors 2014-08-21
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