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Weekend Dad

Johan Stahl Winthereik, Denmark, 2013

26 min.DK/Short fictionChildren's films

A comedy drama about the super intelligent boy Sune who is forced to go on a survival trip to the Swedish woods with his estranged dad. Father and son end up getting lost and are separated from one another on a trip that was supposed to bring them closer together. It does not help that Sune has brought his best friend Hans along for the trip and they accidentally bump into Sweden's most wanted bank robber Hasse. For Sune, Torben and Hans the trip becomes one of finding each other again, and also one of survival.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title Weekendfar
Danish title Weekendfar
Other titles Weekend Dad
Keywords Father-son relation, Sweden
Director Johan Stahl Winthereik
Screenplay Johan Stahl Winthereik, Mikkel Bak Sørensen
Producer Ditte Milsted, Jacob Jarek
Director of Photography Adam Wallensten
Editor Jacob Schulsinger
Sound Jason Luke, Reda El-Kheloufi
Composer Henrik Lindstrand
Production designer Michael Leth Hansen
Casting Tanja Grunwald
Appearances Tristan Derry, Thomas Bo Larsen, Kristoffer Johan Fogh Holmkjær, Leif Andrée
Production country Denmark
Dialogue language Danish,Swedish
Production companies Profile Pictures
Danish festival release 08.09.2013, Grand, Buster-festivalen
DFI subsidy Konsulentstøtte
Danish rating Allowed for children over the age of 11

Companies

Production companies Profile Pictures
With support from Det Danske Filminstitut, TV2 Danmark

Direction

Direction Johan Stahl Winthereik
Casting Tanja Grunwald

Script

Screenplay Johan Stahl Winthereik
Screenplay Mikkel Bak Sørensen

Production

Producer Ditte Milsted
Producer Jacob Jarek
Executive producer Thor Sigurjonsson
Producer: development Jesper Rofelt
Producer: development Tanja Paik
Creative producer Casper C. Rasmussen
Post Producer Caroline W. Fanøe
Production manager Anders Wøldike Schmith
Unit manager Thomas Yong
Location scout: Sweden Sofia Lindfeldt
Post-producton coordinator Rune Søndergaard
Production assistant Ida Balslev Jørgensen
Production assistant Sharif Ali
Runner Alexander Vixø
Assistant Rebecca Maria B. Jacobsen
Assistant Morten Eisby

Cinematography

Cinematographer Adam Wallensten
First assistant camera Lars Krogsgaard
Camera assistant Kasper Bundvad
DIT Kasper Bundvad

Electrical dept.

Gaffer Torben Brent Wenneberg
Assistant lighting technician Jonathan Reim Eskildsen
Assistant lighting technician Noah Lynnerup

Editing

Editor Jacob Schulsinger
Assistant editor Mik Stampe Fog
Assistant editor Søren Gamborg Knudsen

Music

Composer Henrik Lindstrand

Production design

Production designer Michael Leth Hansen
Property master Lars Fog-Møller
Assistant set dresser Kathrine Nedergaard

Wardrobe

Costume designer Tine Berg

Makeup

Makeup artist Tine Berg
Makeup assistant Julie Hagner

Sound

Sound designer Jason Luke
Dialogue mixer Niels Poulsen
Sound engineer Reda El-Kheloufi

Special effects

Fire and smoke effects Thomas Stender

Visual effects

Title design Jabali Ravn
Colourist Jonathan Lieb

Stunt

Stunt coordinator Dennis Albrechtsen
Stunt coordinator Anders Nylander Thomsen

Appearance

Sune Tristan Derry
Torben Thomas Bo Larsen
Hans Kristoffer Johan Fogh Holmkjær
Hasse Hallstrøm Leif Andrée
Helle Paprika Steen
Flemming Niels Anders Thorn
Ekspedient Agnes Mikulowska-Madsen
Svensk eneboer Johan Lundin

Awards and nominations

Award Year Festival
Best Short Film 2013 Giffoni Film Festival 2013

Festival screenings

Festival Festival date
Malmö Nordisk Panorama 2014-09-19
Thessaloniki International Film Festival 2013-11-01
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2013-10-30
Giffoni Film Festival 2013-07-19
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