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Boje, who is living on the coast with his father Holke, has a lot of questions in his mind that are not that easy to answer. How do I know I love somebody? Where was I before I was born? How do I know I’m not dreaming? Nothing would make Holke happier than answering his son’s complex questions, but he is literally missing the right words. Nonetheless he doesn’t want to leave Boje alone with his questions and eventually turns to the sea for help…
Genre Children & Youth, Drama, Family Entertainment
Category Short
Year of Production 2019
Directors Andreas Cordes, Robert Köhler
Screenplay Andreas Cordes, Robert Köhler
Cinematography Lukas Jung, Patrick Wegener
Cast Phileas Heyblom, Robert Köhler, Iris Berben
Producer Moritz Jahn
Co-Producers Andreas Cordes, Felix Jahn, Robert Köhler
Production Company Lichtspielfarm
Runtime 10 min
Format DCP, color, cs
Subtitled Version English
Festivals LUCAS Children's & Youth Film Festival Frankfurt 2019, Schlingel Int. Children's & Youth FF 2019, Independent FF Osnabrück 2019, Kurzfilmfestival Köln 2019, KINOdiseea Int. Children's FF Romania 2019, Nordische Filmtage Lübeck 2019, Rumänische Filmtage Bremen 2019, International Children's Film Festival Taiwan 2020, European Youth Film Festival Flanders 2020, 2ANNAS Int. Children's Short Film Festival 2020, Int. Children's FF Bangladesh 2020, New York Children's FF 2020, CMIFF Central Michigan IFF 2020, Landshuter Kurzfilmfestivals 2020, Young Film Festival Leeds 2020, Cinemagic Belfast 2020, International Changing Perspectives FF Istanbul 2020, Tumbleweeds 2020, Monstronale Halle 2020, Cinemira – Budapest Int. Children's FF 2020, Portland's Int. Kids FF 2020, Philosophical Film Festival Skopje 2020, Wonderfest Bucharest 2020, Diversions Int. Short Film Festival 2020, Manuel Trujillo Durán National & International Short Film Festival Venezuela 2020, Fabriano Film Fest 2020, La Matatena Mexico City 2020, Voiron Int. Short Film Festival 2020, Int. FF for Children & Youth People Armenia 2020, Faro Int. Short Film Festival 2020, Toyama IFF 2020, DYTIATKO Int. Children's Film & Television Festival 2020, Gozo FF Malta 2020, Festival Nouvelles Vues Haiti 2020, Pune Short Film Festival 2020, Goa Short Film Festival 2020, Kinderfilmfest Bremen 2020, Festival International de Cinema Kinshasa 2020, Progeny Short Film Festival USA 2020, Jahorina Documentary & Short Film Festival 2020, Sanford Independent Film Festival USA 2020, Giffoni Macedonia Youth Film Festival 2020, LUSCA Caribbean International Fantastic Film Fest 2020, VISIONI CORTE FILM FESTIVAL 2020, Waterford IFF 2020, Days of German and Russian Short Films VKRATZE 2020, Gimpo International Youth Film Festival South Korea 2020, Leeds Film Festival 2020, Filmfest Schleswig-Holstein 2020, Coastline Children's Film Festival Michigan USA 2021, LOVE YOUR SHORTS Film Festival Sanford USA 2021, Festival Internacional de Cine La Picasa Argentina 2021, Winnipeg Real to Reel Film Festival Canada 2021, CINEMARE Internationales Meeresfilmfestival Kiel 2021, Real Short Film Festival Canada 2021, 5th Jaipur Film World India 2021, Okotoks Film Festival Canada 2021, ME Film Festival USA 2021, LAMATATENA Children`s Film Festival Mexico City 2022

Awards Drehbuchpreis Schleswig-Holstein 2018, Audience Award Rumänische Filmtage Bremen 2019, CMIFF Jury Award: Best International Short Film 2020, Grand Prix Wonderfest Bucharest 2020, Manuel Trijillo Durán Short Film Festival Venezuela 2020: Award for Best Music, Orion International Short Film Festival France 2020: Best Director of Photography, Golden Wings Young Jury Award for best Live Action Short Film at Leeds Film Festival 2020, Publikumspreis Filmfest Schleswig-Holstein 2020, Third Place at Gimpo International Youth Film Festival South Korea 2020, BEST FEATURE SHORT FILM at International Film Festival for Children and Young People in Armenia 2021, Best Opening Night Film at the LOVE YOUR SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL Sanford USA 2021, BEST NARRATIVE SHORT at Winnipeg Real to Reel Film Festival 2021

With backing from MOIN Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein, Kuratorium junger deutscher Film

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