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Shamer's Daughter, The

English title: Shamer's Daughter, The
Original title: Skammerens datter
German title: Hüterin der Wahrheit, Die – Dinas Bestimmung
Denmark, Norway, Czech Republic, Iceland, Sweden, Finland, 2015

Director: Kainz, Kenneth
Production company: Nepenthe Film
Co-producers: Nordisk Film Distribution, Storm Films, Filmlance International, True North, Sirena Film
Age recommendation: 11 years and up
Length: 96 min.
Film genre: Feature film

Synopsis:
The Shamer's daughter, Dina, has unwillingly inherited her mother's supernatural ability. She can look straight into the soul of other people, making them feel ashamed of themselves. When the sole heir to the throne is wrongfully accused of the horrible murders of his family, Dina's mother is lured to Dunark under false pretenses to make him confess. Neglecting to use her ability for the wrong purposes, she is taken prisoner. It is now up to Dina to uncover the truth of the murders, but soon she finds herself whirled into a dangerous power struggle with her own life at risk. In a semi realistic medieval fantasy world with Dragons and Witchcraft, Dina and her family are thrown into the adventure of a lifetime in order to put the rightful heir to the Kingdom of Dunark on the Throne.

Marketing strategies:
Based on the novel by Lene Kaaberbøl.

Festivals:
Kristiansand CFF 2015, Giffoni 2015 (awarded), Tromsø 2015, Cinekid Amsterdam 2015, Chicago CFF 2015, Filem'on Brussels 2015 (awarded), Ale Kino Poznan 2015, Zlin 2016, Freeze Frame Winnipeg 2017

Study guide: Danish

World sales address/es:
TrustNordisk Int. Sales (DK)

Sold to:
Nordisk Film Biografdistr. (DK)
Polyband (D)