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Weekend Dad

Original title: Weekandfar
German title: Der Wochenend-Vater
Denmark, 2013, 26 min.

Director: Johan Stahl Winthereik
Production company:
Profile Pictures ApS
Krystalgade 7, 1.
1172 Copenhagen K
M: (+45) 28732680

Age recommendation: 10 years and up
Film genre: Feature film

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.

Malmö Nordisk Panorama 2014
Kulturmøde Mors 2014
Slatina, Dreamfest 2014
Hamburg Kinderfilmfestival 2014
Halifax, ViewFinders: International FF for Youth 2014
Saguenay International Short Film Festival 2014
Danmarks Film Akademi -2014 (awarded)
Thessaloniki International Film Festival 2013
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2013
Zagreb Film Festival 2013
Rimouski Carrousel Int. Youth F.F. 2013 (awarded)
Giffoni Film Festival 2013 (awarded)

Study guide: German