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Cross Your Heart

English title: Cross Your Heart
Original title: Ama´r Halshug
Denmark, 2021, 15 min.

Director: Nikolaj Storgaard Mortensen
Production company:
Pretentious Productions

Age recommendation: 12 years and up
Film genre: Feature film

Hanna's big brother Ivan is her best friend, but now he's all grown up and wants to move to the big city. Hanna knows that their older brother Jens died of an overdose in the city, and is scared that she is about to lose another brother to the dangerous city. With a mother still grief stricken from losing her child, Hanna has to navigate this difficult time on her own and be brave, because sometimes that's all you can do. Cross Your Heart is based on a true story and explores the effect of grief in children through their eyes.

Olympia International FF for Children and Young People 2022 (awarded)