Aqua Mamas

Zara Zerny, Denmark, 2016

30 min.DK/Short fiction

Pernille is pregnant and filled with joyful expectations to her new life as a mother. But when her son arrives, she is pressured to the limit by his crying voice and her problems with breastfeeding. She starts to doubt her abilities as a mother. She seeks support and comfort from her far more experienced group of mothers, who tries to help Pernille in the best way they can. But how can one become a great mother?
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Original title Aqua Mamas
Danish title Aqua Mamas
Director Zara Zerny
Screenplay Zara Zerny
Producer Rikke Tambo Andersen, Maria Møller Kjeldgaard
Director of Photography Phillip Jørgensen
Editor Sofie Steenberger
Sound Peter Storm Wich
Composer Maria Timm
Production designer Helle Kirstine Egsgaard
Appearance Pernille Vallentin, Maria Timm, Sofie Ramsing, Fatima Ahmed Osborne
Production country Denmark
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Production company
Executive Producer Manna Film, Tambo Film
Co-production Super16
With support from Filmværkstedet / DFI


Direction Zara Zerny
Assistant director Cecilie McNair


Screenplay Zara Zerny
Script consultant Lotte Mik-Meyer
Script consultant Morten Mortensen
Script consultant Tommy Oksen
Script consultant Morten Pape


Producer Rikke Tambo Andersen
Producer Maria Møller Kjeldgaard
Production manager Kathrine Kastholm Vimpel


Cinematographer Phillip Jørgensen
Best boy grip Rune Wedel-Heinen
Steadicam Jonas Torp
First assistant camera Andreas Ascanius Lundmark
First assistant camera Simon Sumborg
First assistant camera Frederik Haslund
DIT Sofie Wolstrup

Electrical dept.

Best boy Carl August Jansson
Electrician assistant Mads Elsass
Electrician assistant Morten Møller


Editor Sofie Steenberger


Music Maria Timm

Production design

Production designer Helle Kirstine Egsgaard
Set dresser Camilla Lüders Weile
Set dresser Cathrine Flintegaard-Poulsen
Set dresser Andreas Albrectsen
Set dresser Liew Berlin


Costume on set Robert Alex Petersen


Makeup artist Malene Immerkær


Sound engineer Peter Storm Wich
Sound mixer Peter Storm Wich
Sound assistant Peter Seeba

Visual effects

Colourist Lasse Marcussen
Graphic design Sarah Gad Wøldike Sørensen


Appearance Pernille Vallentin
Appearance Maria Timm
Appearance Sofie Ramsing
Appearance Fatima Ahmed Osborne

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Anmeldelse Politiken-Fonden Yde, Katrine Hornstrup 2016-11-16
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