Little Daddy

Michael W. Horsten, Denmark, 2003

12 min.DK/Short fictionChildren's films

A short fiction film about 7 year-old Marie, who experiences her first bout of anger. Marie is to spend the weekend with her dad. She waves goodbye to her mother, and walks through town with her dad. They are only together for a few minutes, when her dad meets up with a friend and indulges in a lengthy conversation. Meanwhile, Marie's patience is being so severely tried, that she resorts to a disappearing act, and follows a nearby winding staircase to the top of a tower. She expects her dad to come looking for her, but he only keeps on talking. Marie's anger builds up ...
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title Lille far
Danish title Lille far
Other titles Filmhits for børn 3
Keywords Father-daughter relation, Fathers, 2000-2009, Denmark
Director Michael W. Horsten
Screenplay Michael W. Horsten
Producer Lise Lense-Møller
Director of Photography Manuel Alberto Claro
Editor Janne Bjerg Sørensen
Sound Morten Green
Composer Mattias Jacobsson
Appearance Frederikke Bremerskov Kaysen, Gordon Kennedy, Nastja Arcel, Anne Birgitte Feigenberg
Production country Denmark
Production company Magic Hour Films
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut
International sales Magic Hour Films ApS
Technical info 35 mm, color, Sound
Danish theatrical release 30.01.2004
Cinemas Cinemateket
DFI subsidy Konsulentstøtte
Danish rating Allowed for all
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Production company Magic Hour Films
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut


Direction Michael W. Horsten


Script Michael W. Horsten


Producer Lise Lense-Møller


Cinematographer Manuel Alberto Claro


Stills Thomas Petri


Editing Janne Bjerg Sørensen


Music Mattias Jacobsson


Sound Morten Green


Marie Frederikke Bremerskov Kaysen
Far Gordon Kennedy
Appearance Nastja Arcel
Appearance Anne Birgitte Feigenberg
Appearance Hans Henrik Voetmann

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Awards and nominations

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Award Year Festival
2nd best. Kidz Section 2004 Giffoni Film Festival 2004
Special Mention 2004 Berlinale 2004

Festival screenings

Festival Festival date
Athens Olympia Int. Film Festival For Children and Young People 2004-12-04
Chicago Int. Children's Film Festival 2004-10-21
Reykjavik Nordisk Panorama 2004-09-22
Haugesund, Den Norske Filmfestivalen 2004-08-20
Tokyo Kinder Film Festival - Kineko 2004-08-13
Odense Internationale Film Festival 2004-08-09
Giffoni Film Festival 2004-07-17
Hong Kong, International Children's Film Carnival 2004-07-17
New York Tribeca Film Festival 2004-05-01
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 2004-04-27
Malmö, BUFF 2004-03-09
Berlinale 2004-02-05
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