By Michael Noer

From the director behind the remake of the film classic 'PAPILLION' 


Original title: BIRTHDAY GIRL
Director: Michael Noer
Cast: Trine Dyrholm, Flora Ofelia Hofmann Lindahl, Herman Tømmeraas, Maja Ida Thiele
Genre: Suspense drama
Duration: 95 min
Language: Danish
Additional Languages: English
Country of origin: Denmark
Scriptwriter: Jesper Fink, Michael Noer
Cinematographer: Adam Wallensten
Editor: Jacob Thuesen
Production Company: Nordisk Film
Producers: René Ezra & Matilda Appelin
Production year: 2023
Executive producers: Henrik Zein
Budget EUR: 3.5M
Local release: 04-04-2024
Film status: Internationally premiered

BIRTHDAY GIRL is a suspense drama set on a cruise ship bound for the Caribbean. The 42-year-old Nanna has invited her daughter Cille and her best friend on a cruise to celebrate Cille's 18th birthday. The expectations are high, and they have big plans set for the days on board the cruise. But on the first evening, the dream vacation turns into a nightmare, and Nanna realizes that in order to get justice, she must take matters into her own hands. 
The feature is an intense suspense drama about a mother's persevering quest for justice. 





Festival overview

Official Selection at Santa Barbara International Film Festival 2024

Official Selection at Zürich Film Festival 2023

Official Selection at Tallin Black Nights Film Festival 2023

Official screening in the Gala section at Göteborg Film Festival 2024