SKYSCRAPER

By Rune Schjøtt

FACTS

Title: SKYSCRAPER
Original title: SKYSKRABER
Director: Rune Schjøtt
Producers: Morten Kjems Juhl
Executive producers: Thomas Gammeltoft
Cast: Lukas Thorsteinsson, Marta Holm, Morten Suurballe, Rikke Louise Andersson, Lars Brygmann
Genre: Drama
Duration: 85 min
Language: Danish
Country of origin: Denmark
Production Company: FINE & MELLOW
Scriptwriter: Rune Schjøtt
Cinematographer: Marcel Zyskind
Production year: 2010
Editor: Cathrine Ambus

A poetic coming of age love story with a touch of black comedy. The sleepy little town that 17 year old Jon calls home saw its future as a bustling city center with high rises and traffic lights until a bizarre car crash killed these dreams eight years ago. Jon was blamed for the accident and has been blamed for everything that goes wrong here ever since. His father is the first to remind him of this, keeping Jon on a very short leash but when the blind girl Edith surprises Jon with a daring request, Jon gradually realizes that things can change…

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Festival overview

Int. FF For Children and Youth/Czech Republic-ZLIN
Awards: Special Jury Award
2011-05-29

Oulu int. Children's FF
Awards: For Tomorrow Award - Youth Jury
2011-11-21

Berlin Film Festival
2011-02-10

Buff, Sweden
2011-03-15

Chennai International Film Festival
2011-12-14

Espoo Ciné International Film Festival
2011-08-19

Festroia Int. Film Festival (Setúbal-Portugal)
2011-06-03

Göteborg Int. Filmfestival
2011-01-28

Kristiansand Int Children's FF
2011-05-03

Lithuania Scanorama Film Forum
2011-11-10

Mumbai Film Festival
2011-10-13

Rimouski International Youth Film Festival
2011-09-25

Seoul International Youth Film Festival
2011-07-07

Taipai International Film Festival
2011-06-24

Tallinn Tarta, Black Nights FF
2011-11-18