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by Anna Sofie Hartmann


It is autumn. In the small Danish port of Nakskov the chimneys of the sugar factory smoke tirelessly. Giant windmill wings lie abandoned on the outskirts of town. The last year of high school lies before Sara and her friends. They talk about the future, about the wish to leave to a bigger city. Karen, a young Faroese, just moved to the island to work as a teacher at the local high school. In the class discussions arise: What is femininity? What is masculinity? What is art? Who sees us and in what way? Who and what makes us who we are? Sara is fascinated by her new teacher, her friends find Karen strange - “perhaps a bit too feminist”.

international title: Limbo
original title: Limbo
country: Germany
year: 2014
genre: fiction
directed by: Anna Sofie Hartmann
film run: 80'
release date: DE 24/09/2015
screenplay: Anna Sofie Hartmann
cast: Annika Nuka Mathiassen, Sofia Nolsø, Laura Gustavsen, Sarai Randzorff, Sabine Madsen, Matthias Arid Olsen, Mike Hansen, Filip Rasmussen, Morten Klode, Agga Raahauge
cinematography by: Matilda Mester
film editing: Sofie Steenberger
music: Mads Hartmann
producer: Nina Helveg, Ben von Dobeneck
production: Deutsche Film & Fernsehakademie Berlin (dffb)
distributor: Peripher Filmverleih

main awards/selection

San Sebastian International Film Festival 2014
Cinema City Film Festival Novi Sad 2015 

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