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WHEN CHILDREN PLAY IN THE SKY

by Lorenzo Hendel

synopsis

In a fjord studded with icebergs on the Eastern coast of Greenland, about ninety years ago, the young father of a newborn child is treacherously murdered. Ninety years later, Nicola Cremonini, an experienced tour operator, arrives in the same fjord to organise a tourist cruise through the fjords. The story develops on two parallel threads connected with one another and alternate throughout the film until they finally meet at the end. In both stories the leading character is a boy.

international title: When Children Play in the Sky
original title: Quando i bambini giocano in cielo
country: Italy, Denmark, United Kingdom, Iceland
year: 2004
genre: fiction
directed by: Lorenzo Hendel
film run: 106'
screenplay: Lorenzo Hendel, Silvia Innocenzi
cast: Bruno Stori, Giulian Ferro, Jóhann G. Jóhannsson
cinematography by: Frederic Fasano
film editing: Anna Napoli
art director: Luisa Iemma
music: Hilmar Orn Hilmarsson
producer: Silvia Innocenzi, Giovanni Saulini
production: Orione Cinematografica, Zentropa Entertainments, Sigma Films, SagaFilm (IS), Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali (IT)
distributor: Istituto Luce Cinecittà
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