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OT: Rosita

Frederikke Aspöck // Denmark, 2015
Fiction Feature // FF2015



Johannes (Mikkel Boe Følsgaard) lives with his middle-aged widower father Ulrik (Jens Albinus) in a small port in the North of Denmark. Both work in the fish industry, their lives are uncomplicated and governed by their daily routine. But Ulrik is lonely and arranges for Rosita, an attractive young Philippina, to come to Denmark – in the same way as many men in the town before him. Johannes sees his father’s romantic efforts critically and unwillingly allows himself to be used as interpreter. He also feels increasingly drawn to Rosita and vice versa. Johannes becomes a rival to his father and has to make a decision. An intense triangular drama develops.


Frederikke Aspöck (*1974) studied film in New York and set design in Wimbledon. Her short Happy Now won the Premier Prix de la Cinéfondation at the 2004 Cannes festival. In 2014, FILMFEST HAMBURG howed her debut feature Labrador.




Fiction Feature

Danish, Tagalog




91 min

OV with German subtitles

Frederikke Aspöck

Kim Fupz Aakeson

Mikkel Boe Følsgaard, Mercedes Cabral, Jens Albinus, Julie Agnete Vang

Thomas Heinesen, Leila Vestgaard

Adam Wallensten

Martin Schade, Mette Zeruneith

Rasmus Bille Bähncke

Rie Lykke, Jacob Wirth Carlsen


Nordisk Film Production A/S; Radiator Film ApS

Lizette Gram Mygind, Danish Film Institute: lizetteg@dfi.dk

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