30.09. - 09.10.2021

Und ich rannte nach Hause - Kindersoldaten erzählen Germany 2009 | 53 min | OV | Colour | FF 2009

Sophie Haarhaus

Sophie Haarhaus, born in 1984, studied political science in Hamburg and works as a freelance Journalist. Kullar Viimne, born 1980 in Võru, Estland, works as cameraman and director of dokumentaries in international projects.

Kullar Viimne

rated for 0 + years
Sophie and Simon sit on the floor of an abandoned hut. The young woman holds the 17-year old’s hand, listening to his story. He was kidnapped at the age of ten. Now he has returned. He is one of 30,000 children made to become child soldiers in North Uganda within the past 20 years. The film portrays four former child soldiers, their everyday lives. 22-year old politics student Sophie Haarhaus succeeded in gaining the boys’ trust, and made an intensely poetic film of great immediacy.
Original title: Und ich rannte nach Hause - Kindersoldaten erzählen (AT Eine Begegnung mit Kindersoldaten in Uganda)
Film type: Documentary Feature
Original language: German, English
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Sophie Haarhaus, Kullar Viimne
Screenplay: Jörg Altekruse, Sophie Haarhaus
Producer: Jörg Altekruse
Director of Photography: Kullar Viimne
Production Design:
Editor: Roland Musolff
Sound: 0
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Format: DigiBeta
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Production: Zeitfilm Media GmbH, Rutschbahn 33, 20146 Hamburg, Germany, Tel: 49 40 414 699 40, Fax: +49 40 414 699 41, email:; Solar Film


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