26.9. - 5.10.2019

The Wait Denmark 2016 | 61 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2017

Emil Langballe

EMIL LANGBALLE (*1982) studied at the National Film and Television School in England and works as a documentary film-maker in Copenhagen.

Andrea Storm Henriksen

rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY She lives in a small town, talks with her girlfriends about boys they fancy and plays football in the local club. Rokhsar would be living the normal life of a European 14-year old if she hadn't fled Afghanistan 5 years ago with her family and ended up in Denmark. Her application for asylum was rejected, the family can be deported at any time. Thus Rokhsar spends her days on the phone trying to speak to the relevant authorities, in constant anticipation of the end of her days as a teenager. The Wait is a dense documentation of the terrible, immediate effects of abstract asylum policies on those directly affected.
Orig. Title: Mon De Kommer Om Natten?
Filmtype: Documentary Feature
Original language: Danish
Section: Veto!
Director: Emil Langballe, Andrea Storm Henriksen
Cast: The Sediqi family
Producer: Helle Faber
Sprachfassung: OV with English subtitles
Music: Uno Helmersson
Camera: Emil Langballe, Andrea Storm Henriksen
Set Designer:
Cutter: Michael Aaglund, Peter Winther
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: DR International Sales
Production: Made in Copenhagen
contact: Anne Marie Kürstein, DFI:


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