Archive of films Listen / Listen

Denmark / Finland
2014, 13 min

Section: Prague Short Film Festival Presents
Year: 2016

A foreign woman in a burqa goes with her young son to a Copenhagen police station to file a complaint against her abusive husband, but the translator assigned to her seems unwilling to convey the true meaning of her words. A tense, hard-hitting film about cultural isolation and bureaucratic ignorance.


Synopsis

A foreign woman in a burqa goes with her young son to a Copenhagen police station to file a complaint against her abusive husband, but the translator assigned to her seems unwilling to convey the true meaning of her words. A tense, hard-hitting film about cultural isolation and bureaucratic ignorance.

Karel Spěšný

About the director

Hamy Ramezan ​(1979) is a Finnish-Iranian director and winner of numerous awards. Rungano Nyoni was born in Zambia but grew up in Great Britain. Their films have screened at more than 200 festivals. Both filmmakers are currently working on their feature debuts.

Contacts

The Finnish Film Foundation
Kanavakatu 12, 2nd floor, 00160, Helsinki
Finland
Tel: +358 962 203 00
Fax: +358 962 203 050
E-mail: ses@ses.fi
www: www.ses.fi

About the film

Color, DCP

Section: Prague Short Film Festival Presents
   
Director: Hamy Ramezan, Rungano Nyoni
Screenplay: Hamy Ramezan, Rungano Nyoni
Dir. of Photography: Lars Vestergaard
Music: Kristian Selin Andersen
Editor: Rikke Selin Lorentz
Art Director: Jacob Stig Olsson
Producer: Valeria Richter, Helene Granqvist
Production: Pebble & DoDream
Cast: Amira Helene Larsen, Yusuf Kamal El-Ali, Zeinab Rahal, Nanna Bøttcher, Alexandre Willaume
Contact: The Finnish Film Foundation
YouTube

© 2020 Film Servis Festival Karlovy Vary: festival@kviff.com +420 221 411 011 All contacts

HistoryHistory GalleryGallery
Passes, tickets, reservationsPasses, tickets, reservations Festival DailyFestival Daily
HistoryHistory ContactsContacts
Archive of filmsArchive of films KVIFF TalksKVIFF Talks
Industry Days June 30 - July 3Industry Days June 30 - July 3 ContactsContacts
Press accreditationPress accreditation ContactsContacts
VideogalleryVideogallery GalleryGallery
HistoryHistory Festival GuideFestival Guide