A HOUSE MADE OF SPLINTERS
A HOUSE MADE OF SPLINTERS

A HOUSE MADE OF SPLINTERS

Director Simon Lereng Wilmont

Production year 2022

Length 86min.

Country Denmark/Finland/Sweden/Ukraine

screenings

14 Jul 2022 10․00 Moscow Cinema, Blue Hall
14 Jul 2022 18․00 Moscow Cinema, Blue Hall

SYNOPSIS

In this poignant and deeply intimate documentary three kids temporarily removed from their parents find friendship and flickers of hope inside the worn walls of a remarkable orphanage in Eastern Ukraine, as a group of dedicated social workers create moments of joy and respite from childhood's all but lost.

Awards

Politiken:Dox Award | Copenhagen IDFF, Denmark, 2022

Dragon Award | Göteborg IFF, Sweden, 2022

CAST & CREW

Simon Lereng Wilmont
Simon Lereng Wilmont

Director

Producer(s)

Monica Hellström

Script

Simon Lereng Wilmont

Director of Photography

Simon Lereng Wilmont

Music by

Uno Helmersson

Sound

Heikki Kossi, Peter Albrechtsen

Edit

Michael Aaglund

Production company(ies)

Final Cut for Real

Simon Lereng Wilmont

Born in Copenhagen, Denmark. Simon Lereng Wilmont graduated as a documentary film director from The National Film School of Denmark in 2009. His first feature documentary film The Distant Barking of Dogs (2017), premiered at IDFA (2017), and was awarded Best First Appearance. It has since then won 35+ awards worldwide, among these the McBaine Documentary Feature Award at San Francisco’s SFFILM Festival, it was nominated for a European Film Award (EFA 2018), an Emmy (2020), and shortlisted for an Oscar (2019). The film also won a Peabody Award (2020).


Filmography

Ramonas Rejse (2004), Above the Ground, Beneath the Sky (2008), Traveling with Mr. T. (2012), Chikara - The Sumo Wrestler's Son (2014), The Fencing Champion (2014), Graine de champion (2016), The Distant Barking of Dogs (2017), Oleg and the War (2018), A House Made of Splinters (2022).

FILMS 2022