• Drama / 85 min / Denmark / 2021

One day at the end of the 1800s, 14-year-old Lise’s life is changed forever. She is the eldest of her siblings, the first in her family to go to school and full of hope and confidence in life. But when her mother goes into labour, it quickly appears that something is wrong. As night falls and the labour progresses, Lise begins to understand that a day that began in childhood might end with her becoming the woman of the house.


As in Heaven at festivals

Kiev Molodist International Film Festival, Ukraine
Noordelijk Film Festival, Netherlands
Accessible Film Festival, Turkey
Espoo Ciné Film Festival, Finland
Giffoni Film Festival, Italy
Capital Film Festival, Australia
Festival Du Film Subversif De Metz, France
Sydney International Film Festival, Australia
Flying Broom International Women's Film Festival, Turkey
Cheltenham International Film Festival, UK
Minneapolis St Paul International Film Festival, US
Crossing Europe Film Festival Linz, Austria
Prague International Film Festival FebioFest, Czech Rep.
Women+Film Festival, US
Milwaukee Film Festival, US
Istanbul International Film Festival, Turkey
USA Film Festival, US
Chicago European Union Film Festival, US
Aswan International Film Festival, Egypt
International Film Festival Rotterdam, Netherlands

Red Sea International Film Festival, Saudi Arabia
Camerimage International Film Festival, Poland
CPH PIX Weekend, Denmark
Scanorama Film Forum, Lithuania
Nordic Film Days Lübeck, Germany
Sao Paulo International Film Festival, Brazil
Busan International Film Festival, South Korea
BFI London Film Festival, UK
Filmfest Hamburg, Germany
San Sebastian International Film Festival, Spain
Toronto International Film Festival, Canada

Best Feature Film - Festival du Film Subversif de Metz
Dragon Award for best Nordic film - Gothenburg IFF
Best Director (Tea Lindeburg) + Best Leading Performance (Flora Ofelia Hofmann Lindahl) - San Sebastian International Film Festival
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