Private Project

Hearts at Stake

Hearts at Stake (org: Hjerter på Spil) ( 16 minutter)
Old woman hides illegal refugees to help her not sell her house. Her daughter work as social controller and sent to spy on her own mum. Everything is at Stake.

Tove is an old women who feel lonely and have difficulties to take care of her beloved home. Toves daughter Hanne force her mom to set the house at the market and want her to accept moveing into a retirement home. Tove make her own arrangement and let a young couple of illegal refugees live in her home with succes. - But everything is at stake as Hanne work as civil servent in social controll and Toves secret most be hidden for her. (Its the normal way in north european culture not to live with old family members as the culture focus on individuals before the family. As well the state many working like Hanne. Actually Hanne can loose her job, Tove come in jail and the illegal refugees sent back to a place where they can get killed

Immigrants and refugees is here as well a metaphor for the things we haven't met and therefore are scared about.

Human rights, Illegal, immigrants, mother daughter conflict, female film, female director, old people, family, lies, honesty, loneliness, control, law, feelings, hearts, fiction, short, danish, social care,

  • Pernille Kierulff-Hansen
  • Pernille Kierulff-Hansen
  • Pernille Kierulff-Hansen
  • Anne Louise Hassing
    Key Cast
    The idiots, Kapgang, Krøniken, Goltzious and the Pelican Company
  • Christiane Rohde
    Key Cast
    Klinkevals, Juliane, Matador
  • Behrus Banizzi
    Key Cast
  • Rya Killic
    Key Cast
  • Simon Plum (DFF)
    Burma VJ, TinTin et Moi, Gasolin
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Hjerter på Spil (da)
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  • Runtime:
    15 minutes 50 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 22, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    1,200 GBP
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Director - Pernille Kierulff-Hansen