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Original title German Shepherd
Film type Kortfilm
Category Documentary
Form Animated
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Swedish release 2014-12-11

Plot summary

As a Jew growing up in Baltimore, David’s vision of Germany was shaped by his Holocaust-survivor mother; later in life, he reflects on whether it’s possible to overcome this history. Simple...

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Plot summary

As a Jew growing up in Baltimore, David’s vision of Germany was shaped by his Holocaust-survivor mother; later in life, he reflects on whether it’s possible to overcome this history. Simple in aesthetics yet potent in philosophical introspection, this film poses difficult questions about the human capacity to forgive unimaginable evil acts.

Technical specifications

Length in minutes 10 min


Release dates

Festival showing 2014-01-25 Folkteatern Göteborg Sweden 10 min 37:e Göteborg International Film Festival 2014. Svenska bilder 1.
2014-01-27 Haga 1 Göteborg Sweden 10 min 37:e Göteborg International Film Festival 2014. Svenska bilder 1.
2014-02-01 Haga 1 Göteborg Sweden 10 min 37:e Göteborg International Film Festival 2014. Svenska bilder 1.
Release in Sweden 2014-12-11 Sweden
TV showing 2015-05-08 SVT2 Sweden
Festival showing 2014-10-21 Slottsbiografen Uppsala Sweden 10 min 33:e Uppsala Internationella Kortfilmfestival 2014.

Awards

Festival Award 2015 (bästa animerade kortfilm / Best Animated Short Film, Cinequest Film Festival, USA)

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The information given here refers to film material in the Swedish Film Institute’s archive. Access to the archive’s stock is given on request, for research, other film archives and rights’ holders. For enquiries please contact filmarkivet@filminstitutet.se

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Size Between 850 x 400 and 850 x 690


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Script type Synopsis
Script title German shepherd. Manus.
Extent 2 s.
Language English


Script type Dialoglista
Extent 6 s. + för- och eftertext samt musiklista.
Language Swedish


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