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13th(2011)



Birthday

Jenifer MALMQVIST

  • Sweden, Poland
  • 2010
  • 18min
  • Beta
  • color
  • 드라마


 Synopsis
 Sara prepares a surprise for her wife Katarina’s birthday with the help of their daughter Johanna and their friend Fredrik. But on this early summer day, Katarina has something to tell her. Sara must handle the unexpected news while taking care of the birthday party.


 


 Program Note
 A lesbian couple Katrina and Sara are living with their daughter. On Katrina’s birthday, Sara prepares for a surprise party but her joy is soon betrayed by the unexpected news. An old relationship does not always mean that there is no crisis. This film ultimately shows the strength of lesbian family as they overcome betrayal, isolation and frustration. (BAE Su-kyung)

Director

  • Jenifer MALMQVISTJenifer MALMQVIST

    Jenifer MALMQVIST was born in Sweden. After directing amateur theatre, she started to study filmmaking. She has directed several award winning short films including Peace Talk, which was selected for the Sundance Film Festival in 2007. In 2009 she graduated from The Polish National Film School. Birthday is her graduation film.

Credit

  • ProducerLotta ANDGREN, China ÅHLANDER, Thom PALMEN
  • Cast Åsa KARLIN, Lotten ROOS, August LINDMARK
  • Screenwriter Jenifer MALMQVIST
  • Cinematography Ita ZBRONIEC-ZAJT
  • Art director Elma SMAJIC
  • Sound Ewa BOGUSZ, Bogdan KLAT