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WHEN HEAVEN FALLS

by Manyar I. Parwani

synopsis

Sara was removed from her family at age 11 and placed in foster care. Now 28, she receives word that her biological mother has died. Despite her resistance to dig into her unresolved past, she attends the funeral and wants to see her older brother, Danni. They were close as kids, but Sara soon realises that neither Danni nor their father, Kjeld, can recognise her and she decides to keep quiet about her identity. Her plan is to see her brother and then quickly return to Copenhagen. The plan changes when she finds out that she has two younger sisters. Keeping watch on her father's house, Sara soon realises that what is going on there has traces back to her childhood.

international title: When Heaven Falls
original title: Himlen Falder
country: Denmark
sales agent: TrustNordisk
year: 2009
genre: fiction
directed by: Manyar I. Parwani
film run: 100'
release date: DK 30/01/2009
cast: Mille Hoffmeyer Lehfeldt, Marcus Nicolas Christensen, Dick Kaysø
cinematography by: Lars Reinholdt
film editing: Faisel Nazir Butt
art director: Lene Ejlersen
music: Halfdan E
producer: Ib Tardini, Camilla Ramonn
production: Zentropa Entertainments
backing: New Danish Screen
distributor: Nordisk Film Distribution
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