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The Pig (S)

Original title
Grisen (S)
Year
Running time
23 min.
Country
Denmark Denmark
Director
Screenwriter
Dorthe Warnø Høgh, Anders Frithiof August (Story: Lars Saabye Christensen)
Music
Bent Fabricius-Bjerre
Cinematography
Jens Schlosser
Cast
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Producer
M&M Productions / New Danish Screen
Genre
Drama. Comedy | Medical. Short Film
Synopsis / Plot
Asbjorn is a patient admitted to a Danish hospital, who quickly warms to a painting of a whimsical pig hung on the walls. It becomes a source of comfort and solace for him - until another patient has it removed by request. Is personal freedom more important than religious rights? An epic debate staged over a tiny painting in a bare hospital room.
Awards
2008: Academy Awards: Nominated for Best Short Film (Live Action)
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