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Confirmation (The)

Country: Denmark, Language: Danish, 18 mins

Original Title

Konfirmanden
  • Director: Marie-Louise Damgaard Nielsen
  • Writer: Marie-Louise Damgaard Nielsen
  • Producer: Michelle Brøndum

CGiii Comment

Wow! A film that hits the nail on the head when it comes to the complexities of transition...for all concerned!

There's a time and place for everything...here, the mother oversteps the mark...misjudged, maybe...but, it's done out of love and the absolute need to protect her child.

The music soars, the emotions run deep, the awkardness is palpable...a stunning [and complex] short film.


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The(ir) Blurb...

It's the big day of Mathias' confirmation, where he will confirm being a Christian and enter adulthood. Mathias is transgender and just wants to be a normal teenage boy. His mother does everything to protect him, but who is this day really about?

Cast & Characters

Ellen Hillingsø as Susanne
Justin Geertsen as Alexander
Paw Terndrup as Henrik
Torben Zeller as Præst
Christiane Rohde as Åse
Jesper Aron Kaplan as Klaus
Emma-Luna Sommer as Caroline
Josephine Dahlquist as Rose
Nanna Rishede as Simone
Katrine Bogh as Jane
Xean Peake as Mathias
Maria Bjerre Dehnhardt as Helle