Katja, 16 years old, and Cathrine, 8, have a unique relationship to music, nature and sensation per se. Both girls are blind but have developed their other senses and they use them much more keenly than most people around them.

Filmmaker Erlend E. Mo interprets their perceptual world that is as rich and nuanced as any seeing person's, only different. The film portrays the intimacy and intensity of the girls' environment in few words, affording glimpses into a poetic, subjective experience and making us see a familiar world with fresh eyes.

 

Release: 2006 (Denmark)

Duration: 19 minutes

Genre: Documentary

Spoken language: Danish

 

Director: Erlend E. Mo

Screenplay: Erlend E. Mo

Cinematography: Casper Høyberg

Editor: Line Schou Hillerbrand
Sound Design: Andreas Kongsgaard Mogensen and Niels Arild

Producer: Lise Lense-Møller, Cecilia Valsted and Frauke Posthuma

Production Country: Denmark

Production Company: Magic Hour Films

Produced with support from: The Danish Film Institute

 

The film was nominated for Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival 2006 Silver Cub Award, CPH:DOX 2006 Gold Dok Best Sound, Hamburg FilmFest 2007 Audience Award, Hyderabad Int. Film Fest. For Children 2007 Special Jury Award, Minsk International Film Festival Listapad 2007 Grand Prix price, Robert Festival 2006 Best Documentary, Sao Paulo It's All True Int. Documentary FF 2007 Best Documentary Short Film, SilverDocs AFI Documentary Festival 2007 Cinematic Vision Short Award.

 

The fIlm won in the category Best Documentary at the 2003 Odense International Film Festival.

 

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