“When animals dream”

About the project

16-year old Marie lives on a small island with her seriously ill mother and her father, who takes care of the family. But suddenly mysterious deaths happen and Marie can feel something strange happening to her body.


  • Director
    Jonas Arnby
  • Production Company
    AlphaVille Pictures Copenhagen


  • Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival Nominated - Tridens Award Best Film
  • Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival Won - Citizen Kane Award for Best Directorial Revelation - Special Mention
  • Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival Nominated - Best of Puchon
  • Cannes Film Festival Nominated- Critics Week Grand Prize. Nominated - Golden Camera Nominated, Queer Palm
  • Camerimage Won, Best Cinematography Debut
  • Athens International Film Festival Nominated - Golden Athena Best Picture. Won - City of Athens Award Best Director
  • Robert Festival
  • Nominated - Best Sound (Årets sounddesigner)
  • Nominated - Best Editing (Årets klipper)
  • Nominated - Best Visual Effects (Årets visuelle effekter)
  • Won - Best Production Design (Årets scenograf)
  • Nominated - Best Original Score (Årets score)
  • Nominated - Best Children/Youth Film (Årets børne- og ungdomsfilm)
  • Nominated - Audience Award
  • Won - Best Make-Up (Årets sminkør)
  • Nominated - Best Original Screenplay (Årets originale manuskript)
  • Glasgow Film Festival Nominated - Audience Award
  • Bodil Awards
  • Won - Cinematographer Award
  • Nominated - Best Film (Bedste danske film)
  • Nominated - Bodil Best Actress (Bedste kvindelige hovedrolle) Sonia Suhl
  • Nominated - Bodil Best Supporting Actor (Bedste mandlige birolle) Lars Mikkelsen
  • Fangoria Chainsaw Awards 2nd place, Chainsaw Award Best Foreign-Language Film