HEDTOFT - SHORTFILM
(in production)


Summary
The personal story of the greatest tragedy in Greenlandic maritime history, told by the grandson of one of the 95 passengers who lost their lives on the cold stormy night of January 30th, 1959, when M/S Hans Hedtoft - on its maiden voyage - allegedly hit an iceberg.

Featuring:

The hit song
All Hope Abandon by Greenlandic indie-rock band Small Time Giants.

Production status (in post-production):

Thanks to grants from
Nordens Intitut i Grønland and equipment from Nordiska Filmskolan this film will see its release sometime during 2020.

Genre:

Documentary, shortfilm

Filming location:
Qaqortoq, southern Greenland

Specs:

12:31 min (current version), 1920x1038/25p, 1.85:1 ratio, stereo

Director's intent:
Intent and bio can be found
here (PDF).
For more visit the
info page.


Hedtoft 1 Hedtoft 2 Hedtoft 3
Hedtoft 4 Hedtoft 5 Hedtoft 6


More about the film:

IMDb
Festival-version of the film is available through FilmFreeway.
For a high quality, downloadable screener or a DCP contact me
here.