The Irrepressible

Partner: Screen Talent Europe

A young Danish girl chooses to conceal a young German deserter. A unique encounter unfolds, making her realize her priorities, while he confronts his demons. A friendship blossoms as war looms outside.


Duration: 30min.

Country: Denmark, Germany

Language: Danish, German

Year: 2023

Genre: Fiction (Drama), Other

Topic: Action, Army, Biography, Childhood, Coming Out, Desire, Dream, Freedom, Friendship, History, Identity, Loneliness, Resistance, Struggle, Teenagers, War, Youth

Cast & Crew

Production company: Kimotion Pictures (Germany) & Dionysus Media (Denmark)

Writer: Josephine Leopold

Cinematographer: Sophie Caroline Gohr

Editor: Mira Thu

Actors: Sandra Guldberg Kampp , Lukas Zumbrock , Christine Albeck Børge , Viola Martinsen , Tom Böttcher , Emil Holmsteen , Caspar Phillipson

Distributor Company: TV 2 Denmark

Festivals & Awards


Bucharest ShortCut CineFest

Film in Focus

Florence Film Awards Florence Film Awards Best Short Film

London Director Awards London Director Awards Best Director


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