The little Match Girl – dir. Selma Indine Strønen Damm

Original Film Title: Piken med Svovelstikkene

Director’s Name: Selma Indine Strønen Damm

Writer’s Name: Selma Indine Strønen Damm

Producer: Magic Productions, Øren Film

Country of Origin: Norway

Country of Filming: Norway

Language: Norwegian

Runtime: 12 minutes 10 seconds

Film Description:

Coming of age of the circumcision ceremony in rural Bangladesh, 7 year old Topu faces the horror of not being able to decide faith for himself. Running away from the ceremony, Topu is captured and lectured by his uncle and taken back against his own will. The trust in his immediate family is suddenly brokenA musical film adaptation of the fairy-tale “The Little Match Girl” by H.C. Andersen. In the film, we meet the poor girl Ella who goes from door to door selling matches on New Year’s Eve

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