Haunted

A film by

Denmark | 30' | 04/2018 | documentary

A mother, who rarely sees her filmmaker son, suddenly encounters a ghost outside of his childhood bedroom. He pays her a long overdue visit, to explore the mystery, and contemplate why his family has drifted apart.

Square Eyes - Hots Docs - Laurel 2018 Award
Square Eyes - Hots Docs - Laurel 2018 Award

Christian Einshøj

Biography

Christian Einshøj (1985) is a self-taught director and film editor based in Copenhagen. The films he has edited have won awards at IDFA, CPH:DOX and Sundance. Since 2008 he has been working on a 5-part film about his unsignificant upper middle-class family, of which “Haunted” is the first installment.

Filmography

  • 2018 Haunted (Hjemsøgelsen)
  • 2014 How I Live, as You Wanted to Know (Hvordan jeg bor, som du gerne ville vide)
Square Eyes - Director - Christian Einshøj - Square Eyes

Crew

Director: Christian Einshøj
Screenplay: Christian Einshøj
Producer: Christian Einshøj
Cinematographer: Christian Einshøj
Sound: Sune Kaarsberg
Editor: Christian Einshøj, Sofie Steenberger
Composer: Toke Brorson Odin

Festivals

  • Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival, Canada (26 April – 6 May, 2018)
    Short Film Competition
    Won: Best Short Documentary Film
  • Palm Springs International ShortFest, United States (19 – 25 June, 2018)
    Official Selection
  • Kinemastik International Short Film Festival, Malta (27 – 29 July, 2018)
    Neck of the Woods
  • Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival, United States (7 – 12 August, 2018)
    Short Film Competition
  • Odense International Film Festival, Denmark (27 August – 2 September, 2018)
    National Competition Won: Story Teller Award & FILMFYN Talent Award
  • Nordisk Panorama Film Festival, Sweden (20 – 25 September, 2018)
    Nordic Short Film Competition
  • Helsinki International Film Festival – Love & Anarchy, Finland (20 – 30 September, 2018)
    Official Selection
  • Uppsala International Short Film Festival, Sweden (22 – 28 October, 2018)
    Out of competition: Dokurama – Ghost in the Machine
  • Louis International Film Festival, United States (1 – 11 November, 2018)
    Official Selection
  • SHORTZ, Serbia (18 – 19 December, 2018)
  • Kino Pavasaris Vilnius Film Festival, Lithuania (21 March – 4 April, 2019)
    Short Film Competition
  • Aspen ShortsFest, United States (2 – 7 April, 2019)
    Official Competition
  • Icedocs – International Documentary Film Festival, Iceland (17 – 21 July, 2019)
    Short Film Selection Won: Best Mid-Length Film
  • PLONS! International Short Documentary Film Festival Leeuwarden, the Netherlands (4 – 6 October, 2019)
    Competition
  • La Cabina International Film Festival, Spain (21 – 29 November, 2019)
    Amalgama Section Won: Best Film
  • AFSAD – Internatiınal Short Film Festival, Turkey (13 – 15 December, 2019)
    Official Selection

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