48:e festivalen 24 jan - 2 feb, 2025
48:e festivalen
24 Jan -
2 Feb, 2025

The Girl With the Needle


Karoline, a young factory worker, finds herself abandoned and pregnant while striving to climb out of poverty in post WW1 Copenhagen. Amidst her struggles, she meets Dagmar, a charismatic woman running a hidden adoption agency within a candy store, helping poor mothers find foster homes for their unwanted children. A strong connection is formed between the two women, yet Karoline’s world shatters as she stumbles upon the dreadful revelation of the nightmarish fate she unknowingly embraces.

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Director: Magnus von Horn
Screenwriter:  Magnus von Horn and Line Langebek
Producer:  Malene Blenkov and Mariusz Włodarski
Production Company:  Nordisk Film Denmark, Lava Films and Nordisk Film Sweden
Sales: Match Factory
Contact during NFM:
The Match Factory

With the Support of Danish Film Institute, Polish Film Institute, Swedish Film Institute, Sveriges Television, Danmarks Radio, Lodz Film Fund, Dolnośląski Film Fund, Nordic Film & TV Fund, Eurimages.

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