Små barn, stora ord / Little children, big words

When it’s Alex’s turn to tell his seven year old class mates what he wants to be when he grows up an uncomfortable discussion begins about the meaning of an unknown but loaded word. The teacher’s explanation reveals her own story – a story of victim and offender.

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  • Director: Lisa James Larsson
  • Writer: Lisa James Larsson
  • Producer: Andreas Emanuelsson
  • DoP: Frida Wendel
  • Editor: Roberth Nordh
  • Sound: Kim Creutzer, Sarah Jansson Patient
  • Cast: Cecilia Milocco, Axel Andersson, Polly Kisch

  • Nominations & Awards

  • Best fiction, Filmets Badalona Film Festival, 2011
  • Best actress (Cecilia Milocco), Filmets Badalona Film Festival, 2011
  • International Grand Prix, Odense International Film Festival, 2011
  • Un Certain Regard for Outstanding sensitivity, Cannes in a van 2011
  • Prize of the Youth Jury of the International Youth Film Competition, 57th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, 2011
  • Best Drama and Best Female Director, West Chester Film Festival, 2011
  • Best Foreign Short Film, Audience Award, Prix du jury Universite Paris est Cretéil, Festival de Films de Femmes de Créteil, 2011
  • Jury Prize, Hong Kong International Film Festival, 2011
  • Best International Short, Birds Eye View, 2011
  • Shortlisted for Best live action shorts, 83rd Academy Awards 2011
  • Special Jury Award - Honourable Mention, Flickerfest International Short Film Festival 2010
  • Children’s Jury Awards: Best fiction short, Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People
  • Best film, Cuenca International Film Festival, ”Women In Direction”
  • Best European Short, Valladolid Int'l Film festival 2010
  • Best of the fest: Audience Live Action Favorites, Palm Springs International Shortfest, 2010

  • Links

  • IMDB
  • Youtube

  • Release Date

  • 3 December 2010, Sweden

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