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Paw (film)


Paw (film)

File:Paw FilmPoster.jpeg
A poster with the film's alternative title: Boy of Two Worlds
Directed by Astrid Henning-Jensen
Produced by Mogens Skot-Hansen
Screenplay by Astrid Henning-Jensen
Bjarne Henning-Jensen[1]
Based on Paw, der Indianerjunge 
by Torry Gredsted[1]
Starring Jimmy Sterman
Music by Herman D. Koppel[1]
Cinematography Henning Bendtsen
Editing by Anker Sørensen
Studio Laterna Film[1]
Distributed by United States:
G. G. Communications[1]
Release date(s) Denmark:
18 December 1959
United States:
April 1970[1]
Running time Denmark:
100 minutes[1]
United States:
88 minutes[1]
Country Denmark
Language Danish

Paw (also known as Boy of Two Worlds)is a 1959 Danish film directed by Astrid Henning-Jensen.


A boy from the Caribbean, affected by the deaths of his parents and maiden aunt, escapes to the Danish forest.[2]


Release and reception

Paw was originally released in Denmark in December 1959.[1] It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film[3] and was entered into the 1960 Cannes Film Festival.[4] In the United States, the film was released in April 1970 by G. G. Communications under the title Boy from Two Worlds; twelve minutes were cut from the original 100-minute running time.[1] In his Family Guide to Movies on Video, Henry Herx deemed it "a very engaging children's movie ... that will also interest adults".[2]

See also


External links

  • Internet Movie Database
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