A perfectly normal family


When Emma’s father says he wants to live the rest of his life as a woman, Emma is thrown completely off kilter. Thomas makes a rapid transition into Agnete: a woman in stylish dresses who suddenly has no more interest in football. Who is this new father? Can Emma even call Agnete that?

  • Original title:  En Helt Almindelig Familie
  • International title: A Perfectly Normal Family
  • Director: Malou Reymann
  • Year: 2020
  • Country: Denmark
  • Dialogues: Danish
  • Genres: Drama
  • Length: 93 min
  • Cast: Mikkel Boe Følsgaard, Neel Rønholt, Kaya Toft Loholt, Rigmor Ranthe

Selective list of festivals and awards: Rotterdam International Film Festival

Director biography: Malou REYMANN (1988, Netherlands) is a Danish filmmaker and actress. Her acting career started in her early teens with roles in various Danish films and television series. She holds a degree in Literature from the University of Copenhagen and a Master’s degree in Directing Fiction from the National Film and Television School in England. She has made several shorts, of which 13 won the Best Short Film award at Odense International Film Festival in 2011. In 2008, she represented Denmark in the Prix de la Jeunesse at Cannes. A Perfectly Normal Family is her feature debut.