The Hangman at Home

A Short Film based on the Carl Sandburg poem of the same title


"What does the hangman think about when he goes home at night from work?"

Inspired by the 1922 Carl Sandburg poem of the same title, The Hangman at Home, is an animated film exploring themes surrounding acknowledgement and the awkward intimacy of humanness. Told in five interwoven stories; each situation presents a person, or persons in a delicate moment: fragile, playful, terrified, contemplated, confused, curious…

We are all very much alike in these moments - alerting us to question our own responsibility and responses.

DIRECTORS: Michelle and Uri Kranot



Lana Tankosa Nikolic (Late Love Production, DK)

Marc Bertrand and Julie Roy (NFB, CA)

Emmanuel-Alain Raynal and Pierre Baussaron (Miyu Productions, FR)

Katayoun Dibamehr and Avi Amar (Floréal Films, FR)


STATUS:  To be released

GENRE: Short animated film

LENGHT: 14 min

TECHNIQUE: Handpainted on footage, 2D

COUNTRY: Denmark, Canada and France

FORMAT: 1 : 2.35 / DCP,  ProRes422 / 5.1 / 7.1


SUPPORTED BY: The Danish Film Institute (DK), The West Danish Film Fund (DK), CNC (FR), NFB (CA), The Animation Workshop (DK)