Paw (1959) AKA Boy of Two Worlds


Young boy whose father was from Denmark and mother from a tropical island must live with his paternal aunt in Denmark. His skin color becomes an issue right away and he decides to escape and live in the forest.

Director: Astrid Henning-Jensen.
Stars: Edvin Adolphson, Jimmy Sterman, Asbjørn Andersen, Ninja Tholstrup, Helge Kjærulff-Schmidt, Karen Lykkehus, Preben Neergaard, Karl Stegger, Ebba Amfeldt. 

1960 Cannes Film Festival – Nominated for the Palme d’Or.
1960 Academy Awards – Nominated for an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.


AKA Boy of Two Worlds

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One Comment

  1. David
    May 5, 2023

    Great film with nice, colorful scenery. This film other Danish films convinced me to visit Denmark this year.

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