Shadow Boxer

Shadow Boxer

22’ 15” Denmark 2017 [B]
Director: Andreas Bøggild Monies

Synopsis
Luna (8) lives alone with her mother, Isabella (32), a professional boxer. During an important match, Isabella is badly hurt and ends up in a wheelchair. Luna takes on the lonely fight to encourage her mother to believe in once again becoming the fighter and mother who Luna knows, loves and needs.

Biography
Andreas Bøggild Monies was born in Copenhagen, Dennmark. He is film editor, scriptwriter and director. Skyggebokser (Shadow Boxer) is his directorial debut with short fiction. Prior to this he has worked as a film editor for 12 years on numerous projects, but most notably with directors as Selma Vilhunen and Ole Christian Madsen.