The drowned

Trailer October 2020


In 1913 off the shore of Marstal, South Denmark’s maritime Capital, former Captain and

Ship Broker Albert Madsen sees the town’s sailors succumb to a violent death in

an apocalyptic premonition. Cursed to wait for his vision to become a reality he drowns in his solitude.

 Three years later the echoes of his dreams come true as war arrives in Marstal. This is a story about dreams, war, grief and sailor men.

This animation short film is based on the chapter “Visions” from the novel “We, the drowned” by Carsten Jensen. Gyldendal (2006)

The film in Original version


The film with English subtitles


The film with French subtitles