WILBUR WANTS TO KILL HIMSELF 

By Lone Scherfig 

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Title: WILBUR WANTS TO KILL HIMSELF 
Original title: WILBUR BEGÅR SELVMORD
Director: Lone Scherfig 
Producers: Thor 
Executive producers: Peter Aalbæk Jensen 
Film status: Internationally Premiered
Cast: Adrian Rawlins, Jamie Sives, Shirley Henderson
Genre: Comedy
Duration: 100 min
Language: Danish
Country of origin: Denmark
Scriptwriter: Lone Scherfig, Anders Thomas Jensen 
Cinematographer: Jørgen Johansson DFF 
Production year: 2002
Editor: Thor 
Local release: 01-01-2002

The suicidal Wilbur and his good-hearted big brother Harbour are left with a second-hand bookshop. A shy and intense woman, Alice, enters their lives and they become inseparable. But Harbour carries a deep secret that threatens to surface.

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Festival overview

Skip City International D-Cinema Festival
Awards: Sony D-Cinema Award- Best Film
2004-03-19

International Film Critic's Association
Awards: Int.critics prize
2003-06-15

Festroia Int. Film Festival (Setúbal-Portugal)
Awards: Best Male Actor
2003-06-15

Bafta scotland awards
Awards: Best Film in the BAFTA Scotland Awards 2004
2004-11-14

Hamptons Film Festival
Awards: Audience Award
2003-10-22

Athens int. Film Festival
2003-09-12

Berlin Film Festival
2003-02-06

Chicago Int. FF
2003-10-02

Damascus Int. FF
2003-12-06

Edinburgh Int. FF
2003-08-13

Göteborg Int. Filmfestival
2003-01-24

Halifax Atlantic FF
2003-09-12

Havana Int. FF of New Latin Cinema
2003-12-02

Istanbul International Film Festival
2004-04-10

London Film Festival
2003-10-22

Montreal International Festival
2003-08-27

Moscow International Film Festival, Russia
2003-06-20

New Delhi int. Film Festival of India
2003-10-09

Pusan Film Festival
2003-10-02

Rio De Janerio Film festival
2004-09-23

Sarajevo Film Festival
2004-08-20

Shanghai Int. FF
2004-06-05

Taipai Golden Horse Film Festival
2003-11-27

Taormina int. FF / Italy
2003-06-14

Toronto Film Festival
2003-09-04

Valladolid International Film Festival ( Spain)
2003-10-24

Vancouver International Film Festival
2003-09-25

Wisconsin Int. FF
2004-04-01