One Day

Denmark 2006, Documentary, 31' | Director, Screenplay Ditte Haarløv Johnson | DoP Minka Jakerson | Editor Jeppe Bøoskov | Sound Mikkel Sørensen | Music Mark Jolborg

She's attractive, 36 years old and comes from West Africa. She lives in a suburb of Copenhagen. She believes in God. Regularly, every month, she sends money home to her family and, several times a week, she has long phone conversations with her teenage daughter. She works as a prostitute and does not hesitate to fulfil even the most bizarre wishes of her customers. She keeps hoping that one day she'll be able to live a normal life with her daughter.


DITTE HAARLOV JOHNSON was born 1977 in Copenhagen but she spent her youth in Mozambique. In 1992, she returned to Denmark and has lived there since. Following a degree in communication studies from the "Roskilde University", she studied photography at the "Ryerson University" in Toronto and at the "Fatamorgana School of Photography" in Copenhagen. Ditte Haarløv Johnson is currently studying documentary film at the "Danish Film School" and working as a freelance photographer.

Ditte H. Johnson
Documentary, Short Film