The little girl, Lora, arrives at a secluded monastery with her only friend, Dog. Dogs are forbidden inside the monastery, so while Lora gets uniformed, as prescribed by the rules of the monastery, the head nun puts down Dog. The strict rules of the monastery does not allow Lora to mourn the loss of her lost friend, so she decides to turn into a dog herself and confront all the rules that have been upheld for generations.
Hund i Himlen by Jeanette Nørgaard is an adaptation of Hanne Kvist’s children’s book of the same name. It’s a regional danish co-production bewteen Basmati Film in Århus and Nørlum in Viborg.