Norway Tag Archive

Kenneth Karlstad’s ‘Sult’ Re-Imagines Knut Hamsun’s Classic Norwegian Novel to Mind-Bending Effect

Art & Fashion, Premiere

15th October, 2020

Kenneth Karlstad's experimental approach to the cinematic form sees reality give way to a delusionary existence in disorientating short adaptation 'Sult'.

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André Chocron’s Mind-Bending ‘Chronos’ is an Ingeniously Plotted Time-Travel Drama

Live Action, Premiere

8th June, 2020

A trip to the pub edges quickly into the realm of the surreal in André Chocron's time-travel drama 'Chronos' — told entirely in only three long takes!

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An Isolated Group of Privileged Teens Weather a World Ending Virus in Jakob Rørvik’s ‘Apocalypse Norway’

Live Action

13th April, 2020

DN speaks to Jakob Rørvik about his eerily prescient short which views an end of the world virus through the eyes of a group of Norwegian teenagers.

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A Remote Syrian Refugee Orchestrates His Family’s Migration Over the Phone in Truls Krane Meby’s ‘Mobile’

Live Action

9th March, 2020

Truls Krane Meby walks DN through the challenges of conveying an honest on-screen representation of the migration experience for refugee drama 'Mobile'.

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The Conquest Goals of a Teen Holiday Shake the Foundations of Friendship in Thea Hvistendahl’s ‘Virgins4Lyfe’

Live Action, Premiere

20th February, 2020

DN speaks to Thea Hvistendahl about her coming of age drama 'Virgins4Lyfe' - a short which sees the carnal agenda of a holiday test a teen friendship.

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A Trio of Teenage Boys Struggle for Validation in Marius Myrmel’s Intimate Portrait of Masculinity ‘Armor’

Live Action, Premiere

3rd January, 2020

Marius Myrmel explains why he felt compelled to create an intimate portrait of 3 teenage boys struggling to gain validation from their peers in 'Armor'.

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A Pair of Quarrelsome Brothers Get a Final Chance to Say Goodbye in Jon Olav Stokke’s ‘Our Father’s Cabin’

Live Action, Premiere

12th November, 2019

When the past merges with the present, two half brothers get a last chance to say goodbye in Jon Olav Stokke's fractious family drama 'Our Father's Cabin'.

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A Family Recall the Uncanny Tale of a Mother and the Ghost of Her Son in Christian Einshøj’s ‘Haunted’

Documentary, Premiere

16th September, 2019

Christian Einshøj tells DN how he extensively edited his short documentary 'Haunted' to most truthfully tell the story of his family's greatest loss.

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A Young Woman Traverses the Five Stages of Grief in Anna Fredrikke Bjerke’ Reflective Short ‘Outline’

Live Action

2nd September, 2019

Anna Fredrikke Bjerke talks to us about using the Nordic landscape as an expressive canvas for her intimate portrait of the grieving process in 'Outline'.

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Niels Windfeldt Glimpses Humanity’s Future Amidst the Remnants of a Sunken Village in ‘Rising Water’

Art & Fashion

19th August, 2019

Niels Windfeldt reveals how meticulous planning gave way to the harsh realities of freezing underwater filming in his experimental short 'Rising Water'.

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DN361: Erik Poppe Forces Us to Experience Norway’s Terror Attack First Hand in One-Shot Feature ‘Utøya – July 22’

Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

2nd November, 2018

DN speaks to director Erik Poppe about the moral and cinematic considerations which led him to recreate Norway's Utøya tragedy in a gruelling single shot.

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Kenneth Karlstad Takes Us on a Journey Into Teenage Sensation Seeking in Suburban Gothic Short ‘The Hunger’

Live Action

26th July, 2018

Kenneth Karlstad discusses the creation of his gripping tale of a teenager searching for acceptance under society's pressure of the masculine ideal.

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