Norway Tag Archive

Live Action

Anna Fredrikke Bjerke’s ‘Exposed’ Examines the Friction Between Personal Boundaries & Supposed Artistic Integrity

Anna Fredrikke Bjerke takes us inside the gripping rhythm of her status quo challenging exploration of power dynamics and skewed gender expectations.

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Live Action, Premiere

The Boundaries of an Old Friendship Are Tested in Jonas Grimeland’s Nordic Crime Drama ‘Service’

Jonas Grimeland explains how the personal conflict at the heart of his short film was inspired by conversations he had with a police officer.

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Live Action, Premiere

Misunderstandings Turn Into Dark Suspicions in Mattis Ohana Goksøyr’s ‘Good Luck’

Mattis Ohana Goksøyr notes the importance of tactical camerawork when delineating audience information for his conversation prompting drama.

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Live Action, Premiere

Petter Holmsen Provides a Bird’s-Eye View of How Our Daily Habits Define Us in ‘Deb in Bed’

We speak to Petter Holmsen about deploying a top down view to depict the ups and downs of a woman's love life in charming, bittersweet drama 'Deb in Bed'.

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Live Action, Premiere

Henry K. Norvalls Foresees an Indifferent World of Automation in Suburban Dystopia Short ‘Life Goes On’

Henry K. Norvalls takes us through the gadget's eye view of automated perfection he adopted for his worrisome very near future short 'Life Goes On'.

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Film Festival, Live Action

A Rambunctious Portrayal of a Surprise Pregnancy Jumps from Page to Screen in Yngvild Sve Flikke’s ‘Ninjababy’

Yngvild Sve Flikke discusses walking the fine line between humour and causing offence in her offbeat SXSW winning unwanted pregnancy feature 'Ninjababy'.

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Art & Fashion, Music

High Culture Meets Subculture in Emilie Norenberg’s Contemporary Dance Film ‘Voguing With Beethoven’

Emilie Norenberg shares the experience of modernising classical music for 'Voguing With Beethoven', her dance film commemorating the famous composer.

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Documentary, Film Festival

Benjamin Ree Reinvents the Documentary Form with the Boundary Breaking ‘The Painter and the Thief’

Best Documentary winner at the London Film Festival Benjamin Ree talks 'The Painter and the Thief' his strange empathetic take on the artist/muse genre.

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Art & Fashion, Premiere

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

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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Live Action, Premiere

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

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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Live Action

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

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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Live Action

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

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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