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North

Nord
Director: Rune Denstad Langlo

Norway, 2009, 78min., drama, comedy
An antidepressive off–road movie “North” is about 30–year–old Jomar's journeys through frigid, arctic landscapes and reconnects with his life. Downhearted ex–skiing ace Jomar works at an isolated ski park near Trondheim and wishes he could return to live at the cozy psychiatric hospital nearby. After belatedly learning that he fathered a son with a former girlfriend who now lives in the Far North, Jomar decides to pay a visit. Ultimately, he comes to understand that life is about not giving up. 

Awards:
Berlin International Film Festival 2009 won “FIPRESCI” prize, Europa Cinema Prize.

This film will only be screened for participants in the “Nordic sounds in film” seminar 3th of October.

Trailer:

Section: Nordic Sounds in Film

Screenplay: Erlend Loe

Dir. of Photography: Philip Øgaard

Music: Bent Holm, Ola Kvernberg

Cast: Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Kyrre Hellum, Marte Aunemo, Lars Olsen, Mads Sjøgård Pettersen, Astrid Solhaug