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SCREENING:

November 19 – CineSesc – 3 pm

 

COUNTRY: Norway / France / Denmark / Sweden

YEAR: 2017

RUNNING TIME: 116′

DIRECTOR: Joachim Trier

CAST: Eili Harboe, Kaya Wilkins, Henrik Rafaelsen, Ellen Dorrit Petersen / SCREENPLAY: Eskil Vogt, Joachim Trier / CINEMATOGRAPHY: Jakob Ihre / EDITING: Olivier Bugge Coutté / SOUND: Christoffer Demby / PRODUCTION DESIGN: Roger Rosenberg / PRODUCTION: Thomas Robsahm / PRODUCTION COMPANY: Motlys, Eurimages, Le Pacte, Snowglobe Films, Film i Väst, Filmpool Nord, B-Reel Films, Dont Look Now

SYNOPSIS: Thelma is a shy young woman who has just left her parents’ home to study in Oslo, where she is experiencing her first love. But her relationship is soon affected by her family’s oppressive meddling, their fundamentalist religious beliefs and unique ability to interfere with Thelma’s life. When the young lady is upset, strange things seem to happen. Supernatural phenomena keep increasing, and she discovers powers she can’t control. While seeking answers, her stern and religious parents prepare for the worst.

Official selection at Toronto IFF 2017. Norway Representative to the 2018 Oscars.

ADVISORY RATING: 14 years

DIRECTOR’S FILMOGRAPHY:

2015 Louder Than Bombs

2011 Oslo, 31. August

2006 Reprise

2002 Procter (short)

2001 Still (short)

2000 Pietà (short)

 

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