From a young age, Jill has acted as the responsible adult in her small family. She cares for her loving but mentally unstable mother and her younger brother. The news that their estranged father will be visiting on Jill’s birthday gives the children much-needed hope. When the family is struck by tragedy, Jill keeps it a secret. 


Production and distribution

Production Year:
2018
Production country:
Norway
Release date (national):
2018-10-12
Production company:
Hummelfilm AS
Producer:
Gudny Hummelvoll
Sales agent:
Eyewell AB

Director

  • Camilla Strøm Henriksen

     Phoenix is an original story by Camilla Strøm Henriksen and will be her first feature. As an actress she has appeared extensively in Norwegian films, TV and theatre productions. She studied at London Film School and graduated with an MA degree in directing in 2004. She has since directed multiple episodes of the longest running series in Scandinavia, Hotel Caesar, as well as the drama series Hvaler. She’s currently developing a TV drama series and a feature film, as writer-director.   

    Camilla Strøm Henriksen

Cast

Ylva Bjørkaas Thedin
Casper Falck-Løvås
Maria Bonnevie
Sverrir Gudnason

Awards

2018:
Toronto International Film Festival
Honorable Mention

Festivals

2018:
Toronto International Film Festival
2018:
BIFF - Bergen International Film Festival
2018:
Reykjavik International Film Festival
2018:
Nordic Film Days Lübeck
2018:
European Film Forum Scanorama
2018:
European Film Forum Scanorama
2018:
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival
2018:
Goa International Film Festiva

Crew

Director:
Camilla Strøm Henriksen
Screenplay:
Camilla Strøm Henriksen
Cinematographer:
Ragna Jorming
ProductionDesigner:
Eva Norén
Editor:
Sverrir Kristjansson
Composer:
Patrik Andren
Johan Söderqvist

Technical information

Genre:
Drama
Format:
DCP 2k
Colour:
Colour
Length in mins:
86'
Language:
Norwegian
Subtitles:
English

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