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Exploring the bond between six children and nature through improvised dance and movements, Birds reveal the beauty of our world, advocating for a renewed comprehension of our environment.  

Production and distribution

Production Year:
2023
Production country:
Norway
Release date (national):
2023-08-19
Release date (international):
2023-09-21
Production company:
Von Mørner AS
Financing company:
Norwegian Film Institute
Filmkraft Rogaland
Producer:
Joakim Hauge Vocke
Bjarte Mørner Tveit
Film consultant:
Nina M. Barbosa Blad
Linda May Kallestein

Director

  • Liv Runesdatter

    Liv Runesdatter (b. 1979) is a critically acclaimed Norwegian singer, composer, and producer. Through more than 25 years, she has created and performed festivals, stage productions, installation works, exhibitions, albums, films, and thousands of concerts in collaboration with dancers, filmmakers, musicians, researchers, architects, and visual artists from more than 30 countries, and performed her music on festivals and concert halls in Europe, USA, Middle East, Kaukasus and Canada. 

    Birds is her debut as a short film director.

     

     

Cast

Jakob Hidle Høgeli
Ingvald Aagenæs
Ella Søndenå
Edith Victoria Ødegård Dahle
Daniel Dam Elnan
Carmen Elvira Aspøy

Festivals

2023:
The Norwegian International Film Festival Haugesund
2023:
Nordisk Panorama

Crew

Director:
Liv Runesdatter
Screenplay:
Liv Runesdatter
Joakim Hauge Vocke
Bjarte Mørner Tveit
Cinematographer:
Joakim Hauge Vocke
Editor:
Kyrre H. Larsen
Composer:
Liv Runesdatter
Sound Design:
Liv Runesdatter
Choreographer:
Mari Flønes

Technical information

Genre:
Experimental
Documentary
Format:
DCP 2k
Screen ratio:
1:2,35
Colour:
Colour
Sound format:
Dolby Atmos
Length in min's:
10'
Language:
No dialogue

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