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Blind Spot centres on a mother's struggle to understand her teenage daughter's crisis, when tragedy strikes the whole family. 

Production and distribution

Production Year:
2018
Production country:
Norway
Release date (national):
2018-08-24
Production company:
Nordisk Film Production AS
Financing company:
Norwegian Film Institute
Nordisk Film & TV Fond
Executive producer:
Aage Aaberge
Henrik Zein
Producer:
Elisabeth Kvithyll
Line producer:
Jeanette Sundby
Co producer:
René Ezra
Matilda Appellin
Film consultant:
Silje Riise Næss
Sales agent:
TrustNordisk ApS

Director

  • Tuva Novotny

    The established actress Tuva Novotny (Borg/McEnroe, Annihilation) was episodic director on the Norwegian TV-shows Dag (4 episodes), and Lilyhammer (1 episode) and makes a leap into feature filmmaking with BLIND SPOT, based on her own original script.   

    DIRECTOR      2018 BRITT-MARIE WAS HERE (post-production)  2018 BLINDSPOT  2010-2015  DAG (TV series, 4 episodes)  2014 LILYHAMMER (TV-series, 1 episode)      

    ACTRESS    2018 Intrigo: Death of an Author (post-production)  2018 Annihilation  2017 Borg 2016 Nobel (Tv series)  2016 Kongens nei  2016 Rosemari  2010-2015 Dag (Tv series)  2015 Krigen  2015 Afvej (short)  2013-2014 Kødkataloget (Tv series)  2014 Kaptein Sabeltann og skatten i Lama Rama  2013 Tragedi på en lantkyrkogård  2013 Farliga drömmer  2013 Rosor kyssar och döden  2013 Ine flera mord  2012 The Spiral  2012 Fuck Up  2011 ID:A 2010 Med lukkede øjne  2010 Sandheden om mænd  2010 Eat – pray – love  2010 Bröderna Karlsson  2010 För kärleken  2010 Ett tyst barn (short)  2009 Simon & Malou  2009 Bröllopsfotografen  2009 Original  2009 183 days (TV series)  2008 Possession  2008 Der Kommissar und das Meer (TV series)  2008 Irene Huss (TV series)  2008 Kandidaten  2007  Den sorte Madonna  2006 Snakkhanar (TV Mini-series)  2006  Swimming (short)  2006 Små mirakel och stora  2006 No.2 2005 Bang Bang Orangutang  2005 Stoned  2005 Fyra veckor I juni  2005 Flyd mine tårer (short)  2005 Blizko nebe  2005 Unge Andersen  2004 Familien Andersen  2004  I vätan på regn  2004 Dag og natt  2004 The Return of the Dancing Master  2004 Stratosphere Girl  2003 Kommer du med mig då 2003  Smala Sussie  2003 Norrmalmstrog  2003 Midtsommer 2002 Den usynlige  2001 Anja (short)  2000 Herr con Hancken (TV Mini-series)  2000 Naken  2000 Jalla! Jalla!  2000 Sleepwalker  1996-1999 Skilda världar (TV series)  1996 Bullen (TV series)   

    Tuva Novotny

Cast

Mother / Maria:
Pia Tjelta
Father / Anders:
Anders Baasmo Christiansen
Tea:
Nora Mathea Øien
Bjørn:
Teodor Barsnes-Simonsen
Hasse:
Per Frisch
Mona:
Marianne Krogh
Martin:
Oddgeir Thune
Johan :
Carl Munck
Anna:
Ellen Heyerdahl
Nurse Coordinator:
Hilde Linseth Stømer

Awards

2018:
San Sebastian International Film Festival
Best Actress to Pia Tjelta
2018:
CPH:PIX
New Talent Grand Prix
2018:
International Film Festival Bratislava
Best Fiction Film
2019:
Göteborg International Film Festival
FIPRESCI Award

Festivals

2018:
The Norwegian International Film Festival Haugesund
2018:
Toronto International Film Festival
2018:
San Sebastian International Film Festival
2018:
CPH:PIX
2018:
Nordic Film Days Lübeck
2018:
Thessaloniki International Film Festival
2018:
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival
2018:
International Film Festival Bratislava
2019:
Würzburg International Film Weekend
2019:
Göteborg International Film Festival
2019:
Dublin International Film Festival
2019:
Glasgow Film Festival
2019:
Stockholms feministiska festival
2019:
Scandinavia House, New York
2019:
Portland International Film Festival
2019:
Febiofest - International Film Festival Prague
2019:
Costa Rica International Film Festival
2019:
Female Film Festival, Malmö
2019:
Lecce Film Fest
2019:
Jazzahead !
2019:
Young Film Fest, Prague
2019:
Espoo Ciné International Film Festival
2019:
Molodist - Kiev International Film Festival
2019:
International Filmfest Emden-Norderney
2019:
Zerkalo International Film Festival
2019:
FEST - New Directors | New Films Festival
2019:
Skip City International D-Cinema Festival
2019:
Love & Anarchy - Helsinki International Film Festival
2019:
B3 Biennale des bewegten Bildes

Crew

Director:
Tuva Novotny
Screenplay:
Tuva Novotny
Cinematographer:
Jonas Alarik
Camera:
Daniel Wannberg
ProductionDesigner:
Nina Bjerch-Andresen
Prop Master:
Pål Bergvik
Costume Designer:
Nina Bjerch-Andresen
Makeup artist:
Aase Lund Mathisen
Sound Design:
Peter Albrechtsen
Sound Recording:
Kenneth Gustavsen
First assistant director:
Binne Thoresen
Casting:
Hanna Kavli Lund
Still photographer:
Jonas Gran

Technical information

Genre:
Drama
Format:
DCP 2k
Screen ratio:
1:1,85
Colour:
Colour
Sound format:
Stereo 5.1
Length in mins:
98'
Language:
Norwegian
Subtitles:
English

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