Louise (11) and Maria (11) make friends at a Christian summer camp. When a new girl arrives, Erna, Louise and Maria are asked to take extra care of her, but they soon realize she is a bit different. They conclude she must be obsessed by Satan. Children of Satan is a story about two young girls’ need to belong, their lively imagination, and how the combination of the two has a fatal outcome. 


Production and distribution

Production Year:
2019
Production country:
Norway
Release date (national):
2019-06-15
Production company:
Frokost Film AS
Financing company:
Norwegian Film Institute
Viken Filmsenter
Producer:
Andrea Berentsen Ottmar
Film consultant:
Kari Moen Kristiansen
Kalle Løchen

Director

  • Thea Hvistendahl

    Thea Hvistendahl is a Norwegian director (b. 1989). She has made her mark with her characteristic visual style and has won several prizes for her short films and music videos. Since 2014 she has been a member of the Oslo based film collective Frokost Film for her narrative work, and also represented by Einar film doing commercials. Her first full-length film «Adjø Montebello» premieres in theaters in Norway in December 2017, a hybrid between a concert film, music video and feature starring Norway’s biggest rap duo Karpe Diem. 

    Thea Hvistendahl

Cast

Louise:
Iben Amalie Valås
Maria:
Stella Valpuri Nilsen
Erna:
Tia Schølberg-Olavsen
Signe:
Thelma Farnes Ottersen
Ragna:
Helene Bergsholm
Simona:
Emma Bones

Festivals

2019:
The Norwegian Short Film Festival

Crew

Director:
Thea Hvistendahl
Screenplay:
Sofia Lersol Lund
Thea Hvistendahl
Cinematographer:
Andreas Johannessen
Editor:
Trude Lirhus
Composer:
Ole Ulvik Rokseth
ProductionDesigner:
Maria Naomi Disch
Set Decorator:
Lars Martin Vågseter
Camilly Hugstmyr
Costume Designer:
Miriam Lien
Makeup artist:
Christine Varden
Sound Design:
Johan Pram
Sound Recording:
Helge Bodøgaard
VFX supervisor:
Otto Thorbjørnsen
VFX artist:
Håvard Krutå Dalen
First assistant director:
Binne Thoresen
Script:
Bendik Mondal
Casting:
Luise Nes

Technical information

Genre:
Drama
Format:
DCP 2k
Colour:
Colour
Length in mins:
23'
Language:
Norwegian
Subtitles:
English

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