Ánne is attending a writer's course. She is met with racial prejudices because of her Sami ethnicity. A writing assignement gives her the courage to confront a fragile memory, a wound that cuts deep.

Production and distribution

Production Year:
2018
Production country:
Norway
Release date (national):
2018-06-15
Production company:
Freedom from Fear AS
Financing company:
Nord Norsk filmsenter
Sametinget
Freedom from Fear AS
Executive producer:
Mona J. Hoel
Producer:
Mona J. Hoel
Film consultant:
Ingrid Dokka
Johan Matheus Trumf
Sales agent:
Freedom From Fear A/S

Director

  • Sara Margrethe Oskal

    Sara Margrethe Oskal (b. 1970) was a professional reindeer herder until she had to make a choice between the Arts and the monocultural lifestyle. She chose the Arts and holds a PHD in performing Arts from the National Academy of Arts, Oslo-Norway, researching "Sami humor and jester tradition in yoik, storytelling and contemporary stage expressions". She is also an experienced screenwriter and poet and was nominated to the Nordic Council Litterature price in 2016 with the poetry book «savkkuhan sávrri sániid - tireless words». In 2015 she made her debut as a film director with the short film Aurora Keeps an Eye on You. It left a strong impression and was screened in several prestigious international filmfestivals. Sara Margrethe Oskal is currently developing her feature film script The Flame Keeper.

    Sara Margrethe Oskal

Cast

Ánne:
Berit Anne Oskal Kemi
Ánne as a child:
Neda Margrethe Labba
Edward:
Nils Johnson
Edward as a child:
William Bache-Wiig
Writing Instructor:
Ida Løken Valkeapää
Grandpa:
Isak Nils Oskal
Marina:
Guri Johnson
Course partisipant:
Nina Rosenlund
Course partisipant:
Espen Østman

Festivals

2018:
Sydney Film Festival
2018:
Nordkapp Filmfestival
2018:
Nuuk International Film Festival
2018:
Encounters Short Film & Animation Festival
2018:
Heart Of Gold International Short Film Festival
2018:
International Festival Signes de Nuit
2018:
imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival
2018:
Sámi Film Minifest Seattle
2018:
Winda Film Festival
2018:
Dellie Maa - Sápmi Indigenous Film & Art Festival
2018:
Umeå International Film Festival
2018:
Northern Character Film & TV Festival
2019:
Skabmagovat Film Festival
2019:
Tampere Film Festival
2019:
Maoriland Film Festival

Crew

Director:
Sara Margrethe Oskal
Screenplay:
Sara Margrethe Oskal
Cinematographer:
Anders Hoft
Camera:
Anders Hoft
Editor:
Trude Lirhus
Mona J. Hoel
Composer:
Sigurd Rós
Other Music:
Mattis Hætta
Costume Designer:
Nina Erdahl
Makeup artist:
Nina Erdahl
Sound Design:
Yvonne Stenberg
Sound engineer:
Carl Svensson
Sound Recording:
Nils Petter Christensen
Casting:
Nina Erdahl
Sara Margrethe Oskal

Technical information

Genre:
Drama
Format:
DCP 2k
Screen ratio:
1:2,35
Colour:
Colour
Sound format:
Stereo 5.1
Length in mins:
11'
Language:
Norwegian
Sami
Subtitles:
English

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