It’s the day before Christmas and Vilde hangs out with her friends when she learns that her mother has died. She is forced to contact her father, whom she has never met. She tries to escape it all with a one way ticket to Tokyo, but is caught up in an emotional first meeting with her father. 

Production and distribution

Production Year:
2018
Production country:
Norway
Release date (national):
2018-11-23
Production company:
Maipo Film AS
Producer:
Cornelia Boysen
Sales agent:
Charades

Director

  • Eirik Svensson

    After initial studies at Lillehammer University College (LUC), Erik Svensson graduated as a director at the Norwegian Film School in 2010. During his years at LUC he participated in an exchange program to STADIA Polytechnic in Finland, where he met Jyrki Väisänen, with whom he co-wrote and directed the short Life Worth Living. They wrote the script and produced the film together with Joona Kivirinta from Finland, who is also the film's photographer.

    Eirik Svensson

Cast

Vilde:
Ines Høysæter Asserson
Nicolai Cleve Broch
Ingrid Olava

Festivals

2019:
Göteborg International Film Festival
2019:
BUFF International Children and Young People's Film Festival
2019:
Cleveland International Film Festival

Crew

Director:
Eirik Svensson
Screenplay:
Sebastian Torngren Wartin
Based on:
An idea by Eirik Svensson
Cinematographer:
Karl Erik Brøndbo
Editor:
Karsten Meinich
Elise Solberg

Technical information

Genre:
Drama
Format:
DCP 2k
Colour:
Colour
Length in mins:
80'
Language:
Norwegian
Subtitles:
English

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