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After a day of swimming and drinking by the river, Erffan, Amir and Carlos are joined by a man who calls himself Jesus. He brings a message of tolerance, reconciliation and brotherhood.

Production and distribution

Production Year:
2017
Production country:
Norway
Release date (national):
2017-09-30
Production company:
Anicca Pictures
Financing company:
Viken Filmsenter
Anicca Pictures
Producer:
Ali Parandian
Line producer:
Ali Parandian
Film consultant:
Kalle Løchen

Director

  • Ali Parandian

    Ali Parandian (b. 1982) is currently living and working in Norway as a filmmaker, sound artist, composer, and teacher. In 2010 Parandian completed his BA-degree in sound design from The Norwegian National Filmschool, Lillehammer University College.   

    Ali Parandian

Cast

Erffan:
Arman Surizehi
Amir:
Khalid Mahamoud
Carlos:
Bhkie Male
Jesus:
Elias Peña Corral

Awards

2017:
BIFF - Bergen International Film Festival
Best Norwegian Short Film
2018:
Minimalen Short Film Festival
Best Norwegian Film
2018:
The Norwegian Short Film Festival
Honorable Mention
2018:
Dokufest - International Documentary and Short Film Festival, Prizren
Special Mention
2018:
National Film Award Amanda for Best Short Film

Festivals

2017:
BIFF - Bergen International Film Festival
2018:
Minimalen Short Film Festival
2018:
Tampere Film Festival
2018:
The Norwegian Short Film Festival
2018:
Dokufest - International Documentary and Short Film Festival, Prizren
2018:
Open Place International Short Film Festival
2018:
Love & Anarchy - Helsinki International Film Festival
2018:
Uppsala International Short Film Festival
2019:
Tampere Film Festival
2019:
Short Waves Film Festival
2021:
Krakow Film Festival

Crew

Director:
Ali Parandian
Screenplay:
Ali Parandian
Cinematographer:
Runar Sørheim
Camera:
Runar Sørheim
Editor:
Ali Parandian
Composer:
Ali Parandian
Sound Design:
Ali Parandian
Sound engineer:
Odin Eggen Brække
Siri Schippers Skaar
Simon Ellegaard
Sound Recording:
Mats Støten

Technical information

Genre:
Drama
Format:
DCP 2k
Screen ratio:
1:2,35
Colour:
Colour
Sound format:
Stereo 5.1
Length in mins:
28'
Language:
Norwegian
English
Subtitles:
English

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