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From a young age, Jill has acted as the responsible adult in her small family. She cares for her loving but mentally unstable mother and her younger brother. The news that their estranged father will be visiting on Jill’s birthday gives the children much-needed hope. When the family is struck by tragedy, Jill keeps it a secret. 


Production and distribution

Production Year:
2018
Production country:
Norway
Release date (national):
2018-10-12
Production company:
Hummelfilm AS
Executive producer:
Paulina Rider Wilhemsen
Associated producer:
Eleonore Anselme
Producer:
Gudny Hummelvoll
Line producer:
Tessa Eggesbø
Co producer:
Annika Hellström
Sales agent:
Eyewell AB

Director

  • Camilla Strøm Henriksen

     Phoenix is an original story by Camilla Strøm Henriksen and will be her first feature. As an actress she has appeared extensively in Norwegian films, TV and theatre productions. She studied at London Film School and graduated with an MA degree in directing in 2004. She has since directed multiple episodes of the longest running series in Scandinavia, Hotel Caesar, as well as the drama series Hvaler. She’s currently developing a TV drama series and a feature film, as writer-director.   

    Camilla Strøm Henriksen

Cast

Ylva Bjørkaas Thedin
Casper Falck-Løvås
Maria Bonnevie
Sverrir Gudnason

Awards

2018:
Toronto International Film Festival
Honorable Mention

Festivals

2018:
Toronto International Film Festival
2018:
BIFF - Bergen International Film Festival
2018:
Reykjavik International Film Festival
2018:
Nordic Film Days Lübeck
2018:
European Film Forum Scanorama
2018:
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival
2018:
Goa International Film Festival
2019:
Ramdam Festival
2019:
Göteborg International Film Festival
2019:
Santa Barbara International Film Festival
2019:
Stockfish European Film Festival
2019:
Cinequest Film Festival
2019:
Filmfest Sundsvall
2019:
Cleveland International Film Festival
2019:
Off Plus Camera Film Festival
2019:
Baltic Debuts, Kaliningrad
2019:
!f Istanbul
2019:
Münster Film Festival
2019:
Noordelijk Film Festival
2021:
Scandinavia House, New York

Crew

Director:
Camilla Strøm Henriksen
Screenplay:
Camilla Strøm Henriksen
Cinematographer:
Ragna Jorming
ProductionDesigner:
Eva Norén
Editor:
Sverrir Kristjansson
Composer:
Patrik Andren
Johan Söderqvist
Casting:
Celine Engebrigtsen
Costume Designer:
Ellen Dæhli Ystehede

Technical information

Genre:
Drama
Format:
DCP 2k
Colour:
Colour
Length in mins:
86'
Language:
Norwegian
Subtitles:
English

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