Sing is a poetic and warm film about three people with dementia, and their nearest. A story about loss, love and music.

Production and distribution

Production Year:
2019
Production country:
Norway
Release date (national):
2019-11-15
Production company:
Herlig Film og TV AS
Financing company:
Norwegian Film Institute
Producer:
André Folkestad
Camilla Vanebo
Finn Gjerdrum
Film consultant:
Helle Hansen

Director

  • Ragnhild Nøst Bergem

    Ragnhild Nøst Bergem (b.1990) is a Norwegian filmmaker and cinematographer. She graduated from Lillehammer University College in 2016 with a bachelor's degree in documentary film directing. She also has a photography degree from Oslo Photo Art School. Her films have been shown on Norwegian webcast and screened at festivals around Europe.

    Ragnhild Nøst Bergem
  • Erlend E. Mo

    Erlend E. Mo (b. 1967) studied literature and Scandinavian languages at the University of Oslo from 1986-90, and Film and TV at Volda University College 1990-92. Since then he has produced and directed several productions for mainly the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK), the Danish National Broadcaster (DR), TV2 Denmark and The Danish Film Institute.

    Mo has received numerous international awards for his work, at a wide variety of festivals. Such accolades include, among others: The Terje Vigen prize at the Norwegian Short Film Festival for the fictional documentary Forbidden Love (Forbudt kærlighed, 1998), which he wrote and directed; and Best Documentary at the Odense Film Festival in Denmark for Welcome to Denmark (Velkommen til Danmark, 2003). Can You Die in Heaven? (Kan man dø i himlen?, 2005) was awarded the Youth Jury's Best Danish Film at Odense Film Festival, Best Children's Doc at Pärnu, Estonia, and won a GuldDok for Best Documentary at CPH:DOX, while My Eyes (Inden for mine øjne, 2006) won the IDFA Silver Cub Award, a GuldDok for Best Sound at CPH:DOX, Best Short Film at Sao Paolo and the Cinematic Vision Short Award at the SilverDocs AFI (Discovery Documentary Festival). His latest film Four Letters Apart – Children in the age of ADHD (Jeg hader ADHD – Børn I en diagnosetid, 2014) received the Audience Award at both Thessaloniki Documentary Festival 2014 and BIDF (Budapest International Documentary Filmfestival) 2014.

    Erlend E. Mo

Crew

Director:
Ragnhild Nøst Bergem
Erlend E. Mo
Screenplay:
Ragnhild Nøst Bergem
Erlend E. Mo

Technical information

Length in mins:
90'
Language:
Norwegian
Subtitles:
English

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