Norsk filminstitutt

In Stay Home, we experience 2020 through the eyes of eleven children and teenagers from different countries around the world. They take us on their individual journeys with Covid-19 as a common backdrop. They all go through big changes when the pandemic hits them at the same point in history.   

Production and distribution

Production Year:
2021
Production country:
Norway
Co production country:
Sweden
Release date (national):
2021-08-24
Production company:
Fuglene AS
Co production company:
Bautafilm AB
Producer:
Kari Anne Moe
Gudmundur Gunnarsson
Co producer:
Therese Högberg

Director

  • Maren Victoria Thingnæs

    Maren Victoria Thingnæs is a Norwegian documentary filmmaker with a passion for personal and character driven documentary films. She made her first short documentary in 2013, Forgive and forget not, a film about a mother in Boston, MA, who lost two of her three sons in gun violence. In the fall of 2015, she released her documentary film Gentle, a documentary about her late father, the Norwegian jazz musician Frode Thingnæs. Her films has been screened at festivals and on television internationally.

    Maren Victoria Thingnæs
  • Marianne Mørk

    All her life, Marianne Mørk has worked with theatre, television and film, mainly as an actress, and has dedicated her entire adult life to visual art. She has written manuscripts for 40 different television programs for children and young people, written and produced full scale musicals for major theatres in Norway, done readings at Boston Playwright Theatre, and directed the short film Light as a cloud – about eating disorders which has contributed to intense debates and is used in teaching in Norwegian hospitals. The last 25 years she has directed close to 50 theatre performances. She has received several awards and prizes, amongst them a culture award in 2012, and the Paul Harris award.

    Marianne Mørk

Festivals

2021:
The Norwegian International Film Festival Haugesund

Crew

Director:
Maren Victoria Thingnæs
Marianne Mørk
Editor:
Karsten Meinich
Idun Hermansen Kvasbø
Simon Carlgren
Erika Gonzales
Maren Victoria Thingnæs
Composer:
Magnus Alexander Thingnæs
Sound Design:
Frode Løes Hvatum

Technical information

Genre:
Family
Youth
Colour:
Colour
Length in mins:
87'
Language:
English
Spanish
Norwegian
Arabic
Subtitles:
English

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