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A 12-year-old boy is left alone with the responsibility of his younger siblings. Then one day he finds his father's gun. The weapon unleashes a sense of masculinity that sets him out on a destructive path 

Production and distribution

Production Year:
2020
Production country:
Norway
Release date (national):
2021-04-27
Production company:
DUOfilm AS
Co production company:
Them Girls Film AS
Financing company:
Norwegian Film Institute
Vestnorsk Filmsenter AS
Fond for lyd og bilde
Producer:
Marie Fuglestein Lægreid
Linda Bolstad Strønen
Co producer:
Stine Blichfeldt
Film consultant:
Lars Daniel Krutzkoff Jacobsen
Jesper Bergom-Larsson

Director

  • Ina Therese Lerner Grevstad

    Ina (b. 1981) is a director and writer based in Norway. Her visual style is playful and poetical, with themes related to social issues. She is a Berlinale Talent alumnus from 2013. After she graduated from GITIS – The Russian Academy Of Theatre Arts, she started working as a director and writer. Her films have received awards at both national and international short film festivals, and was also nominated for The Norwegian Ministry of Culture's Human Rights Award (2013). Her latest work is the comedy series Ingen Retur (No Return, 2018), and the short film Ungene (The Kids, 2020). She is currently developing the TV series SVIK with production company Mer Film, and a feature film with Nordisk Film. In 2018 she was a recipient of the Norwegian State Grant for Young Film Artists.

    Ina Therese Lerner Grevstad

Cast

Jon:
Ola Bergsvåg Skjerven
Lotta :
Lorentza Strømme Andersen
Tommy:
Sverre Fonneland-Jensen
Father:
Sigmund Njøs Hovind
Mother:
Malin Soli

Festivals

2021:
Kristiansand International Children and Youth Film Festival
2021:
The Norwegian Short Film Festival

Crew

Director:
Ina Therese Lerner Grevstad
Screenplay:
Ina Therese Lerner Grevstad
Cinematographer:
Pål Ulvik Rokseth
Editor:
Fredrik S. Hana
Composer:
Magnus Kløvnes Lauritzen
Eirik Bøen Gravdal
Olav Johannes Greiner Hallanger
ProductionDesigner:
Liz Grunwald
Costume Designer:
Stina Lunde
Makeup artist:
Stina Lunde
Sound Design:
Jorunn Børve Eriksen
Sound Recording:
Jorunn Børve Eriksen
Script:
Nina Knag
Casting:
Nina Knag
Still photographer:
Silje Bryn Knutsen

Technical information

Genre:
Drama
Format:
DCP 2k
Screen ratio:
16:9
Colour:
Colour
Sound format:
Stereo 5.1
Length in mins:
12'
Language:
Norwegian
Subtitles:
English

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