The Second Sex is a film about a grandmother, a mother and a daughter – three humans and three generations from the post-war era up until today. The film explores how being a woman affect choices, ambitions and the relationships with others. A film where the woman protagonist is the universal human.


Production and distribution

Production Year:
2020
Production country:
Norway
Release date (national):
2020-03-08
Production company:
Mer Film AS
Producer:
Maria Ekerhovd

Director

  • Katja Eyde Jacobsen

    Katja Eyde Jacobsen (b. 1978) graduated from the Norwegian Film School in 2006, after also having studied film in both Denmark and the Czech Republic. Her graduation film, To the Moon, received several awards at international film festivals, and was nominated for the National Film Award Amanda in 2007, as was her 2007 short Interlude. She made her feature film debut with the youth drama Yatzy in 2009, which yet again garnered her an Amanda Nomination, this time for Best Children and Youth Film.

    Katja Eyde Jacobsen

Crew

Director:
Katja Eyde Jacobsen
Screenplay:
Katja Eyde Jacobsen

Technical information

Genre:
Drama
Format:
DCP 2k
Colour:
Colour
Length in mins:
90'
Language:
Norwegian
Subtitles:
English

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