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Yousef moves into a sparsely furnished room, trying to restart his life in Norway. When he looses contact with his family in Somalia, strange things start to happen, and Yousef looses his grip on reality.  


Production and distribution

Production Year:
2022
Production country:
Norway
Release date (national):
2022-06-09
Production company:
FCS
Financing company:
Fond for lyd og bilde
Viken Filmsenter
Executive producer:
Christer Smital
Kristoffer Holen
Carl Georg Rødsten
Producer:
Kai André Sunde
Film consultant:
Cecilie Stranger-Thorsen

Director

  • Carl Georg Rødsten

    Carl Georg Rødsten is a half Burmese, half Norwegian director with MFA from London Film School. His films often depict alienation and the plight of minorities. He likes to explore all modes of storytelling from drama to satire to horror.

    Carl Georg Rødsten

Cast

Yousef:
Hamza Kader
Landlord:
Anne Marte Naas
Yousef's sister:
Dunia Alette Dosh Nelson
The Entity:
Ådne Lyngstad Nilsen

Awards

2022:
The Norwegian Short Film Festival
Gullstolen - The Golden Chair Award for Best Short Film

Festivals

2022:
The Norwegian Short Film Festival

Crew

Director:
Carl Georg Rødsten
Screenplay:
Carl Georg Rødsten
Cinematographer:
Christer Smital
Editor:
Linn Heidi Slåttøy
Composer:
Svein Petter Nilssen
Prop Master:
Nami Salim
Camera:
Leonard Dalan Nyborg
Makeup artist:
Paula Carcamo
Sound Design:
Anders Mørk
Sound Recording:
Ådne Lyngstad Nilsen

Technical information

Format:
DCP 2k
Screen ratio:
1:1,85
Colour:
Colour
Length in min's:
18'
Language:
English
Somali
Subtitles:
English

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