Norwegian Film Festival (2011)

From Tuesday 15 to Wednesday 23 of February there is going to be a Norwegian Film Festival at the Leopoldo Lugones Auditorium at San Martin Theatre. Ten feature films (35 mm) specially sent by the Norwegian Film Institute -which have not been released in Argentina yet- are going to be screened in this Festival. The cycle will show the extensive collection of the “new wave” of Norwegian Cinema that arose with the new millennium. Which include two recent films by Bent Hamer, (O´Horten and Home for Christmas) the Norwegian producer of well international renown, who is always present in the festivals of Cannes, Toronto and San Sebastian, among others.

Tuesday 15
The Art of Negative Thinking – (Kunsten å tenke negativt)
Director: Bård Breien
Writer: Bård Breien (screenplay)
Cast: Fridtjov Såheim, Kjersti Holmen, Henrik Mestad
Production: Norway, 2006
Runtime: 79 Minutes
Troubled Water (DeUsynlige)
Director: Erik Poppe
Writer: Harald Rosenløw-Eeg
Cast: Pål Sverre Valheim Hagen, Trine Dyrholm, Ellen Dorrit Petersen
Production: Norway | Sweden | Germany, 2008
Runtime: 115 Minutes
IMDB Link: Troubled Water
Wednesday 16
North (Nord)
Director: Rune Denstad Langlo
Writer: Erlend Loe
Cast: Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Kyrre Hellum, Marte Aunemo
Production: Norway, 2009
Runtime: 79 Minutes
IMDB Link: North
Tuesday 17
Upperdog (Upperdog)
Director: Sara Johnsen
Writer: Sara Johnsen
Cast: Hermann Sabado, Agnieszka Grochowska,Mads Sjøgård Pettersen
Production: Norway, 2009
Runtime: 100 Minutes
IMDB Link: Upperdog
Friday 18
O’Horten (O’Horten)
Director: Bent Hamer
Writers: Bent Hamer, Harold Manning (French Adaptation)
Cast: Baard Owe, Espen Skjønberg, Ghita Nørby
Production: Norway | Germany | France | Denmark
Runtime: 90 Minutes
IMDB Link: O´Horten
Saturday 19
The Kautokeino Rebellion (Kautokeino-opprøret)
Director: Nils Gaup
Writer: Nils Gaup, Nils Isak Eira, Reidar Jönsson, Pelone Wahl
Cast: Anni-Kristiina Juuso, Aslat Mahtte Gaup, Mikkel GaupMikael Persbrandt
Production: Denmark | Norway | Sweden
Runtime: 96 Minutes
Sunday 20
Together (Sammen)
Director: Matias Armand Jordal
Writer: Matias Armand Jordal
Cast: Jonathan Espolin, Mona Grenne, Marianne Sand Näslund
Production: Norway, 2009
Runtime: 100 Minutes
IMDB Link: Together
Monday 21
A somewhat gentle Man (En ganske snill mann)
Director: Hans Petter Moland
Writer: Kim Fupz Aakeson
Cast: Stellan Skarsgård, Bjørn Floberg, Gard B. Eidsvold
Production: Norway, 2010
Runtime: 105 Minutes
Tuesday 22
99% Honest – 99% ærlig
Director: Rune Denstad Langlo
Writer: Khalid Maimouni (screenplay)
Cast: Assad Arif, Emir Mulasmanovic, Haji Saleem
Production: Norway, 2008
Runtime: 70 Minutes
IMDB Link99% Honest
Wednesday 23
Home for Christmas (Hjem til jul)
Director: Bent Hamer
Writers: Bent Hamer, Levi Henriksen
Cast: Nina Andresen Borud, Trond Fausa Aurvaag, Arianit Berisha
Production: Norway, Sweden, Germany, 2010
Runtime: 90 Minutes

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