Going West

Henrik Martin Dahlsbakken   |   83 min   |   Norway

Original title: Rett Vest

Swedish premiere

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Going West

Kasper loses his job as a substitute teacher the same day as his father Georg Margrethe undergoes a mental breakdown after his wife’s death. Georg Margrethe is a transvestite and Kasper has trouble accepting his father’s life choices but they decide to come together after a time apart. To escape their miserable lives…(Read More)

Three women separated by time and space, but joined by a parallel fate. Maara is forced into a marriage against her will in the 19th century Estonia. 150 years later, Elina has to choose between a forced marria-ge or deportation. Set in our contemporary time we meet Luna Lee, who has just escaped from…(Read More)

A Moment in the Reeds

Leevi has reluctantly returned to his Finnish hometown to help with the renovation of the family’s worn summerhouse. The relationship between Leevi and his father Jouko is very tense and the surrounding woodland becomes more and more claustrophobic. When the young Syrian architect Tareq arrives to help out with the summerhouse, an irresistible spark…(Read More)

Year: 2017
Language: norwegian
Subtitle: english
26/8 15.30
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Director: Henrik Martin Dahlsbakken
Script: Henrik Martin Dahlsbakken
Producer: Henrik Martin Dahlsbakken
Actors: Benjamin Helstad, Ingar Helge Gimle, Iben Akerlie, Anne Krigsvoll
BFI London Film Festival CPH:PIX Nordic Film Days Lübeck