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THE MOUNTAIN

by Ole Giæver

synopsis

Two years ago, Nora and Solveig’s five-year-old son, Vetle, died on a mountain hike. Their grief over his death has weighed heavily on their relationship ever since. For Nora, the child’s biological mother, the pain of her loss has caused her to become increasingly bitter. Although Solveig loved Vetle just as much, Nora begins to question the sincerity of Solveig’s grief...

international title: The Mountain
original title: Fjellet
country: Norway
sales agent: Global Screen GmbH
year: 2011
genre: fiction
directed by: Ole Giæver
film run: 73'
release date: NO 15/01/2011
screenplay: Ole Giæver
cast: Ellen Dorrit Petersen, Marte Magnusdotter Solem
cinematography by: Øystein Mamen
film editing: Wibecke Rønseth, Astrid S. Johansen
art director: Ola Fløttum
producer: Ole Giæver, Karin Julsrud
production: Ferdinand Films, 4 1/2 Film AS
distributor: Euforia Film