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by Michael Noer


Casper (18), the oldest of 3 siblings, survives life on the streets by committing burglaries for the neighbourhood boss, Jamal. When Casper gets an offer to work for Jamal’s rival Björn, he jumps at the chance for a better life, making his way into a world of drugs and prostitution. As things escalate between Björn and Jamal, Casper finds himself and his family dead center of a conflict, that threatens to destroy them…

international title: Northwest
original title: Nordvest
country: Denmark
sales agent: TrustNordisk
year: 2013
genre: fiction
directed by: Michael Noer
film run: 91'
release date: DK 18/04/2013, FR 09/10/2013, GB 25/07/2014
screenplay: Rasmus Heisterberg, Michael Noer
cast: Gustav Dyekjær Giese, Oscar Dyekjær Giese, Lene Maria Christensen, Annemieke Bredahl Peppink, Nicholas Westwood Kidd, Dulfi Al-Jabouri
cinematography by: Magnus Nordenhof Jønck
film editing: Adam Nielsen
art director: Trine Padmo Olsen
producer: René Ezra, Tomas Radoor
production: Nordisk Film Production A/S
backing: Danmarks Radio, TV-Drama, Nordisk Film Production A/S, Danish Film Institute
distributor: Nordisk Film Distribution, Bac Films, Arrow Film Distributors
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main awards/selection

Göteborg International Film Festival 2013 
International Film Festival Rotterdam 2013 
CPH PIX 2013 
Tribeca Film Festival 2013 
Transylvania International Film Festival 2013 

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