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Norwegian filmmakers celebrate The Wave and Louder than Bombs

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- Roar Uthaug and Joachim Trier’s films came out on top when Norwegian filmmakers gave out their Cannon Awards at the Kosmorama Trondheim International Film Festival

Norwegian filmmakers celebrate The Wave and Louder than Bombs
Director Joachim Trier with his Best Director Award for Louder than Bombs

Norwegian director Roar Uthaug’s The Wave [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Roar Uthaug
film profile
]
 – Norway’s (and Scandinavia’s) first disaster movie, which last year lured 832,649 local cinemagoers into the theatres, and was last week (10 March) released in the US by Magnolia Pictures – received four Cannon Awards when the Norwegian film industry celebrated its 2015 releases. 

At the Kosmorama International Film Festival in Trondheim, which ended yesterday (13 March), The Wave won for Best Actor (Kristoffer Joner), Best Production Design (Lina Nordqvist), Best Producers (Martin Sundland and Are Heidenstrøm) and Best Editing (Christian Siebenherz) after the vote by the members of the unions and associations of Norwegian actors, directors, film workers, producers, composers, sound designers and playwrights.

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Joachim Trier’s Louder than Bombs [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Joachim Trier
film profile
]
– Norway’s first contender for the Palme d’Or at Cannes in 36 years, which will be launched in America on 8 April by Orchard Distribution – came in second, with three prizes: Best Director (Trier), Best Original Screenplay (Eskil Vogt and Trier) and Best Cinematography (Jakob Ihre).

Here is the full list of Norway’s 2016 Cannon Award winners:

Best Director
Joachim Trier – Louder than Bombs [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Joachim Trier
film profile
]

Best Actress
Ine Marie Wilmann – Homesick [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]

Best Actor
Kristoffer Joner – The Wave [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Roar Uthaug
film profile
]

Best Supporting Actor/Actress
Anne Krigsvoll – Women in Oversized Men’s Shirts [+see also:
trailer
interview: Yngvild Sve Flikke
film profile
]

Best Sound Design
Svenn Jakobsen – The Accidental Rock Star

Best Production Design
Lina Nordqvist – The Wave

Best Producers
Martin Sundland, Are Heidenstrøm – The Wave 

Best Original Screenplay
Eskil Vogt, Joachim Trier – Louder than Bombs

Best Cinematography
Jakob Ihre – Louder than Bombs

Best Editing
Christian Siebenherz – The Wave

Best Musical Score
Kåre Vestrheim, Øystein Dolmen, Gustav Lorentzen – Two Buddies and a Badger [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]

Filmweb’s Audience Award
The Accidental Rock Star – Leiv Igor Devold

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