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UPPERDOG

by Sara Johnsen

synopsis

In her employer’s house, Maria discovers a photograph taken at the airport the day Axel and Yanne were adopted away. She has seen the picture before, in Yanne’s apartment. But here, someone has removed Yanne from the photo. This is how Maria discovers that the adopted Asian son in the house in which she is a maid is Yanne’s brother, and that he has no knowledge of his half-sister...

international title: Upperdog
original title: Upperdog
country: Norway
year: 2009
genre: fiction
directed by: Sara Johnsen
film run: 95'
screenplay: Sara Johnsen
cast: Mads Sjøbård Pettersen, Agnieszka Grochowska, Hermann Sabado, Bang Chau
cinematography by: John Andreas Andresen
producer: Asle Vatn, Christian Fredrik Martin
production: Friland
distributor: Sandrew Metronome
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