U - July 22
Utøya 22. juli - 2018 - Color - 90 mn
Original version with French subtitles - Norway
- Directed by
- Produced by
Stein B. Kvae
- Screenplay by
Anna Bache-Wiig, Siv Rajendram Eliassen
- Music by
Andrea Berntzen, Brede Fristad, Elli Rhiannon, Müller Osbourne
French premiere - International competition - Presentation reserved to audience above 16
Thursday 6 September 2018 - 19:45 - Showroom 500
Saturday 15 September 2018 - 19:15 - Showroom 300 - In the presence of the director
On July the 22nd 2011, Anders Behring Breivik goes to the Labor Party Youth League's summer camp on Utoya island to massacre as many people as possible. 19 year old Kaja is on the island at the time looking for her sister when the events begin...
With this difficult subject, Erik Poppe (Ultimatum) is aware of his project's cleaving aspect, a project that he wanted to be "implacable, brutal and painful". During a long single sequence shot, with no effects and non-professional actors, he throws us face first into horror and questions our limits as spectators for a result that will upset many. The festival's shock sequence.