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Norwegian documentary
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Knut Sigve fra Folkestad

ORIGINAL TITLE:
Knut Sigve fra Folkestad
Norge / 2010 / 52 min
DIRECTOR:
Gunhild Asting
At the age of 55, Knut Sigve is finally moving out of his mother's house

Knut Sigve Sollid (55) has lived at home with his mother Gudveig (78) in the small village of Folkestad in Western Norway. One day the inevitable occurs: His mother is old and tired and tells Knut Sigve he has to move out. Knut Sigve initially refuses to move out, but after a while he realizes that he has no choice. KNUT SIGVE FRA FOLKESTAD is  a warm and heartbreaking film about facing the realities of adult life at middle age. 

Gunhild Asting

The Norwegian film director Gunhild Asting has studied at The Surrey Institute of Art and Design and Volda University College. In 2006 she made her directorial debut, IT’S HARD TO BE A ROCK’N ROLLER, which was awarded the Exhibitioner’s Prize at the Norwegian International Film Festival in Haugesund. Since then she has been working as a director for several documentary series for Norwegian television. KNUT SIGVE FRA FOLKESTAD is her second documentary.