BIFF 2019: 25. september - 3. oktober
ORIGINAL TITLE:
Føniks
Norge / 2018 / 1 t. 28 min.
LANGUAGE:
norsk
UNDERTEKSTER:
engelsk
CAST:
Maria Bonnevie, Ylva Bjørkaas Thedin, Sverrir Gudnason, Casper Falck-Løvås, Kjersti Botn Sandal, Nils Vogt, Renate Reinsve
DIRECTOR:
Camilla Strøm Henriksen
WRITER:
Camilla Strøm Henriksen
CINEMATOGRAPHER:
Ragna Jorming
PRODUCER:
Gudny Hummelvoll, Annika Hellström, Paulina Wilhelmsen, David Yates
Blood is thicker than water

Jill lives with her younger brother and a mother whose fluctuating mental state and alternative views on parenting forces the 14-year-old girl into a caretaker role far beyond her years. When their absent father pays one of his rare visits, it seems like everything is going to work out fine, but then tragedy strikes and Jill and her brother are forced to fight for their very survival. Featuring gripping drama and impressive acting, PHOENIX is a remarkable debut feature from director Camilla Strøm Henriksen.

Festival guests, Q&A: Director Camilla Strøm Henriksen and cast members

Camilla Strøm Henriksen

Camilla Strøm Henriksen (Norway, 1968) PHOENIX is her debut feature film.

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