BIFF 2019: 25. september - 3. oktober
Norwegian documentary - Competition
Frie fanger

Island of Lost Boys

ORIGINAL TITLE:
Frie fanger
Norge/ 2019/ 58 min.
LANGUAGE:
norsk
UNDERTEKSTER:
engelsk
CAST:
Benjamin, Trond Einar
DIRECTOR:
Kristin Heien
WRITER:
Kristin Heien
CINEMATOGRAPHER:
Armstrong Lian
EDITOR:
Benjamin Langeland
PRODUCER:
Trude Refsahl
Open air penitence

Benjamin (28) has been in and out of prison since he was 16. He has grown accustomed to a life behind bars, and is currently imprisoned in a maximum security facility, dreaming of being transferred to Bastøy prison – located a beautiful island in the Oslo fjord with no walls or barbed wire. Norway is known to have the world’s most humane correctional system, but the reality is that several open prisons are closing down. Will Benjamin get the opportunity?

Festival guest: Director Kristin Heien

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Kristin Heien

Kristin Heien (Norway) ISLAND OF LOST BOYS is her first feature length documentary.