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Directed by Sofia Norlin
FEATURE NARRATIVE 80 Minutes North American Premiere
A group of adolescents wrestle with their uncertain futures in a remote mining town that’s literally cracking underneath their feet. Kiruna, the northernmost town in Sweden, sits above an iron ore mine that has been slowly eroding the land around it for decades. Soon, Kiruna and everyone in it will have to move, but to where they do not know. As the displaced teenagers linger on the cusp of adulthood, they echo the town’s own fragility in this beautiful and understated film. Marking the arrival of a truly original voice, first-time director Sofia Norlin’s vivid and timely portrait starring Lina Leandersson (Let the Right One In), is yet another shining example in the rising wave in Swedish cinema.

-Frederic Boyer
Drama, Female Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s), First Time Filmmaker
About the Director(s)
Sofia Norlin is a Swedish director who studied film in Stockholm and Paris where she now lives and works as a theater and film director. Her previous work includes the 30-minute short film, Les Courants (The Currents, 2005), which was awarded at several international festivals and for which she received a grant from French Authors’ Society SACD. She was also granted a scholarship from the Ingmar Bergman Estate for the writing of her first picture, Broken Hill Blues.

Film Info
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Cast & Credits
  • Production Designer:
    Liv Ulfsdottir, Emma Skoog
  • Screenwriter:
    Sofia Norlin
  • Composer:
    Anna-Karin Unger, Conny Nimmersjö
  • Co-Producer :
    Per-Erik Svensson, Andreas Bratt, Git Scheynius, Thomas Järn, Mattias Bergkvist, Ingrid Bergman
  • Executive Producer:
    Julien Siri, Maria Larsson Guerpillon
  • Cast:
    Sebastian Hiort af Ornäs, Lina Leandersson, Alfred Juntti, Ella Nordin, Pär Andersson, Alexandra Dahlström
  • Sound Design :
    Erik Guldager, Gabor Pasztor
  • Producer:
    Olivier Guerpillon
  • Costume Design:
    Hanna Sjödin
  • 1st Assistant Director:
    Jean-Cedric Rimaud
  • Sound:
    Kalle Kamnert, Måns Hansson
  • Director:
    Sofia Norlin
  • Associate Producer:
    George Ivanov, Sirel Pensaar, Anna-Maria Nildén
  • Cinematographer :
    Petrus Sjövik
  • Editor :
    Nicolas Bancilhon, Philip Bergström

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  • International Sales Contact
    Miira Paasilinna
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    Stockholm, 11646
    Phone: +46 8 645 1212
  • Print Source
    Olivier Guerpillon
    Stockholm, 11553
    Phone: 468229722


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