Archive of films Kissed by Winter / Vinterkyss

Norway
2005, 80 min

Section: Variety Critics’ Choice: Europe Now!
Year: 2005

Light drama centred on a female doctor who moves to a remote Norwegian village and becomes interested in a mysterious death.


Synopsis

A low-key drama about loss, regret and possible redemption that deceptively starts out like a whodunit, Kissed by Winter is an assured first feature by Norwegian filmmaker Sara Johnsen. Victoria (Hallin), a doctor, lives in Stockholm with her husband Filip (Goran Ragnerstam) and their son Sune (Axel Zuber). A workaholic, Victoria doesn’t spot the signs that her son is ill, and, when he suddenly falls down dead during a hockey match, the devastated Filip blames her. She flees to Norway, taking up a position as a doctor in a small town. When a young boy, Darjosh (Jade Francis Haj), is found dead – killed by a snowplow that has been clearing the roads – Victoria believes there’s something mysterious about the incident. Helmer-co writer Johnsen creates an emotional web in which the twin stories of the two boys’ deaths move back and forth between each other.
Gunnar Rehlin


Contacts

Friland
Torggt. 33, 0183, Oslo
Norway
Tel: +47 93 21 35 55
Fax: +47 22 17 47 01
E-mail: pal@friland.no
www: www.friland.no

Norwegian Film Institute
Box 482 Sentrum, 0105, Oslo
Norway
Tel: +47 224 745 00
Fax: +47 224 745 97
E-mail: post@nfi.no
www: www.nfi.no

NonStop Sales AB
Döbelnsgatan 24, SE 113 52, Stockholm
Sweden
Tel: +46 8 673 9989, +46 8 673 9980
Fax: +46 8 673 9988
E-mail: info@nonstopsales.net
www: www.nonstopsales.net

About the film

Color, 35 mm

Section: Variety Critics’ Choice: Europe Now!
   
Director: Sara Johnsen
Screenplay: Ståle Stein Berg, Sara Johnsen
Dir. of Photography: Odd Reihardt Nicolaysen
Music: Ståle Caspersen
Editor: Zaklina Stojcevska
Production: Friland AS
Cast: Annika Hallin, Kristoffer Joner, Göran Ragnerstam, Fridtjov Såheim, Linn Skåber, Axel Zuber
Contact: Friland, Norwegian Film Institute , NonStop Sales AB
   
www: www.nfi.no

Guests

Stine Oppegaard

Film Institution Rep.

Karin Thun

Sales Agent


Kristoffer Joner

Actor

Astri Blindheim

Film Institution Rep.


Jan Erik Holst

Film Institution Rep.

Vigdis Lian


Christian Fredrik Martin

Producer

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