WHO’S IN IT?
Eili Harboe (The Orheim Company), Kaya Wilkins (film debut), Henrik Rafaelsen (Happy, Happy), Ellen Dorrit Petersen (Troubled Water), Vanessa Borgli (5 Lies), Grethe Eltervåg (film debut), Ingrid Giæver (film debut), Steinar Klouman Hallert (film debut)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Joachim Trier (Louder Than Bombs), director, writer; Eskil Vogt (Oslo, August 31st), writer; Thomas Robsahm (S.O.S), producer; Ola Fløttum (Force Majeure), composer; Jakob Ihre (The Virgin of Liverpool), cinematographer; Olivier Bugge Coutté (Beginners), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Thelma (Harboe), a shy new student at a university in Oslo, Norway, starts to experience a wave of violent seizures when she meets and falls for fellow student Anja (Wilkins). She soon discovers that her seizures are symptoms of dangerous and mysterious superpowers, and must face the demons of her past if she is to properly harness them…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
The acclaimed director Joachim Trier’s latest film is a tense supernatural thriller that neatly explores its title character and her many abilities with a stylish flare.