Generation Utøya

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There were two incidents that shattered Norway on the same day in 2011. A right-wing extremist, Anders Breivik, carried out a bomb attack in the government district in Oslo and then opened fire to the participants of the camp organised by the youth wing of the Norwegian Labour Party in the island of Utøya. In total, he killed 77 persons. Four young protagonists of this story survived the attack at the island, but despite their traumatic experiences, they do not lose faith in the sense of activism and decide to get more involved in work for the benefit of society.

directed by
Aslaug Holm

Film director and author of photography. She has made a number of awarded short and documentary films. Together with her husband, she has established Fenris Film, a film production company. Her best-known picture is “Cool & Crazy”. She has received the FIPRESCI Award at the International Film Festival in Tromsø for her film “The Rich Country”.

Sigve Endresen

Film director and producer. He was born in 1953 in Norway. He started a Norwegian film production company, Motlys. He has won a number of film awards. In 1998 he was honoured with Aamot, the most important distinction of Norwegian Cinematography.

cinematography
Aslaug Holm
script
Aslaug Holm, Sigve Endresen
music
Ola Fløttum
editing
Lisa Ekberg, Aslaug Holm
production
Tore Buvarp (Fenris Film), Sigve Endresen (Motlys)
Photo
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