Promonews - 11th Nov 2019

Two young men walk through the deserted early morning streets of Oslo into the surrounding countryside, carrying a human-sized object wrapped in an orange blanket, in this quietly quirky comedy from Kasper Häggström.

A video featuring tracks from Norwegian producer Lindstrøm’s album On A Clear Day I Can See You Forever, we follow their journey to the coast with their suspicious cargo, before we get an explanation in titles about what is happening - and then what is about to happen.

Spoilers generally do not come in the films themselves, but here it serves to prepare the viewer for the darkly comic denouement, involving a naked archer who has an imaginative way to access his arrows. 

This deadpan telling of an apparently 'true story' adds to the sense, after his UKMVA-winning video for Kelly Lee Owens and his recent video for Flyte, that Kasper Häggström is following in a great tradition of Scandinavinian comedy directors, finding ever-subtler ways to tickle our funny bones. 

PRO Credits


DirectorKasper Häggström
Production CompanyBacon
Director of PhotographyAndreas Bjørseth
Focus PullerJonas Skulstad Murstam
Art DirectorJørn Aagaard
EditorMarkus Tangre
ColouristJulien Alary
VFXOla Jacob Nestande
Director's Rep (UK)Object & Animal
LabelSmalltown Supersound
Other creditsCast: Bendik Aunan, Daniel Vatsvåg, Eirik Ballo

Promonews - 11th Nov 2019

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