HOME FOR CHRISTMAS
HOME FOR CHRISTMAS


SYNOPSIS
“Home for Christmas” is based on a selection of short stories from the Norwegian author Levi Henriksen’s collection, ”Only Soft Presents Under the Tree”. These stories, which now and then intersect with each other, all take place in Henriksen’s fictitious small town of Skogli, over a couple of hours on Christmas Eve.

DIRECTORBent Hamer
YEAR2010
STATUScompleted
FESTIVALS AWARDSBest Script - San Sebastian 2010
Toronto Int. Film Festival 2010
London IFFF
Sao Paulo Film festival etc. Hamburg Filmfest
Lübecker Filmtage
PRODUCERSBent Hamer (producer)
Christoph Friedel
Claudia Steffen
Jörgen Bergmark (co-producers)
CO PRODUCTION WITHBul Bul Film (Norway) in co-production with Pandora Film Produktion (Germany) Filmimperiet (Sweden) and ZDF/ARTE in association with Sandrew Mememto distribution
Film Pool Jämtland
Pandora Film Verleih
PRODUCTIONCatho Bach Christensen (line producer)
Katja Christochowitz (prod. manager Germany)
SUPPORTED BYNordisk Film & TV Fund
Norwegian Filminstitut
Mid Nordic Film Commission
Filmstiftung NRW
DFFF
Swedish Film Institute
Eurimages
WORLD SALESThe Match Factory
GERMAN DISTRIBUTORPandora Film Verleih
LENGTH82 min.
FORMAT35mm
1:2
35 cinemascope
Dolby Digital
SHOOTING LOCATIONSweden
Norway
Germany
ORIGINAL LANGUAGEnorwegian
CASTFritjof Såheim
Tone Mostraum
Nina Zanjani
Igor Necemer
Morten Ilseng Risnes
Issaka Sawadogo
Reidar Sørensen
Levi Henriksen
WRITERSBent Hamer(based upon the novel by Levi Henriksen)
CASTINGCeline Engebrigtsen, Sabine Schwedhelm (Germany)
DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHYJohn Christian Rosenlund
EDITINGPål Gengenbach
MUSICJohn Erik Kaada
SOUNDMorten Solum (sound recordist)
Petter Fladeby (sound design)
ART DIRECTIONEva (Vava) Norèn (prod. designer)
Tim Pannen (art director Germany)
COSTUMESKaren Fabricius Gram
MAKE UP HAIRTherese R. Gaarde
LINKSwww.home-for-christmas.pandorafilm.de www.the-match-factory.com