HOPE

By Maria Sødahl

HOPE is Norway's official entry for the 93rd Academy Awards
The film won the European Cinemas Label award for best film in Berlin's Panorama section

FACTS

Title: HOPE
Original title: HÅP
Director: Maria Sødahl
Cast: Andrea Bræin Hovig, Stellan Skarsgård
Genre: Drama
Duration: 125 min
Language: NORWEGIAN
Country of origin: Norway
Scriptwriter: Maria Sødahl
Cinematographer: Manuel Alberto Claro
Editor: Christian Siebenherz
Production Company: Motlys
Producers: Thomas Robsahm
Production year: 2019
Executive producers: Yngve Sæther, Espen Osmundsen
Budget EUR: 2.7M
Local release: 22-11-2019
Film status: Internationally Premiered

What happens with love when a woman in the middle of her life gets three months left to live? Anja (43) lives with Tomas (59) in a large family of biological children and stepchildren. For years, the couple have grown independent of each other. When Anja gets a terminal brain cancer diagnosis the day before Christmas, their life breaks down and exposes neglected love.

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Festival overview

Berlin International Film Festival 
Awards: European Cinemas Label for best film inPanorama section
2020-02-20

Toronto International Film Festival
09-05-2019