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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‘Hope’ Review: Stunningly Acted Relationship Drama Inspired by Real…
29. January 2021
DEADLINE: NICOLE KIDMAN TO STAR AND EXEC PRODUCE SERIES ADAPTATION OF…
28. January 2021
HOPE wins the Europa Cinemas Label At Berlin International Film…
28. February 2020

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THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER: NICOLE KIDMAN, AMAZON SET TO ADAPT NORWEGIAN…
28. January 2021 / THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER / LACEY ROSE

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VARIETY: NICOLE KIDMAN TO STAR AND EXECUTIVE PRODUCE SERIES BASED ON…
28. January 2021 / VARIETY / MÓNICA MARIE ZORRILLA

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FROM BATTLING BRAIN CANCER TO DIRECTING AN OSCAR CONTENDER: MARIA…
20. January 2021 / STEVE POND / THE WRAP

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VARIETY: MARIA SØDAHL’S ‘HOPE’ TO REPRESENT NORWAY IN OSCAR RACE
22. November 2020 / ELSA KESLASSY / VARIETY

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OSCARS: NORWAY SUBMITS ‘HOPE’ TO INTERNATIONAL FEATURE FILM RACE
12. November 2020 / NANCY TARTAGLIONE / DEADLINE

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SCREENDAILY EXCLUSIVE: PICTUREHOUSE ENTERTAINMENT ACQUIRES ‘HOPE’…
31. January 2020 / BEN DALTON / SCREENDAILY

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MARIA SØDAHL’S ‘HOPE’ SELECTED FOR BERLIN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
17. December 2019 / CHARLOTTE ULDALL

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NORDISK FILM & TV FOND INTERVIEW: MARIA SØDAHL ON HOPE AND GIVING LOVE…
25. November 2019 / ANNIKA PHAM / NORDISK FILM & TV FOND

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DEADLINE: ‘HOPE’ DIRECTOR MARIA SØDAHL: “IT’S NOT A CANCER STORY” –…
15. September 2019 / DAMON WISE / DEADLINE

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Variety Interview: Maria Sødahl Makes a Comeback With Real-Life Drama…
7. September 2019 / Elsa Keslassy

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HOPE: Toronto Review by Screen Daily
7. September 2019 / Stephen Whitty

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Press Release: 'HOPE’ by Maria Sødahl selected for Toronto…
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TrustNordisk closes first sales on ‘Hope’ starring Stellan Skarsgard…
18. July 2019 / Wendy Mitchell / Screen Daily

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Stellan Skarsgard to Headline ‘Hope’ as TrustNordisk Boards Pic…
9. February 2019 / Elsa Keslassy / Variety

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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