Bothersome man joins Hamer
by Annika Pham
Talented Norwegian actor Trond Fausa Aurvåg (The Bothersome Man [+see also:
interview: Jens Lien
interview: Jørgen Storm Rosenberg
film profile], Gone with the Woman [+see also:
film profile]) is currently in Östersund, Sweden, filming the new comedy drama by Bent Hamer, Home for Christmas.
Aursvåg is playing against Fridtjov Såheim (The Art of Negative Thinking [+see also:
film profile] and most recently Together [+see also:
film profile] by Matias Armand Jordal). Other cast members include Tomas Norström (Kitchen Stories) and Cecilie Mosli (Next Door [+see also:
film profile]). DoP is John Christian Rosenlund, who worked with Hamer on his previous film, O'Horten [+see also:
Based on a series of short stories by Norwegian writer Levi Henriksen, Home for Christmas weaves together the lives of people struggling to find their way home on a Christmas Eve. The title is produced by Hamer’s BulBul Films, in co-production with Hamer’s long time German co-producer Pandora Film, with support from the Norwegian Film Institute, Nordisk Film & TV Fond and Eurimages.
Shooting will next move to Stjørdal, Norway and the Ruhr region in Germany. Sandrew Metronome will handle the domestic release in the autumn 2010.
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