The Model is definitely one of our favourites from the Göteborg Film Festival – a mostly English-language film about an aspiring model. While at first the premise of The Model sounds familiar, it’s the models ambitious and immature nature that finds her becoming complicit in her fate.  It’s an effective and dramatic film that provides new perspectives on the fashion industry.

The film follows the story of aspiring model Emma (Maria Palm), who dreams of working a catwalk show for Chanel. This is her ultimate aim as she leaves her . . .

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Emma Vestrheim

Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.