Fjellet/The Mountain  (2011) is the second feature film of Norwegian director Ole Giæver. Released in 2011, the film has an extremely minimal storyline, yet a dynamic and deep emotional-line. It terms of the narrative events, it can be described simply as a film about Nora (played by actress Marte Magnusdotter Solem) and Solveig (Ellen Dorrit Petersen), a two woman couple, who take a cathartic four-day hiking trip to a snowy mountain in the interior of Norway, after the loss of their 4 year-old child in what appears to have been the result of . . .

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