Cinema Scandinavia: How did you come up with the idea for Absolution?

Petri Kotwica: The starting point for writing this story was my own car accident a few years ago in 2011. In the middle of the summer I was driving on a road and for the first time in my life I fell asleep for just half a second. I ran off the road. Luckily enough I was the only one involved in that accident. During the recovery, which took 3-4 months, I had time to image what could’ve happened . . .

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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.