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From the Balcony / Fra balkongen

Ole Giæver is a man of contemplation. Wandering and solitary dreaming plays a big part in his films, and in From the Balcony the Norwegian film-maker and young father offers us a soliloquy on the course of life and his most intimate reflections. Ole Giæver presents himself as one minuscule dot in the expanse of time and space. Through his journey, we see a collage of photographs, old home videos, purposely-filmed footage and even . . .

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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.