Norwegian Film Screenings at Toronto


1001 Grams, 2014, Dir: Bent Hamer

1001 Grams (Bent Hamer)

When Norwegian scientist Marie attends a seminar in Paris on the actual weight of a kilo, it is her own measurement of disappointment, grief and, not least, love, that ends up on the scale. Finally Marie is forced to come to terms with how much a human life truly weighs and which measurements she intends to live by.

Fri, Sept  5
Sun, Sept 7
Tue, Sept 9
Tue, Sept 9
Sun, Sept 14
2:00 PM
6:30 PM
2:45 PM
9:30 PM
7:00 PM
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Special Presentation

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Miss Julie (Dir: Liv Ullmann)

A country estate in Ireland in 1880s. Over the course of one midsummer night, in an atmosphere of wild revelry and loosened social constraints, Miss Julie and John, her father’s valet, dance and drink, charm and manipulate each other. Based on August Strindberg`s play Miss Julie.

Sun, Sept 7
Mon, Sept 8
Tue, Sept 9
Wed, Sept 10
Fri, Sept 12
2:00  PM
09:00 AM
5:30  PM
11:00 AM
11:30 PM
Winter Garden Theatre
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 Contemporary World Cinema

Out of Nature, 2014, Dir Ole Giæver

Out of Nature (Dir: Ole Giæver)

Out of Nature is a journey inside Martin’s head. A family father in his thirties living in a small town of Norway, he feels alienated in his own life and longs to get away. Out of Nature is an original, funny and tender film about how to take part in your own life as a husband, father and son.

Fri, Sept 5
Sat, Sept 6
Tue, Sept 9
Wed, Sept 10
Sat, Sept 13
4:45 PM
7:45 PM
11:30 AM
8.45 AM
6:00 PM
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Short Cuts Canada

Me and My Moulton, 2014, Dir: Torill Kove

Me and my Moulton (Dir: Torill Kove)

A seven year-old girl whose parents are unconventional modernist architects, wants her family to be like other Norwegian 1960’s families. This causes worries the summer she asks her parents for a bike. A new short by Academy Award winner Torill Kove.

Wed, Sept 10
Thu, Sept 11
Fri, Sept 12
11:00 AM
6:15 PM
2:45 PM
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  • A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence (Dir: Roy Anderson)

  • Duchtar/Daughter (Dir: Afia Nathaniel)

  • Flapping in the Middle of Nowhere (Dir: Diep Hoang Nguyen)

  • Force Majeure (Dir: Ruben Östlund)

  • Murder in Pacot (Dir: Raoul Peck)

  • Sunshine Superman (Dir: Marah Strauch)

  • The Look of Silence (Dir: Joshua Oppenheimer


via the Nordisk Film and TV Fund

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.