Releases Report: June-September 2015
02/07 – Gold Coast
The year is 1836. Danish botanist and visionary, Frederik Wulff, travels to Africa following orders from the king of Denmark. He is to monitor the work at a coffee plantation on the Gold Coast (now Ghana). The young Wulff writes about his desire to do good to his beloved Eleonora, but his best intentions and Christian belief is soon confronted with a harsh reality dominated by slave trade and unbelievable brutality.
03/09 – Lapland Odyssey 2
It’s been three years since we last met Janne and Inari. Since then, they’ve had a daughter named Lumi. Janne and his friends experience a new adventure, this time on an autumn night. The boys go to a party but end up chasing Lumi who has disappeared. Meanwhile, Inari enjoys a girls-night-out and has an adventure of her own.
August – The Wave
The experienced geologist Kristian Eikfjord has accepted a job offer out of town. He is getting ready to move from the city of Geiranger with his family, when he and his colleagues measure small geological changes in the underground. Kristian gets worried and his worst nightmare is about to come true, when the alarm goes off and the disaster is inevitable. With less than 10 minutes to react, it becomes a race against time in order to save as many as possible including his own family.
September – Louder Than Bombs
An upcoming exhibition celebrating renowned photographer Isabelle Reed three years after her untimely death brings her eldest son back to the family house – forcing him to spend more time with his father and withdrawn younger brother than he has in years. With the three of them under the same roof, the father Gene tries desperately to connect with his two sons, but they struggle to reconcile their feelings about the wife and mother they remember so differently.
September – Villmark 2
An old sanatorium is deteriorating in an isolated forest in the mountains. The elderly janitor is still living there to ensure that no one accesses the dangerous building. Five contract workers have taken on the task of tracking the huge building for hazardous waste before it is demolished. Over 300 rooms and kilometers of pipelines have to be screened in three days. They realize that the job is more than a search for asbestos and mercury when they encounter the buildings frightening past. Water is gushing from the old pipes, and brings the work to a halt. An attempt to close the water leakage leads them to the dark cellar, where they discover the horrible secrets from the sanatoriums past. You can demolish a building, but never remove the past.