The Norwegian films Thelma and What Will People Say have picked up Kanon Prizes at the Kosmorama Film Festival, which was held in Trondheim last week.
Thelma won awards for Best Actor (Henrik Rafaelsen), Best Actress (Eili Harboe – read our interview here), Best Editing (Olivier Bugge Coutté) and Best Score (Ola Fløttum). What Will People Say won Best Script (Iram Haq – read our interview in the new issue of Cinema Scandinavia), Best Director, Best producer (Maria Ekerhovd, Mer Film) and Best Supporting Actor (Adil Hussain).
The Kanon Award for Best Film went to The Rules of Everything, which is directed by Kim Hiorthøy.
The Kosmorama Trondheim International Film Festival was established in 2004 and aims to strengthen the film industry in central Norway. The programme contains a mix of international and Nordic content, and this year’s festival included a retrospective on Ingmar Bergman.