Sons of Norway
Teory og Praksis

A film by Jens Lien

2011 Norway - Comedy Drama


Nikolaj moves to Rykkin, where his father has helped design the new satellite town. His father is playful, a self-declared free spirit. He firmly believes that a new community spirit will flourish in Rykkin. Nikolaj tries to make sense of life under the thumb of his optimistic and energetic father. They're a happy little alternative family - until his mother is suddenly killed in a traffic accident.His father spirals into self-centred grief, and Nikolaj is left to deal with his sorrow over the loss of his mother and the disintegration of his family. As things fall apart at home, Nikolaj is drawn to the darker side of Rykkin.His father claws his way back from the brink, eyeing new opportunities in his son's interest in punk rock. He applauds Nikolaj's rebellion. But how can Nikolaj grow when his father is more of a child than he is ?

  • cast

    • Åsmund Høeg
    • Sven Nordin
    • Sonja Richter
    • Camilla Friisk
    • Trond Nilsen
    • Tony Veisle Skarpsmo
  • crew

    • Producer
    • Antoine Simkine (Les Films d)
    • Producer
    • Christian Fredrik Martin (Friland Produksjon )
    • Producer
    • Asle Vatn (Friland Produksjon )
    • Screenplay
    • Nikolaj Frobenius
    • Editor
    • Vidar Flataukan
    • Music
    • Jan Inge
    • Production Designer
    • Are Sjaastad
    • Cinematographer
    • Morten Sà¸borg


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