DE USKYLDIGE

Norway

Synopsis

During the bright Nordic summer, a group of children reveal their dark and mysterious powers when the adults aren't looking. In this original and gripping supernatural thriller, playtime takes a dangerous turn.

Director's Biography

Graduating from La Fémis in Paris, Eskil Vogt's directing debut, BLIND, premiered at Sundance in 2014 where it won him The World Cinema Screenwriting Award before going on to win more than 20 international awards including the European Cinema Label Best Film Award at the Panorama Section of the Berlinale. In Norway, the film won him national film awards for writing and directing as well as the Critics’ Prize for film of the year. He also has a longstanding and close collaboration with Joachim Trier including the scripts for the features REPRISE (2006), OSLO, AUGUST 31st (2011), LOUDER THAN BOMBS (2015), THELMA (2017) and THE WORST PERSON IN THE WORLD (2021).

FILMOGRAPHY:
2021 - THE INNOCENTS
2014 - BLIND
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Cast & Crew

Directed by: Eskil Vogt

Written by: Eskil Vogt

Produced by: Maria Ekervhovd

Cinematography: Sturla Brandth Grøvlen

Editing: Jens Christian Fodstad

Production Design: Simone Grau Roney

Costume Design: Marianne Sembsmoen

Make-Up & Hair: Anniken Aarvik

Casting: Kjersti Paulsen

Main Cast: Rakel Lenora Fløttum (Ida), Alva Brynsmo Ramstad (Anna), Sam Ashraf (Ben), Mina Yasmin Bremseth Asheim (Aisha)

Nominations and Awards

  • Feature Film Selection 2021