Oslo, August 31st / Oslo, 31. august
Joachim Trier, Norway, 2011.
Directed by: Joachim Trier
Script: Eskil Vogt, Joachim Trier
Producer: Yngve Sæther, Sigve Endresen, Hans-Jørgen Osnes
Production company: Motlys AS, Don’t Look Now AS
Cinematography: Jakob Ihre
Editing: Olivier Bugge Coutté
Music: Torgny Amdam, Ola Fløttum
Cast: Anders Danielsen Lie, Malin CrĂ©pin, Aksel M. Thanke, Hans Olav Brenner, Ingrid Olava, Øystein Røger, Tone B. Mostraum, Kjærsti Odden Skjeldal, Emil Lund
Format: 35 mm
Running time: 96'

Anders will soon complete his drug rehabilitation in the countryside. As part of the program, he is allowed to go into the city for a job interview. But he takes advantage of the leave and stays on in the city, drifting around, meeting people he hasn't seen in a long while. Thirty-four-year-old Anders is smart, handsome and from a good family, but deeply haunted by all the opportunities he has wasted, all the people he has let down. He is still relatively young, but feels his life in many ways is already over. For the remainder of the day and long into the night, the ghosts of past mistakes will wrestle with the chance of love, the possibility of a new life and the hope to see some future by morning.

Awards and Festivals
Cannes Film Festival 2011

Directors Biography
Joachim Trier was born in Copen­hagen and is a graduate of the National Film and Television School in England. He has made several acclaimed short films, including 'Pietà' (1999), 'Still' (2001) and 'Procter' (2002). His feature debut, 'Reprise' (2006) won numerous prizes. 'Oslo, August 31st' (2011) is his second feature.

Location and screening schedule:
TUĹ KANAC CINEMA, Thursday, October 20th at 10.30
EUROPA CINEMA, Thursday, October 20th at 19.30
EUROPA CINEMA, Friday, October 21st at 15.00
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