Roos visits her mother in Norway yearly, but this time it’s different: she brings bad news. However, old pain and numerous reproaches keep Roos from sharing anything with her mother. With the help of her half brother and an old love, the two women reconcile and Roos is ready to take her next and inescapable step.
Festival Selection: Toronto International Film Festival, Film Festival Oostende (BE), Vancouver International Film Festival, Chicago International Film Festival, Nordic Film Days Lübeck, Germany, IFF Haugesund, Norway, Kolkata International Film Festival India, Noordelijk Filmfestival the Netherlands, European Film Forum Scanorama, Lithuania, Cairo International Film Festival, Egypt, Les Arcs European Film Festival, France, Festival del Cinema Europa Lecce, Italy, Cleveland International Film Festival, USA, Film Festival Kitzbühel, Austria
Awards: 'Interfilm Church Prize' at the Nordic Film Days Lübeck, 'Best Artistic Contribution Award' at the Cairo International Film Festival, 'Prix Cineuropa' at Les Arcs European Film Festival, 'Special Jury Award and the Audience Award' at Festival del Cinema Europa in Lecce Italy, 'Best Original Soundtrack' at the BUMA Awards 2018 in the Netherlands.
Cast: Rifka Lodeizen, Elsie de Brauw, Jakob Oftebro, Marcus Hanssen
Direction: Boudewijn Koole
Script: Jolein Laarman
Producer: The Film Kitchen
Co-producer: Sweet Films (Norway)
Genre: Feature film
Status: Nederlandse bioscoop release: 2 maart 2017
Shooting period: maart-april 2015
Financiers: Netherlands Film Fund, CoBO, Netherlands Film Production Incentive, Abraham Tuschinski Fund, FilmCamp Norway, Norwegian Film Institute, Eurimages
Distributor: September Film
Sales: Pluto Film