North of the Sun

Nordfor sola


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Inge Wegge, Jørn Nyseth Ranum / Norway / 2012 / 46 min.

Inge and Jørn are not your typical surfers. They have decided to experience a truly deep connection with the water and nature. For nine months, the two have been based on a deserted beach on an island off the coast of Norway, far beyond the Arctic Circle, where they have found not only perfect waves, but also a large quantity of washed-up waste. Their plan is to stay until they collect at least a tonne of the rubbish the sea deposits on the beach every day. Their perfect lifestyle as responsible surfers is completed by the fact that they live on out-of-date food while their van runs on reused oil. Featuring fantastic shots of nature, the film captures adventurous surfing during the polar night and its heroes’ “regular” beach life infused with the pure joy of living beyond civilisation. However, the two still have to ensure the basic conditions for survival ...



Thematic Category: ECO section

Production:
Arna Marie Bersaas
Norwegian Film Institute
Dronningens gate 16
N - 0152
Oslo
Norway
e-mail: amb@nfi.no
website: norwegianfilms.no