Petter Aaberg, Sverre Kvamme, Denmark, 2021

103 min.Documentary

In 2017 Petter (24) decides to end his life, but at the very last moment, is stopped by the police. His best friend, Sverre, is determined to help and suggests they make a film to keep Petter busy and focused on getting better. Equipped with a camera, they search the streets of Oslo to find out how other troubled souls deal with their lives. With a naive and spontaneous approach, they end up in dramatic and unpredictable situations. By getting to know the destructive patterns of the people they encounter, Petter becomes aware of his own.
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Original title Nattebarn
Danish title Nattebarn
Keywords Norway, Young people, mentally ill, The, Suicide, Loneliness, Fear, Narcotics, Gender identity, Sweethearts, 2020-2030
Director Petter Aaberg, Sverre Kvamme
Screenplay Petter Aaberg, Sverre Kvamme
Producer Carsten Aanonsen, Patricia Drati
Director of Photography Petter Aaberg, Sverre Kvamme
Editor Christoffer Heie
Sound Gunn Tove Grønsberg
Composer Christoffer Berg, Tora Vinter
Production country Denmark, Norway
Domestic distribution TV2
DFI subsidy Konsulentstøtte
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Production company Indie Film
Co-production Good Company Pictures
With support from Norsk Filminstitutt, Det Danske Filminstitut, Viken Filmsenter, Fond for lyd og bilde Kulturrådet, Bergesenstiftelsen, Fritt Ord, Stiftelsen DAM, Mediefabrikken
In collaboration with VGTV, TV2 Danmark, RTS, Nordisk Film Shortcut, Mental Helse Ungdom
Domestic distribution TV2


Direction Petter Aaberg
Direction Sverre Kvamme


Screenplay Petter Aaberg
Screenplay Sverre Kvamme


Producer Carsten Aanonsen
Producer Patricia Drati
Creative producer Even Benestad
Assisting producer Maria Helga Stürup
Assisting producer Carsten Aanonsen
Assisting producer Guro Sollie Hansebakken


Cinematographer Petter Aaberg
Cinematographer Sverre Kvamme


Editor Christoffer Heie


Composer Christoffer Berg
Composer Tora Vinter


Sound designer Gunn Tove Grønsberg

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