DOING GOOD

By Margreth OLIN

FIRST HAND FILMS - as SALES

Documentary - Completed 2016

The importance of hope: Margreth Olin has filmed 22 people meeting the healer Joralf Gjerstad. Over the past 65 years, around 50.000 people have traveled to the small village Snasa in the north of Norway, hoping that he'd be able to help them.

    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • NORWAY
    • Languages
    • NORWEGIAN
    • Duration
    • 98 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Margreth OLIN
    • Producer(s)
    • Margreth OLIN (Speranza Film)
    • Synopsis
    • A childhood ruined by bullying. A mishap during surgery. Unexpected, terminal illness. Self loathing inherited through generations. Living with constant anxiety.Then, suddenly, a compassionate gesture from a total stranger changes your whole life.
      What actually happens? Can we as a society learn something from one man ́s genuine compassion? Can this film teach us anything about our ability to conquer illness? When Margreth was in the final stage of editing this film, her husband suddenly suffered a massive stroke. How do we recreate ourselves?
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