FROM GREEN TO WHITE

FRA GRØNT TIL HVITT

By Mona HOEL

FREEDOM FROM FEAR A/S - as PROD / FIN

Black comedy - Completed 2015

A raw and naked story of a young girl, encountering society after serving time in jail.
All alone and in deep need of parential recognition,
two painters show up to renovate her appartement, but end up changing her life.
This film is a portrait of a lost generation in the midst of perfect wealth.

    • Year of production
    • 2015
    • Genres
    • Black comedy, Drama
    • Countries
    • NORWAY
    • Languages
    • NORWEGIAN
    • Budget
    • 0.3 - 0.6 M$
    • Duration
    • 94 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Mona HOEL
    • Writer(s)
    • Mona HOEL
    • Producer(s)
    • Mona HOEL (Freedom From Fear), Åse MEYER
    • Synopsis
    • Elin is trying to reencounter society after serving time in jail. She urge for parential recognition but is moved into an appartement by the childwelfare to live on her own.
      A raw and naked story, full of black humour and love.

      Elin is fifteen and punished for drug dealing and robbing. Her father who is in the oil and gas bussiness, and whom she hardly ever meet after her parents divorce, buys her the appartment over internet, on recommandation from the childwelfare. He has never seen the place before his daughter moves in. All the walls are mucus green, and the place is in a very bad condition.
      Elin has a hard time finding a job, and have no money. She begs her dad permittion over the phone, to find cheap painters to get rid of the mucus green walls.
      Mattias and Raymond walks into her life in white paintingclothes, like angels at Elins resque. Take on the poorly paid job renovating her home, upset to realise that the young girl lives alone, and that she hasn´t eaten in three days.
      Slowly they redpaint her walls white, but also brighten up her bullied mind with recognition and care. and end up changing her life.
      Again Mona J Hoel digs into the debth of a wealthy society with a perfect fasade, describing a lost generation in the midst of material happiness.
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