By Andreas RIISER


Comedy - Development 2014

One part ridiculous. Two parts theatre. Enjoy.

    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • Comedy
    • Countries
    • NORWAY
    • Languages
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Andreas RIISER
    • Writer(s)
    • Erlend LOE
    • Producer(s)
    • Fredrik PRYSER (Fredrik Fiction AS)
    • Synopsis
    • Bror Telemann hates Germans.
      Well – he thinks they’re annoying: they don’t speak English, they use a translation program for emails and they did, after all, start World War I and II. In this black comedy, we follow Telemann and his family on their holiday, which is once again being spent in Germany. His wife, Nina, loves German culture, and found a house to rent from the Bader couple in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, a town with a very funny alias.
      While the kids do kid stuff and Nina goes hiking with the Baders, Telemann thinks about theater. He is a frustrated dramaturg, always looking for ”theater” in daily life. Much to his tittillated surprise he finds the promise for material in an unlikely persona: TV chef Nigella Lawson.
      As his obsession with the sultry chef grows, so does his distance from Nina, who begins to find her own ”theater” elsewhere. What begins as yet another holiday in Germany turns into a mess of twisted fantasies, a London getaway, 80’s music, truth, lies, and kinky chocolate. All in the name of damn good theater.
      The Telemann family is left trying to get back to normal. Or maybe they have found something better than normal instead?
      The film is an adaptation of Erlend Loe´s popular book “Quiet Days in Mixing Part”.
    • Partners & financing
    • Norwegian film Institute attached
      National distribution attached
      MEDIA development attached
      German co-producer required
      Int sales agent required
    • Beginning of shooting
    • May 01, 2014
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