PIONEER

PIONER

By Erik SJOLDBJÆRG

FRILAND - as PROD

Thriller - Completed 2011

Failure is not an option.

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Fest. Européen des Arcs 2013
Avant-premiere
    • Year of production
    • 2011
    • Genres
    • Thriller
    • Countries
    • NORWAY
    • Languages
    • NORWEGIAN
    • Budget
    • 3 - 5 M$
    • Duration
    • 100 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Erik SJOLDBJÆRG
    • Writer(s)
    • Hans GUNNARSSON, Kathrine VALEN, Cathinka NICOLAYSEN
    • Producer(s)
    • Christian Fredrik MARTIN (Friland), Asle VATN (Friland)
    • Synopsis
    • A complex and exhilarating character driven thriller set in the defining years of Norway’s remarkable oil adventure. The year is 1981. Deep-sea diver Peder joins an elite diving group involved in DeepEx, a Norwegian experiment related to the development of petroleum deposits at extreme depths in the North Sea. However, when one of the divers, Jørgen, starts suffering from epileptic seizures, and his closest friend Knut dies in what seems an unlikely accident, Peder begins to question the methods used by the oil companies and their relationship with the Norwegian government.
    • Partners & financing
    • Friland
      Sandrew Metronome
      Norwegian Film Institute
      Nordic Film and TV Fund
      Filmkraft
      Media program
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Aug 01, 2010
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