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GIFFONI EXPERIENCE 2015 - 17.26 July

Sections & Films

BEATLES

Category: Edition 2015

Synopsis
Four teenage boys are growing up in Oslo at the time when Beatlemania hits Norway. Kim, Gunnar, Ola and Seb each take on one of the Fab Fours names, and they plan to start their own outfit, The Snafus. Like many teenage dreams, this one never comes to fruition, but the need to save up for instruments becomes the drive behind much of what they do as they blunder through their formative years, struggling with archaic textbooks and ancient teachers, discovering girls, being beaten up by rival gangs, experimenting with alcohol, and finding their footing as activists.

Original Title BEATLES
Category Official Competition
Section Generator +13
Tipology Feature Film
Duration 110'
Production Year 2014
Nationality Norway
Directed by Peter Flinth
Screenplay Axel Hellstenius
Based on the book ""
by Lars Saabye Christensen
Director of photography Philippe Kress
Editor Vidar Flataukan
Production Design Peter De Neergaard
Sound Tormod Ringnes
Music Magne Furuholmen
Main cast Louis Williams (Kim)
Ole Nicolai Jørgensen (Gunnar)
Halvor Schultz (Ola)
Håvard Jackwitz (Seb)
Susanne Boucher (Cecilie)
Peter Gantzler (Cecilie’s father)
Produced by Jørgen Storm Rosenberg

Peter-FlinthOKPeter Flinth
Born 1964, Copenhagen. In 1993 he graduated from the National Film School of Denmark. In 1997 he made his debut feature film, EYE OF THE EAGLE (ØRNENS ØJE). Then he directed several feature films, such as OLSEN GANG JUNIOR (OLSEN BANDEN JUNIOR, 2001) and THE FAKIR (FAKIREN FRA BILBAO, 2004), which was screened at the Giffoni Film Festival 2004.

production
Storm Rosenberg AS
Maridalsvn. 87, N-0461 Oslo - Norway
phone +47 21378081
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www.stormrosenberg.no

festival contact
Norwegian Film Institute
Dronningens gate 16, 0152 Oslo - Norway
phone + 47 22474500
fax + 47 22474599
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www.nfi.no