Where Man Returns

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    Where Man Returns

    Hvor man vender tilbake

    Directed by

    Norway

    2019

    71 min

    • Norwegian

    Documentary

    A man, a dog, a cabin near the sea. Steinar, age 75, has chosen to live a life in communion with nature. He lives in an isolated, frozen universe at the outermost point of Europe, barely one kilometer from the Norwegian-Russian border.

    Festivals

    Credits

    Screenplay
    Egil Håskjold Larsen
    Cinematography
    Egil Håskjold Larsen
    Sales
    RISE AND SHINE WORLD SALES
    Production
    YELLOW LOG AS

    Press

    The beautiful cinematography almost makes us forget that Larsen has to be there filming and that the man, at least whilst the cameras are rolling, is not alone.

    Kaleem Aftab, Cineuropa

    Egil Håskjold Larsen

    Egil Håskjold Larsen

    Norway

    Egil Håskjold Larsen grew up in the wilderness of northern Norway. In the remote village of Jarfjord, just next to the Norwegian border to Russia, they were 3 people in his class. He then finished his education as a still photographer from Anadolu University in Turkey, before taking a Masters degree in documentary film from Volda University. Egil has worked as a cinematographer on several fiction and documentary films, including works with directors like Victor Kossakovsky.
    His first feature documentary as a director, 69 MINUTES OF 86 DAYS (2017), earned him several international awards, including the Emerging Filmmaker Award at Hot Docs. His second feature length documentary, WHERE MAN RETURNS, premiered as the opening film in Tromsø International Film Festival in January 2019.

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