European Film Showcase


  • Description
  • A magnificent film about love in the borderland between realism

    and surrealism, created by Norwegian film's most prominent

    lyric poet. Raw and brutal, tender and magical, this film dares to

    explore the limits of the medium.

    Simon and Lillian are lovers, sprung from the wild northern

    Norwegian landscape. But due to his association with Russian

    partisans during World War II, Simon becomes entangled in a

    fateful intrigue. After the war, he resumes his former Russian

    connections - this time as an agent for Soviet intelligence. His

    life at home becomes increasingly difficult, and his double life

    wears on his relationship with his beloved Lillian, his friends and

    his family.

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