It’s Christmas Eve, and Synnøve is searching for her drug-addicted daughter Michelle in an almost desolated city. (Synnøve and Michelle are mother and daughter in real life and play versions of themselves in a story that is close to their own lives.)


Duration: 15min.

Country: Norway

Language: Swedish, Norwegian

Year: 2021

Genre: Fiction (Drama)

Topic: Biography, Childhood, Documentary, Family, Human Relationship, Human Rights, Loneliness, Motherhood, Mourning, Poverty, Society, Women

Cast & Crew

Director: Aslak Danbolt

Production company: The End

Writer: Aslak Danbolt

Cinematographer: Lukasz Zamaro

Editor: Mathias Hamre Askeland

Actors: Synnøve Muren , Michelle Muren

Distributor Company: Promofest

Festivals & Awards


Go Short – International Short Film Festival Nijmegen

Norwegian Short Film Festival Grimstad Norwegian Short Film Festival Grimstad Terje Vigen Award

Ankara Accessible Film Festival Ankara Accessible Film Festival Best Short Film & Best Director

Aesthetica Short Film Festival

GwangHwaMun International Short Film Festival

Tirana International Film Festival

Bergen International Film Festival

Izmir International Short Film Festival

Brussels Independent Film Festival

Sydney World Film Festival Sydney World Film Festival Best Narrative Short

ShorTS International Film Festival

Brooklyn Film Festival (BFF)

Verona International Film Festival Verona International Film Festival Best Short Fiction

Ferfilm Festival Ferfilm Festival Best Fiction

Visioni Corte International Film Festival

Hong Kong Arthouse Film Festival

Skyline Indie Film Fest

SF Shorts Film Festival


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