Magazine article Screen International

Two Crew Members Missing after Giant Wave Hits Shoot of Norwegian Feature

Magazine article Screen International

Two Crew Members Missing after Giant Wave Hits Shoot of Norwegian Feature

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While shooting high sea Sunday afternoon at Egersund on the Norwegian west coast, for Norwegian director Paul Magnus Lundø's feature debut, The Veil of Twilight (Skumringslandet), a three-member photo unit was hit by a giant wave and washed into the waters.

One of them managed to get ashore, while two - 25-year-old Mats Bjarg (working on the photography team) and 27-year-old Daniel Henriksbø (a producer) - are still missing. Rescue work was hampered by the strong storm.

"It was a terrible accident - the very nightmare for such a production," Norwegian actor Sverre Anker Ousdal, who plays a starring role, told local press. Cast and crew, who have been working on locations in the Sokndal region of the Rogaland since August, were offered bereavement counselling. …

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