Magazine article Screen International

Motlys Readies Slate Including Myren and Vogt Debuts

Magazine article Screen International

Motlys Readies Slate Including Myren and Vogt Debuts

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Norwegian producer Sigve Endresen, of Oslo-based production outfit Motlys, is building on the outfit's recent success with the likes of TurnMe On, Goddammit; Oslo, August 31; and The Orheim Company with a busy slate.

"Motlys has become a brand of quality cinema - we work with Norway's most talented writers and directors," added Endresen, who instigated the company in 1983 and himself helmed several documentaries, among others For harde livet (For Your Life), which won three Amandas in 1989, including Best Documentary and Best Feature.

In Haugesund, Motlys premiered Norwegian director Dag Johan Haugerud's I Belong (Som du ser mig), a tragicomedy produced by Yngve Sæther about human differences, which was awarded the first Viaplay Nordic Film Award Haugesund, prior to its domestic release on September 14 through Norsk Filmdistribusjon.

Norwegian director Rune Denstad Langlo's Chasing the Wind (Jag etter vind), is now in post-production for a spring 2013 release. …

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