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Fanny Ovesen
  • Norway
  • 18"
  • 2019
Friday 6, 21:00
Cine Amor
• 75 min.


Anarchy emerges at a public pool party when a group of small girls push the limits of their strength and power.

It´s a birthday party at a public pool disco, and underdog Ronja challenges the girls’ alpha female to battle for dominance. The game escalates quickly, and as the thirst for power grows, Ronja and the other girls lose control.

Festivals and awards

Berlinale - Berlin Int. Film Festival, 2019
Aspen Shortsfest, 2019 - Best Student Film
BlueCat Short Film Festival LA, 2019 - Best Short Film
The Norwegian Short Film Festival, 2019 - Best Norwegian Film, Best Script and
Cinema in Sneakers Film Festival, 2019 - Special Mention
Amanda - The Norwegian Film Festival, 2019 – Amanda Award for best short film
Moscow Short Film Festival, June 2019 - Best Director Award

Fanny Ovesen

Fanny Ovesen was born and raised in Gothenburg. After finishing a B.A. in culture and media production, she worked as director’s assistant and coordinator before starting at the Norwegian Film School.
Fanny has directed several award winning short films. Her latest one, Smile, premiered at The Norwegian Short Film Festival in Grimstad in 2017 and has since then been screened at film festivals nationally and internationally. It has been sold to both Aftenposten and Swedish Television.
‘She-Pack’ is Fanny’s graduation film from The Norwegian Film School. It’s based on the experiences of the team members’ youth and femininity.

Script: Maren Skolem
Director: Fanny Ovesen
Producer: Lotte Sandbu
DoP: Magga Vala
Prod. Design: Lena K. Hetleflåt
Editor: Anni Tiainen
Sound Design: Anna Nilsson
VFX Superv.: Ruben A. Lorås
Cast: Elen K. Frogner, Martine N. Hammerstad, Wiktoria Grzegorczyk, Marita A. Torve

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