Nordic Films at Clermont ISFF 2021

Here you can find the Nordic films at Clermont ISFF 2021: five films in the Official Selection, 18 shorts at Market and one project at Euro Connection Forum.

Nordic shorts at Clermont ISFF

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Sweden / 2020 / Drama, Comedy
In International Competition


DIRECTOR Morgane Dziurla-Petit
SCRIPT Morgane Dziurla-Petit
PRODUCER Paul Blomgren DoVan, GötaFilm
CAST Evalena Ljung-Kjellberg

60-year-old Sally is longing for happiness, and love. Lately her searching has been complicated by the fact that she resembles the newly elected American president.


Finland / 2020 / Fiction
In International Competition


DIRECTOR Siiri Halko
SCRIPT Petra Koivula
CAST Mikko Kauppila, Sami Lanki, Samuli Jaskio, Tuire Tuomisto, Frédéric Baduel

Veikka is about to leave his workplace, a construction site, to start a new life in the big city. Veikka thinks the goodbyes will go smoothly, but a rare situation appears: there’s a baby in the crane.


Orgiastic Hyper-Plastic

Denmark, United Kingdom / 2020 / Animation / 7 min
In Lab Competition


SCRIPT Paul Bush
PRODUCER Lana Tankosa Nikolic and Paul Bush
ANIMATION Paul Bush, Philip Piaget, Christophe Peladan, Shinobu Soejima, Kristina Sletting Jensen

An animated extravaganza of plastic collected from beaches, roadsides, attics and junk shops. This is an elegy to a love affair that has gone sour, a fond farewell to that most beautiful material that has enslaved our planet – plastic.


Pearl Diver

Norway / 2020 / Animation / 9 min
In International Competition


DIRECTOR Margrethe Danielsen
SCRIPT Margrethe Danielsen
PRODUCER Endre Eidsaa Larsen, Høgskulen i Volda
ANIMATION Margrethe Danielsen, Claudia Munksgaard-Palmqvist

Three couples are drifting apart. A hedgehog falls for a balloon, but struggles to keep up with his grooming routine. There is a coldness between an arctic couple, and two oysters are longing to meet.



Sweden / 2020 / Fiction / 13 min
In International Competition


DIRECTOR Jonatan Etzler
SCRIPT Jonatan Etzler
PRODUCER Isabella Rodriguez
CAST Pontus Liedberg, Tove Wiréen, Victor Iván

There’s a man floating around in an indoor swimming pool. The police order him to get out, to be arrested, but the man refuses.


Otto Suuronen

Advisor / International Promotion
and Cultural Export of Short Films

Christof Wehmeier

Head of Festival Promotion

Iris Telma Olafsdottir

Project Coordinator

Jing Haase

Festival Manager,
Shorts and Docs

Josefina Mothander

Festival Manager,
Shorts and Docs

Toril Simonsen

Manager International Relations,
Documentary Films

Arna Marie Bersaas

Advisor International Relations,
Drama series and Short films