ANGELS ABOVE TOTEN (ENGLER OVER TOTEN) 2016-2017
Engler over Toten (Angels Above Toten) is both a live performance and a short film. The performance (60 minutes) that was the first production with R.E.D. Residency Company was choreographed by Sudesh Adhana and Ella Fiskum and perforemed with the five dancers: Sudesh Adhana, Erlend Auestad Danielsen, Ella Fiskum, Ingrid Kvalvik Sørensen and Charlott Utzig, sound by Houwaida Goull and light by Kyrre Heldahl Karlsen. It was premiered at R.E.D. ARENA's official opening in October 2016. The performance has later has been shown at: Spazio 40 in Rome February 2017, Gorky R- studio (epilouge version) February 2017, Balke senteret in Norway June 2017, Bollywood Festival September 2017, Bygdø Kongsgård in Oslo September 2017, and 4bid in Amsterdam November 2017.
The shortfilm (17 minutes) had it's premiere at Gjøvik Kino (Cinema) on December 5th, 2017.
"Angels above Toten" is a love story played out between heaven and earth, the past and the present, the urban and the rural life. In the film, we meet Adolf a young angel visiting Toten. Here Adolf falls in love with Lena, a former artist with a cosmopolitan lifestyle that has moved to a farm in rural Norway with her family.
Writer/Director/Producer: Ella Fiskum
Chroegraphers: Sudesh Adhana/Ella Fiskum
Cinematography/Director on Set:Elisabeth Rom
Executive Producer: Østnorsk Filmsenter
Cast:Erlend Auestad Danielsen, Ella Fiskum, Sudesh Adhana, Charlott Utzig, Ingrid Kvalvik Sørensen
Sound: Houwaida Goulli.
Logline: A young angel falls inlove with an former artist living in a countryside of Toten, Norway, and he faces the dilemma of wanting to become a human.
Festivals: Movimiento en Movimiento 2017, Mexico City 2017, Perlefilm Gjøvik Kino 2017.
Screening: California Institute of Arts, February 2018.
Status: Distribution through R.E.D. as
Release: December 2017
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