Norway scoops top prize at Nordic Talents 2014

In their common statement about Calmeyer and Fasting’s project, the jury said: “Storm is a well-thought drama with a strong and meaningful theme. The jury was impressed by the very well-performed pitch and convincing reflections on the plot and character development. This was also supported by watching the previous work of the creative team involved. We’re looking forward to seeing the feature film soon.”

Synopsis: A young girl is accused of pushing her brother into the river, causing his death. Her father, Jacob, is left with the impossible dilemma: to bury the accusations or investigate the death, knowing he may find his own daughter guilty.

The NT14 jury: Executive Director of Eurimages Roberto Olla, animation film director Kari Juusonen (FI), Director of Programmes at TV4 Åsa Sjöberg (SW) and Stine Helgeland Head of Promotion and International Relations ar NFI (NO).