A film by: Joost van der Wiel

The 60-year-old Nils has turned his back on society and has taken his refuge in a small wooden cabin in the mountains of Norway. Despite his attempt to distance himself from the world, Nils brought his cellphone and is confronted with his urge to have contact with others. This documentary describes and observes how Nils is trying to find the balance between being in touch with nature, himself and his family. This film explores the question of durable contact, and how and with whom you can manage it.

Country: Netherlands
Length: 73′
Completion: 03/2019
Genre: documentary
Screening format: DCP, H264, ProRes
Spoken language: Norwegian
Subtitle language: English

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  1. Movies That Matter, Netherlands (22 – 30 March, 2019)
    Dutch Movies Matter
  2. Trento Film Festival, Italy (25 April – 5 May, 2019)
    Main Competition
  3. Gdansk DocFilm Festival, Poland (29 May – 1 June, 2019)
    Main Competition Special Jury Mention
  4. Working Title Film Festival, Italy (2 – 4 October, 2019)

Director: Joost van der Wiel
Producer: Wout Conijn
Screenplay: Joost van der Wiel
Cinematographer: Rogier Timmermans, Joost van der Wiel
Editor: Herman P Koerts, Tom Denoyette
Composer: Tobias Borkert
Executive Producer: Constant van Panhuys
Broadcaster: KRO / NCRV