JOHN M. JACOBSEN
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Filmkameratene AS has produced more than 30 feature films and 70 television episodes. Its productions have won numerous national and international awards and constantly been among Norway’s most seen productions either in the cinema or on television. Among its most recent cinema titles are THE LION WOMAN, BØRNING 2, KINGS BAY and OPERATION MUMMY.
The company has a track record that includes the first Norwegian co-production with a Hollywood studio, the first Norwegian film to be remade in Hollywood, the first Norwegian film in an indigenous language, the first Norwegian film shown in the 70 mm format, the first Norwegian animated feature, the first Norwegian film using CGI-effects significantly and the first Norwegian film to put the spotlight on the capitals criminal environment.
The company has also produced the Norwegian film with the most awards at home and abroad. Its founder John M. Jacobsen has won every Norwegian honorary film award and has been made Commander of the Order of St. Olaf by King Harald V for his contribution to the Norwegian film industry.
OPERATION MUMMY 2019
Genre: Family Film
Director: Grethe Bøe
Screenplay: Grethe Bø
Cast: Emma Pedersen Kilane, Thomas Farestveit, Anneke von der Lippe, Rolf Kristian Larsen, Pål Sverre Hagen, Eldar Vågan
The local museum is planning an exhibit on ancient Egypt, and the crowning attraction will be a several-thousand-year-old mummy. But during the preparations a series of accidents occur. Could the rumors be true – is the mummy cursed? Or is someone out to sabotage the exhibit? This means a new case for the child detectives Tiril and Oliver.
THE LION WOMAN 2016
Director: Vibeke Idsøe
Screenplay: Vibeke Idsøe based on the bestselling novel by Erik Fosnes Hansen
Cast: Rolf Lassgård, Burghart Klaussner, Lisa Loven Kongsli, Ken Duken, Connie Nielsen
In 1912 a girl is born covered with hair from head to toe. This leads initially to a life in isolation, but her exceptional intelligence will take her from a small railroad station community into the big world. A both emotionally gripping and fascinating story in the tradition of THE ELEPHANT MAN (1980) and MASK (1985).
Sold to every international territory
BØRNING 2 2016
Director: Hallvard Bræin
Screenplay: Linn-Jeanethe Kyed, Anne Elvedal
Cast: Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Ida Husøy, Sven Nordin, Otto Jespersen, Henrik Mestad
In this sequel, Roy the main character is released from jail after participating in an illegal street race. He is now ready to get his life back on track, but when he finds out his daughter is participating in a race from the west coast of Norway to Murmansk in Russia, everything changes. This is a story about a special and challenging relationship between a father and daughter, which takes place on the icy roads of the Nordic parts of Europe. It’s a thrilling, loving and funny story with a lot of unique cars and beautiful scenery that will make your eyes glued to the screen from beginning to end.
Børning 2 has the biggest opening day in Norwegian film history, and had the best opening weekend in 2016