Thelma - an ominous, unnerving, and strangely powerful thriller about the most devious of human desires might appear to be a change of pace for Oslo, August 31st writer-director Joachim Trier, but the story tenses and frets with the same melancholy glimmer that courses through his dramas. Here, the Norwegian's filmmaker's signature brand of existential dread (always coupled with and complicated by a youthful sense of becoming), is expressed through style more than action. This isn't a movie where all that much happens, but every decision ripples with darkness. (David Ehrlich, IndieWire)

Director's Biography
Joachim Trier
Born in 1974, Joachim Trier studied at The National Film and Television School in London, and is the
most acknowledged Norwegian filmmaker of the past decades. After his widely acclaimed debut  “Reprise” he participated in the Un Certain Regard section in Cannes with “Oslo, August 31st”. His third feature film “Louder Than Bombs” became the first Norwegian film in 36 years in competition at the Cannes Film Festival.

Film Selection: Thelma (2017) 
— Louder Than Bombs (2015) 
— Oslo, 31. August (Oslo, August 31st,  2011; CE’12)
 — Reprise (2006; CE’07)
European Panorama Fiction 2018
Joachim Trier
Norway / France / Denmark / Sweden 2017
116 minutes
OV with English subtitles
Screenplay Joachim Trier, Eskil Vogt
Cinematography Jakob Ihre
Editing Olivier Bugge Coutté
Sound/Sounddesign Christoffer Demby
Music Ola Fløttum
With Eili Harboe, Kaya Wilkins, Henrik Rafaelsen,
Ellen Dorrit Petersen, Grethe Eltervåg
Producer(s) Thomas Robsahm
Motlys, Film i Väst, Le Pacte, Filmpod Nord, Snowglobe, B-Reel Films, Don't Look Now

Austrian Premiere
Rechte Österreich / Austrian Rights

Weltpremiere / World Premiere
Toronto International Film Festival 2017

Premierenstatus / Premiere Status
Austrian Premiere