North is a road movie comedy on skidoo in nature romantic environments.
This is the story about Jomas who has isolated himself in a sad and lonely existence after a mental breakdown five years ago. On a skidoo and with 5 litres of moonshine as lunch packets, Jomar leaves for his dramatic trip towards Tammokdalen where his ex girlfriend and his child lives.
It becomes a strange journey where Jomar does what he is able to fot not arriving his destination, and where he during the trip get to know other weak and confused souls who all contributes to push Jomar unwillingly to continue his journey towards reality.
2009 Berlin International Film Festival: Europa Cinemas Label
2009 Berlin International Film Festival: FIPRESCI prize for Best Film in the Panorama
2009 Titanic International Flimfest Budapest, Hungary: The Breaking Waves Award
2009 Tribeca Film Festival, USA: Best New Narrative Filmmaker
Jury Comments: “Rune Denstad Langlo, formerly a documentary filmmaker, shows a mastery of comedic direction in “North.” His consummate vision, strong grasp of story and command of the language of cinema make him a standout amidst a strong pool of candidates.”
2009 Transilvania International Film Festival, Cluj, Romania: Best Cinematography Award to Philip Øgaard
2009 Transilvania International Film Festival, Cluj, Romania: Transilvania Trophy (main award)
2009 Brussels Film Festival, Belgium: Best Scene
2009 Leipzig Filmkunstmesse, Germany: Audience Award
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