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30 Jan – 9 Feb 2025

Joachim Trier

Joachim TRIER (1974, Copenhagen, Denmark) grew up in Norway and is a graduate of the British National Film and Television School. He gained national and international acclaim with commercials and his prize-winning short films. Trier made his feature directing debut with Reprise (2006). Oslo, August 31st, his second film, was selected for the Un Certain Regard section at the Cannes film festival in 2011. Thereafter, he directed Louder Than Bombs (2015), Thelma (2017), the documentary Den andre Munch (2018, doc) and The Worst Person in the World (2020).

Filmography

Still (2001, short), Proctor (2002, short), Reprise (2006), Oslo, 31. august/Oslo, August 31st (2011), Louder Than Bombs (2015), Thelma (2017), Den andre Munch (2018, doc), The Worst Person in the World (2021)

More info: Wikipedia, Joachim Trier

Joachim Trier at IFFR

  • Reprise

    Originally constructed tragicomic and occasionally satirical story surprises right to the end. Norwegian Oscar submission is about the pitfalls of you

    • Cinema of the Future: Sturm und Drang
  • The Worst Person in the World

    ​​A mildly-ironic romantic comedy about the struggles of a millennial in Oslo. The dazzling Renate Reinsve won Best Actress at Cannes.

    • Limelight
  • Oslo, August 31st

    Trier (Reprise) does not attempt to invalidate clichés about Scandinavia (depression, suicide): his lead has just quit drugs, but can think of little

    • Bright Future