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The Meaning of Life

Nominated film (2016): Amandus STUDENT
  • Documentary
  • 33 min.
  • 9 years

The Meaning of Life

When a five year old wishes to take his own life, it’s the beginning of a 19 year long depression. In this autobiographical documentary, we get an insight into Truls desperate search for the meaning of life, and a possible reason for how it all started.

Language: NorskProduction year: 2016Country: NorwayLanguage: NorskDirector: Truls AagedalCinematography: Bendik FjerdingstadSound: Øystein F. SkattumMusic: Erlend Lian Flatin
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Winner: Amandus STUDENT: Audience Award (2017)

Honorable mention: Amandus STUDENT: Best documentary (2017)

Perhaps the most heartbreaking of a number of touching films in this selection, The Meaning of Life reveals a filmmaker that not only dares to expose his darkest thoughts and family history, but also takes enormous risks as a filmmaker - constantly experimenting to find ways to give us access to his inner world.

The Meaning of Life

When a five year old wishes to take his own life, it’s the beginning of a 19 year long depression. In this autobiographical documentary, we get an insight into Truls desperate search for the meaning of life, and a possible reason for how it all started.

laurel-enkel

Winner: Amandus STUDENT: Audience Award (2017)

Honorable mention: Amandus STUDENT: Best documentary (2017)

Perhaps the most heartbreaking of a number of touching films in this selection, The Meaning of Life reveals a filmmaker that not only dares to expose his darkest thoughts and family history, but also takes enormous risks as a filmmaker - constantly experimenting to find ways to give us access to his inner world.


        
Language: NorskProduction year: 2016Country: NorwayLanguage: NorskDirector: Truls AagedalCinematography: Bendik FjerdingstadSound: Øystein F. SkattumMusic: Erlend Lian Flatin