Living Amongst Lions / Leve blant løver

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The film is about young people suffering from a life-threatening disease: cancer. They live among lions, and through existential experiences, crises and reflections they can teach us „immortals“ a good deal about life. It is a paradox that in encountering death we can learn more about how to live.

Details

Country of Production
Norway

Year of Production
1998

Format
35 mm, Beta SP Pal

Length
52 / 83 min

Director
Sigve Endresen

Production
Motlys

Original Language
Norwegian

Subtitles
English

Festivals / Awards

Norwegian Short FF 1998 (Honorary mention)
Locarno IFF 1998
Nordisk Panorama 1998 (Best Nordic Documentary)
National Film Prize Amanda for Best Documentary 1998
IDFA 1998
Göteborg FF 1999
Cinéma de Réel 1999
Thessaloniki IDFF 1999