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Nordfor sola (2012)

Inge Wegge (25) and Jørn Ranum (22) spent nine months of cold, Norwegian winter in the isolated and uninhabited bay of a remote, arctic island by the coast of Northern-Norway, facing ... See full summary »
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Inge Wegge (25) and Jørn Ranum (22) spent nine months of cold, Norwegian winter in the isolated and uninhabited bay of a remote, arctic island by the coast of Northern-Norway, facing nothing but the vast Atlantic Ocean. There they built a cabin out of driftwood and other cast-off materials that washed up on shore, and ate expired food the stores would otherwise have thrown away. But the boys brought with them two items of utmost importance: Their surfboards - perhaps their biggest motivation for the arctic adventure. Because the remote bay holds a well kept secret; Some of the worlds finest surfing waves. Written by Anonymous

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Well made and fascinating watching.
15 February 2016 | by ashleev-67366See all my reviews

I found this film to be interesting and inspiring. As one who is not overly interested in surfing itself, this film is well made and genuinely enjoyable to watch. The boys document an incredible experience, and share with us a much broader environmental message.

The cinematic qualities are great - beautiful shots and lighting - even on what was a very small budget. The story is told authentically - the laughs and frustrations, the difficulties of living in a cabin built for driftwood and other waste - making an entertaining and honest account of the experience.

This was a highlight of the Banff film festival (World tour) when I saw it, and has really stuck with me. I haven't seen another film since that has had so much impact on me.

Highly recommended watching for any who appreciate a spirit of adventure, love travel, love surf, or simply admire the positive environmental message this film spreads.


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North of the Sun See more »

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