< EDDERKOPPEN >
Two refugees staying in a hotel in Oslo find themselves in the company of a mysterious woman, Martine. Drinks are shared, stories are told, and laughs ensue. But the refugees have their night turned upside-down when the unthinkable happens.
< Director >
Actor, writer, director, and producer Shokat Harjo was born in northern Syria. During the Syrian Civil War, he was shot and injured by ISIS. During his recovery, he spent several years as a refugee and eventually immigrated to Norway. Harjo wants to use his unique perspective as a foreigner in new lands to express both his own and others’ stories. Edderoppen is Shokat’s debut film.