Ninjababy

Ninjababy

Children´s and Youth Films, Norway 2020, 103 Min., norw. OV, engl. st, 16 years and older

Rakel enjoys life. She adores drawing comics, she likes to party without regret, and manages to get by without making elaborate plans. Not that she doesn’t have big plans for the rest of her life – becoming an astronaut, say, or a beer taster. What is not on the list is motherhood. By the time she realizes that she is pregnant, it’s too late for an abortion and her shock is palpable. Because her relationship to sex is, at best, casual, there is also an open question about who the father might be. So now what? Then the disingenuous ninjababy begins developing its own ideas. It shows up everywhere and interferes – in Rakel’s stomach, her head, and her life, which was already a study in chaos. But Rakel finds a way in the end to remain true to herself. Yngvild Sve Flikke adapted the graphic novel by Inga Sætre (who contributed the animated sequences) into a cinematic tour de force of emotions. Some moments are screamingly funny, others are heartrending, and the best ones combine the two.

Director Yngvild Sve Flikke

Screenplay Johan Fasting, Inga Sætre, nach der Graphic Novel „Fallteknikk“ von Inga Sætre

Producer Yngve Sæther

Production Company Motlys AS, Sagveien 18, 0459 Oslo, Mail: motlys@motlys.com, Web: www.motlys.net

World Sales TrustNordisk ApS, Filmbyen 12, 2650 Hvidovre, Mail: info@trustnordisk.com, Web: www.trustnordisk.com

Distributor Koch Media GmbH, Lochhamer Str. 9, 82152 Planegg , Mail: office@kochmedia.com, Web: www.kochfilms.de

Cast Kristine Kujath Thorp (Rakel), Arthur Berning (Pikkjesus), Nader Khademi (Mos), Tora Christine Dietrichson (Ingrid), Silya Nymoen (Mie), Herman Tømmeraas (Ninjababy)

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