Handling the Undead

Opens Friday, May 31, 2024

Special Events

  • Thu May 30 : 

    Q&A with dir. Thea Hvistendahl at 7:30 p.m.

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  • Fri May 31 : 

    Q&A with dir. Thea Hvistendahl at 7:00 p.m.

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  • Sat Jun 1 : 

    Q&A with dir. Thea Hvistendahl at 7:00 p.m.

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Thursday, May 30: Q&A with director Thea Hvistendahl at 7:30 p.m.

Friday, May 31 and Saturday, June 1: Q&A with director Thea Hvistendahl at 7:00 p.m.

 On a hot summer day in Oslo, the dead mysteriously awaken, and three families are thrown into chaos when their deceased loved ones come back to them. Who are they, and what do they want? A family is faced with the mother’s reawakening before they have even mourned her death after a car accident; an elderly woman gets the love of her life back the same day she has buried her; a grandfather rescues his grandchild from the gravesite in a desperate attempt to get his daughter out of her depression. Renate Reinsve (The Worst Person in the World) leads a powerful ensemble cast in this drama about grief, loss, and the things we can’t comprehend or control.

Winner: World Cinema Dramatic Special Jury Award, Original Music, Sundance Film Festival


  • Country Sweden, Norway, Greece
  • Language Norwegian with English Subtitles
  • Running Time 99 minutes
  • Format DCP
  • Distributor Neon
  • Director Thea Hvistendahl
  • Cast Renate Reinsve, Bjørn Sundquist, Bente Børsum, Anders Danielsen Lie, Bahar Pars, Inesa Dauksta
  • Accessibility Assistive Listening, T-Coil, Closed Captioning

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