FILMMAKER BIOGRAPHIES

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NILS GAUP

DIRECTOR

Nils Gaup was born in Kautokeino, Northern Norway in 1955. Gaup is an award-winning screenwriter and director with over 30 years of experience from filmmaking. His first feature film PATHFINDER (1987) was nominated for an Academy Award. Since then, he has made numerous feature films, with IMAGES OF A NORDIC DRAMA, being his first documentary.


His upcoming projects include THE RIOT, a powerful Norwegian historical action film chronicling a miners’ uprising at the start of the 20th century starring Swedish actors Otto Fahlgren (Beartown) and Simon J. Berger (Margrete- Queen of the North).

LINN HENRIKSEN

PRODUCER

Linn Henriksen was born in Alta, Northern-Norway in 1984.
Linn has been working in the film industry since 2006. The first ten years as a costume designer for feature films. In 2016 she started working as a producer and her recent Film and TV work includes: THE SILENCE IN SÁPMI (2022).

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CREW

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HAAKON MEHREN

LEADING ROLE

Haakon Mehren was born in Oslo in 1938. He is an art collector and writer that is extremely concerned with preserving art and nature. Haakon has dedicated over 30 years of his life to give the Norwegian painter Aksel Waldemar Johannesen the recognition he feels he deserves.

Director & screenwriter - Nils Gaup
Producer - Linn Henriksen
Cast - Haakon Mehren, Marit Lange, Øivind Storm Bjerke and more.
Cinematographers - Martin Edelsteen, Andreas Ausland
Editors - Svein Olav Sandem, Mik Stampe
Composer - Kjetil Bjerkestrand
Sound design - Haakon Lammetun
Animation and graphics - Tor Øra