Sisters: The Summer We Found Our Superpowers

Tottori! Sommeren vi var alene

61st TIFF: Greek premiere

Vega, aged 9, and her 5-year-old sister Billie are off to an overnight excursion in the Norwegian woods. Their trip is joyful, until their dad twists his ankle. Unable to walk, he asks his daughters to get some help. Their initial panic subsides as several otherworldly encounters dredge their mission with magic. The two girls overcome their fears, discover their inner superpowers, and draw courage from the almighty bond of sisterhood.

Screening Schedule

No physical screenings scheduled.

Direction: Silje Salomonsen, Arild Østin Ommundsen
Script: Silje Salomonsen, Arild Østin Ommundsen
Cinematography: Arild Østin Ommundsen
Editing: Arild Østin Ommundsen, Reidar Ewing
Sound: Gisle Tveito
Music: Thomas Dybdahl
Actors: Vega Østin, Billie Østin, Thomas Skjørestad, Nina Ellen Ødegård
Production: Chezville
Producers: Gary Cranner
Color: Color
Production Country: Norway
Production Year: 2020
Duration: 78'
Contact: m-appeal world sales Magdalena Banasik

Age 9+

Silje Salomonsen

Silje Salomonsen is a Norwegian actress, musician and film director from Stavanger, known for her work on films like Now It’s Dark, It’s Only Make Believe, and Monsterthursday. She plays the leading role in Jannicke Systad Jacobsen’s new film 110% Honest, and is a frequent collaborator of Thomas Dybdahl, who also has scored her upcoming directorial debut, Sisters.


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2020 Sisters: The Summer We Found Our Superpowers (co-directed)

Arild Østin Ommundsen

Arild Østin Ommundsen studied directing at the University College in Stavanger. After making short films in the last half of the 1990s, he made his debut as a feature film director with the independent hit Mongoland in 2001, a film he also co-wrote. His second feature film, Monsterthursday, was selected as the first Norwegian film ever to participate in a competition at the Sundance Film Festival. It won the Audience Award at the Mannheim International Film Festival, and has been screened at numerous festivals around the world.


2020 Sisters: The Summer We Found Our Superpowers (συν-σκηνοθεσία)