20:15 – 2018-06-13 – Cinema – 12 / 15 zł
Intriguing and fascinating story about supernatural powers and deeply hidden desires.
Thelma, a shy young student, has just left her religious family in a small town on the west coast of Norway to study at a university in Oslo. While at the library one day, she experiences a violent, unexpected seizure. Soon after, she finds herself intensely drawn toward Anja, a beautiful young student who reciprocates Thelma’s powerful attraction. As the semester continues, Thelma becomes increasingly overwhelmed by her intense feelings for Anja – feelings she doesn’t dare acknowledge, even to herself – while at the same time experiencing even more extreme seizures. As it becomes clearer that the seizures are a symptom of inexplicable, often dangerous, supernatural abilities, Thelma is confronted with tragic secrets of her past, and the terrifying implications of her powers.
"Thelma" is a fascinating combination of Bergman's atmosphere and action cinema on a level that Stephen King would not be ashamed of.
To a large extent, the film owes its emotional credibility to the performer of the main role. In recognition of the creation in “Thelma”, Eila Harboe received the award at the last Berlinale in the category: Young, promising European actors. Among the winners of this distinction were: Agata Buzek, Jakub Gierszał, Daniel Craig, Alicia Vikander and Rachel Weisz.
directed by: Joachim Trier
obsada: Eili Harboe, Kaya Wilkins, Henrik Rafaelsen
thriller/ Norwegia, Francja, Dania, Szwecja /2017
duration: 116 min