Unni Straume – Short Biography

Unni Straume - Short Biography

Unni Straume – Short Biography

  Unni Straume, born in Molde, is now one of the leading and most prolific directors in Norway. Following her graduation from film school, she worked for several years on various documentaries. With these very personal and poetic works, it was represented at numerous international short film festivals.

Her first feature To a Stranger (1990) was filmed in black and white and very similar in style to their short films. The critics enthusiastically celebrated the film and the film was – after his performance at the Film Festival in San Sebastian – in many European countries in the cinemas. To a Stranger “became an international success.

1993 her short Derailment in the official selection of Cannes was taken and the following year her second feature film Dream Play in Cannes under the Certain Regard section was shown. Dream for play, it also received the Prize of the Norwegian film critics. Her third feature film Thrane’s Method (1998) is part of the film collection at the Museum for Modern Art in New York.

Unni Straume has lived since 1994 in Italy, a country that had a clearly visible impact on their work.

Title: Unni Straume – Short Biography

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