Four dissidents from the former Soviet Union are stranded in an interzonal area between the East and the West. Nostalgia, psychological malfunctions, and desperate social needs create a far from harmonious atmosphere. But the essential question remains; should they continue towards the unknown or should they go back to what they know?
Artistic Director: Jo Strømgren
Cast: Thorbjørn Harr, Kyrre Texnaes, Espen Reboli Bjerke, Jan Ivar Lund
Sound Engineer: Hans Skogen
Lighting Engineer: Nora Hagen
Project Manager: Tine Lund
Photographer: Knut Bry
Duration: 60 Min.
Born in 1970-Norway. Director and choreographer. Founder of Jo Strømgren Company in 1988. Theater director of more than 10 plays by Henrik Ibsen. Choreographer of the Norwegian National Ballet. Member of the Writers Guild of Norway. Director of the documentary film: “Destination Moscow”.
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