Memento International has acquired “Sick of Myself,” a motion picture by L.A.-based Norwegian filmmaker Kristoffer Borgli which will environment premiere at Cannes in Un Specified Regard.
Borgli previously directed the short films together with “Former Cult Member Hears Songs For The Initially Time” and “Eer” which performed at Sundance.
“Sick of Myself” stars Kristine Kujath Thorp (“Ninjababy”, “The Burning Sea”) and Eirik Sæther, a up to date artist who is making his performing debut. The movie was lensed by Benjamin Loeb, the cinematographer of “Pieces of a Girl,” “Mandy” and “When You End Conserving the Earth.”
The pic revolves all-around Signe and Thomas whose dysfunctional romance takes a vicious turn when Thomas instantly breaks by means of as a modern day artist. Signe embarks on a desperate quest to regain her standing and attract interest by making a new persona at all expenses.
Andrea Berentsen Ottmar and Dyveke Bjørkly Graver at Oslo Photos, the banner driving Joachim Trier’s Oscar-nominated “The Worst Man or woman in the World,” creating it with Sweden-based mostly Garage Movie Global and Film i Väst.
“You really do not typically see these kinds of a bold and authentic proposition of cinema,” mentioned Memento International which will cope with globe profits on the motion picture. The corporation explained the movie as “a societal satire complete of darkish humor and unforgettable times.”
Speaking of the selection of “Sick of Myself” at Un Selected Regard, Borgli reported he’s “discovered that numerous of (his) possess particular favorites have environment premiered in the Un Certain Regard system.” He additional that obtaining the film introduced there as an “almost (unromantic) comedy” is just great.”
“Sick of Myself” joins Memento International’s Cannes 2022 slate which also incorporates Tarik Saleh’s Cannes’ Palme d’Or contender “Boy From Heaven” and Marcelo Gomes’s Brazilian passionate tale “Paloma” which will have its entire world sector premiere in Cannes. Memento International’s roster also contains Berlinale competitors film “The Line” by Ursula Meier and French thriller “Tropic of Violence” by Manuel Schapira.