In Transit

Brieg Tomos Powel, Heidi Morstang (Photographer)

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In Transit is a thrilling story about the repatriation of Norwegian volunteers with the SS forces during the Second World War. Visually and thematically poetic the film deals with the factual aftermath of a battle on the Eastern Front, where a potential homecoming of the remains of Norwegian political traitors is the central focus.

The film looks at contemporary issues regarding reconciliation and closure. It touches upon current politics reconciling painful aspects of recent history. The specifics of place and landscape are haunting and compelling.

Set in an area of Karelia on the Russian/Finnish border close to the Arctic Circle, the film is a cinematic investigation revealing history through landscape.
Original languageEnglish
Media of outputFilm
Publication statusPublished - 2011


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