SCA18 Thelma10th July, 2018
From heralded writer/director Joachim Trier (Reprise, Oslo August 31st), THELMA is a spine-tingling thriller with a deeply romantic heart, about a lonely young woman who discovers she may have supernatural powers.
Brought up in rural Norway by her religious and quietly domineering mother (Ellen Dorrit Petersen) and father (Henrik Rafaelsen), painfully shy Thelma (Elli Harboe) has recently arrived in Oslo to begin her university studies. At the library one afternoon, she experiences a powerful seizure, and beautiful fellow student Anja (Kaya Wilkins) is there to help. Developing an overwhelming attraction to her new friend, yet anxious that these feelings betray her beliefs, Thelma begins to manifest a dangerous and uncontrollable power that her parents have long feared…
Please note: contains a scene with strobe effects.