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Ready To Assemble

Rune and Pernille suddenly find their living room table inexplicably broken. As they go looking for a new table at IKEA, their relationship encounters greater ordeals than they could ever have imagined. Is this really how a relationship works, or are they the subjects of a conspiracy?

  • Norway
  • 2017, 20 min
  • Director: Astrid Thorvaldsen, Erik Paulsen
  • Director of photography: Thomas Lind, Kristoffer Bergersen
  • Editor: Astrid Thorvaldsen, Erik Paulsen
  • Screenplay: Astrid Thorvaldsen, Erik Paulsen
  • Music: Andreas Gutuen Aaser
  • Cast: Atle Antonsen, Marianne Meløy, Jakob Schøyen Andersen, Erling Rinnan Green
  • Producer: Paul Hensrud, Gine Moen Kirkholt

PROJECTIONS
23.1. 18:00 Svetozor - Small Hall
25.1. 21:00 Svetozor - Grand Hall
27.1. 20:30 Svetozor - Small Hall

Astrid Thorvaldsen, Erik PaulsenAstrid Thorvaldsen, Erik Paulsen

Astrid Thorvaldsen, Erik Paulsen

Astrid Thorvaldsen is a Norwegian writer and director currently attending the prestigious National Film and Television School in England. She also holds a master's degree in Film and Video Production from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Her short film The Party (2013) has been screened at several international film festivals. She also directed the feature film Myling: The Myth Awakens (2014) as a part of her master's thesis. Astrid took a dive into the world of comedy and conspiracy with the film Ready to Assemble (2017), which has been screened at several international film festivals.

Erik Paulsen is a Norwegian writer and director who is currently completing his master's degree in Film and Video Production at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, where he has directed short films such as A Bedtime Story (2014) and the feature film Nocturne (2017). He also directed the documentary film Bangla (2017) and the short film The Elephant in the Room (2015), which was screened at the Minimalen Short Film Festival in 2015.