From a young age, Jill has acted as the responsible adult in her small family. She cares for her loving but mentally unstable mother and her younger brother. The news that their estranged father will be visiting on Jill’s birthday gives the children much needed hope. When the family is struck by tragedy, Jill keeps it a secret.
A special Q&A screening will be held of Camilla Ström Henriksen’s debut film. She will be attending the festival to partake in the Nordic Female Filmmakers Panel.
Light refreshments will be available at the courtesy of the Norwegian embassy.
Norwegian writer-directir Camilla Stroem Henriksen´s feature debut, Phoenix, receaved an Honourable Mention at the 43rd Toronto International Film Festical (TIFF), considered the most important in North America.