Secret of Two Lives disclosed in Norwegian-German drama-thriller

Article published on Dec. 13, 2011
Article published on Dec. 13, 2011
One of the first Norwegian-German co-productions in 34 years, German director Georg Maas’s drama-thriller Two Lives, began principal photography on location in Bergen this week (December 6). Norwegian producer Axel Helgeland has worked with Mass for eight years to prepare the film, which will shoot in Norway until Christmas, then in Germany until January 31.

Scripted by Maas, with Ståle Stein Berg and Christoph Tölle, Two Lives is set shortly after the fall of the Berlin Wall. A 45 year-old Norwegian-German woman, Katrine Evensen-Myrdal who's married and a successful photographer living in Norway, is summoned as a witness in a court case against the Norwegian state on behalf of the children of Norwegian mothers and Wehrmacht soldiers born during the Nazi occupation, 1940-1945.

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