A Norwegian Darkish Comedy About Narcissism – ‘Sick of Myself’ Trailer
by Alex Billington
February 26, 2023
“You are still lovely.” Utopia has revealed an official US trailer for a cool Norwegian darkish comedy known as Sick of Myself, from filmmaker Kristoffer Borgli. This premiered on the Cannes Movie Pageant final 12 months and likewise performed at Unbelievable Fest within the fall, as a world style function. More and more overshadowed by her boyfriend Thomas’ latest rise to fame as a up to date artist creating sculptures from stolen furnishings, Signe hatches a vicious plan to reclaim her rightfully deserved consideration throughout the milieu of Oslo’s cultural elite. She creates a brand new persona hell-bent on attracting consideration and sympathy. Opinions describe it as “the blackest of black comedies, there are moments so cringe-inducing you’ll curl up thus far inside your self you would possibly implode.” The movie stars Kristine Kujath Thorp as Signe, Eirik Sæther as Thomas, with Fanny Vaager, Andrea Bræin Hovig, Henrik Mestad, and Anders Danielsen Lie. Do not take it so significantly, it is meant to be a brutal, biting commentary on narcissism in trendy occasions. And it seems fairly spicy certainly.
Here is the official US trailer (+ poster) for Kristoffer Borgli’s Sick of Myself, direct from YouTube:
Signe and Thomas (Kristine Kujath Thorp and Eirik Sæther) are in an unhealthy, aggressive relationship that takes a vicious flip when Thomas all of the sudden breaks by as a up to date artist. In response, Signe makes a determined try and regain her standing by creating a brand new persona hell-bent on attracting consideration and sympathy. Sick of Myself, often known as Syk Pike in Norwegian, is each written and directed by the Norwegian filmmaker Kristoffer Borgli, his second function after making the movie Drib beforehand, plus many different shorts. Produced by Dyveke Bjørkly Graver & Andrea Berentsen Ottmar. This premiered on the 2022 Cannes Movie Pageant final 12 months, enjoying within the Un Sure Regard part; it additionally stopped by New Horizons, Melbourne, Helsinki, London, Ghent, Nashville Movie Festivals, and Unbelievable Fest. Utopia opens Borgli’s Sick of Myself in choose US theaters (NY & LA) beginning April twelfth, 2023 this spring. Look good?