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Thelma Rated 15


Dir. Joachim Trier. Norway, 2017. 1h 56m. Norwegian/subs. Starring Eili Harboe, Okay Kaya, Henrik Rafaelsen, Ellen Dorrit Petersen, Ludvig Algeback, Isabel Christine Andreasen.

A young women moves to Oslo and discovers that she possesses terrifying telekinetic powers after falling in love with a fellow student. Norwegian director Joachim explores the traps of teenage sexual repression in this enigmatic supernatural thriller.

’Thelma's slow-burn coming of (r)age, presented all at once as a repressed young woman's psychotic fugue of fantasised empowerment, a provocative Second Coming and an unnerving supernatural horror.’ Anton Bitel, Sight and Sound Magazine

’Though billed as a thriller, Thelma is more slow-burn horror, a monster movie with a wounded but human heart at its core.’ Andrew Barker, Variety