Trigger

SF Film

A stirring, profound and dramatic film relating the adventures of eleven-year-old Alise when she encounters a wild horse fighting for its life. Alise is the world’s biggest coward. But her real troubles begin when a wild horse crashes onto the neighbourhood’s basketball court. Alise’s best friend, as well as all the other children, expect Alise to catch and calm the horse. They believe that Alise knows all there is to know about horses; that she’s an expert rider coaxing horses into taking enormous hurdles. But there’s a catch, and a big one: Alise has lied about everything! And she’s terrified of horses!There was a time when Alises’s grandfather was an adept horseman who really knew all there was to know about horses. But that was long ago, before he had become an angry old grouch. Besides, what business is it of his when the owner decides to kill the horse?In this high-paced family film we join Alise in taking her most daring leap of faith – conquering her deepest fears for the sake of saving a doomed horse.

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Trigger

Title Trigger

Original title Trigger

Director Gunnar Vikene

Country Norway

Film status Completed

Original language Norwegian

Cast Ann-Kristin Somme (Alise), Sven Wollter (Lasse), Anneke von der Lippe (Tone), Reidar Sorensen (Viktor), Thor Michael Aamodt (Mr. Hiort), Robert Skjastad (Tommy), Elias Holmen Sorensen (Paul), Eli-Anne Linnestad (Wenche), Adele Karoline Dahl (Rebekka)

Producer Tanya Badendyck, Silje Hopland Eik

Production company Cinenord Spillefilm

Release 2006 Aug, 11

Duration 77 min

A stirring, profound and dramatic film relating the adventures of eleven-year-old Alise when she encounters a wild horse fighting for its life. Alise is the world’s biggest coward. But her real troubles begin when a wild horse crashes onto the neighbourhood’s basketball court. Alise’s best friend, as well as all the other children, expect Alise to catch and calm the horse. They believe that Alise knows all there is to know about horses; that she’s an expert rider coaxing horses into taking enormous hurdles. But there’s a catch, and a big one: Alise has lied about everything! And she’s terrified of horses!There was a time when Alises’s grandfather was an adept horseman who really knew all there was to know about horses. But that was long ago, before he had become an angry old grouch. Besides, what business is it of his when the owner decides to kill the horse?In this high-paced family film we join Alise in taking her most daring leap of faith – conquering her deepest fears for the sake of saving a doomed horse. A stirring, profound and dramatic film relating the adventures of eleven-year-old Alise when she encounters a wild horse fighting for its life. Alise is the world’s biggest coward. But her real troubles begin when a wild horse crashes onto the neighbourhood’s basketball court. Alise’s best friend, as well as all the other children, expect Alise to catch and calm the horse. They believe that Alise knows all there is to know about horses; that she’s an expert rider coaxing horses into taking enormous hurdles. But there’s a catch, and a big one: Alise has lied about everything! And she’s terrified of horses!There was a time when Alises’s grandfather was an adept horseman who really knew all there was to know about horses. But that was long ago, before he had become an angry old grouch. Besides, what business is it of his when the owner decides to kill the horse?In this high-paced family film we join Alise in taking her most daring leap of faith – conquering her deepest fears for the sake of saving a doomed horse.

Title Trigger

Original title Trigger

Director Gunnar Vikene

Country Norway

Film status Completed

Original language Norwegian

Cast Ann-Kristin Somme (Alise), Sven Wollter (Lasse), Anneke von der Lippe (Tone), Reidar Sorensen (Viktor), Thor Michael Aamodt (Mr. Hiort), Robert Skjastad (Tommy), Elias Holmen Sorensen (Paul), Eli-Anne Linnestad (Wenche), Adele Karoline Dahl (Rebekka)

Producer Tanya Badendyck, Silje Hopland Eik

Production company Cinenord Spillefilm

Release 2006 Aug, 11

Duration 77 min

Genre: Children, Family






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