We are very proud to let you know that our series AFTERGLOW has been selected for Competition at this year’s CANNESERIES.
AFTERGLOW is destined to make you laugh and cry in equal measure. Created by Kjetil Indregard and Atle Knudsen, who most recently teamed up for Netflix Original “Bloodride” (2020) and directed by Atle Knudsen the series is something as rare as an uplifting story about a fatal illness.The series stars an acclaimed cast; Ninna Ellen Ødegaard (Possession, 2021), Torbjørn Harr (Vikings, 2013), Sara Khorami (Witch Hunt, 2020) and Hermann Sabado (Home for Christmas, 2020).
We could have told you that this is yet another ordinary story about a woman getting cancer. But Ester Sand is no ordinary woman. She’s the type of person everybody expects to live forever – simply because they cannot imagine a life without her. And yet, on her fortieth birthday, she receives the news that will turn her world upside down. She ́s got cervical cancer, and it could go either way. But after the initial shock, it is Ester who comforts the people in her life: her husband, her children, her father, her friends. She has no intention of leaving the world just yet. This is no time to die; it’s a time to LIVE!
AFTERGLOW is produced by Monster Scripted for NRK. The series will be launched on NRK, fall 2022. Reinvent International Sales distributes the series.
CANNESERIES runs from April 1st – 6th 2022