In 22 July, Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Paul Greengrass tells the true story of the aftermath of Norway’s deadliest terrorist attack. On 22 July 2011, 77 people were killed when a far-right extremist detonated a car bomb in Oslo before carrying out a mass shooting at a leadership camp for teens. 22 July uses the lens of one survivor’s physical and emotional journey to portray the country’s path to healing and reconciliation.
Written and Directed by Paul Greengrass, 22 JULY is based upon the book “One of Us: The Story of an Attack in Norway – and Its Aftermath” by Åsne Seierstad. The film stars Anders Danielsen Lie, Jon Øigarden, Jonas Strand Gravli, Maria Bock, Thorbjørn Harr, Ola G. Furuseth, Seda Witt and Isak Bakli Aglen. Catch it at selected theatres and on Netflix from Wednesday, October 10th.
Filming the Unfilmable: U-July 22 and the Norway’s Utøya Massacre
Watch the first trailer below: