Reconstructing Utøya

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A feature documentary where four survivors from the Utøya massacre of 2011 reconstruct their memories in a black box studio together with twelve young participants in order to share and remember their experiences.
Director Carl Javér
Produced by Vilda Bomben
Creative Producer Fredrik Lange
Documentary Script Carl Javér and Fredrik Lange
Director of Photography Henrik Ipsen
Edited by Carl Javér and Peter Winter
Length 98′
Language: Norwegian, Swedish
Country: Norway, Sweden, Denmark
Year: 2018


Carl Javér Born 1972. Director, writer, editor. Educated at Biskops Arnö and Dramatiska Institutet. He have directed seven documentaries including three major documentary series. His latest documentary Reconstructing Utøya made its international Premiere at Berlinale 2019 and was nominated for two Guldbagge, the Swedish Academy Awards, for best documentary and for best director. His previous documentary Freak Out was shown in theatres in Sweden, broadcasted on ARTE and have won 10 film festival awards. He has been a member of the board of Swedish Independent Filmmakers Association and also a jury member in the film section at the Swedish Arts Grants Committee. He is co-owner of Vilda Bomben Film AB.