When Molly, the troubled but dogged protagonist of KNOCKING, moves into her new apartment, she notices the word "Help" scrawled high on the elevator wall. Whether this is a random bit of graffiti or a sign of a particular hyperawareness on Molly's part — a sensitivity to cries of anguish — goes to the heart of this smart, disquieting film. Working from Emma Broström's adaptation of a novel by Johan Theorin, first-time feature director Frida Kempff embraces and revamps genre tropes, casting them in a trenchant feminist light and a character-specific poignancy. The action unfolds entirely through Molly's perspective, and Cecilia Milocco's performance, by turns guarded and explosive, is gripping from first scene to last. (Sheri Linden, The Hollywood Reporter)
Nachtsicht | Night Sight 2021
OV with English subtitles
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Screenplay Emma Broström
Cinematography Hannes Krantz
Editing Erika Gonzales, Erik Andersson
Sound/Sounddesign Ola Almén, Carlos Contreras, Thomas Jaeger
Music Martin Dirkov
With Cecilia Milocco, Krister Kern, Albin Grenholm, Ville Virtanen, Alexander Salzberger
Producer(s) Erik Andersson
Sundance Film Festival 2021In cooperation with SLASH.