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Benjamin and Maya share a life and an apartment in the center of Oslo. On Benjamin's 26th birthday, Tobias, Benjamin's younger and more successful brother, comes to visit for the weekend. During a late night dinner party with friends, Maya tells a story about a sexual experience she had in Brazil. As a consequence, Benjamin's insecurities and vulnerabilities begin to surface. BIRD HEARTS is a film about gender roles and jealousy, sex and family - and the tricky power of the stories lovers tell.
- Duration: 25 Min.
- Film School: WESTERDALS Oslo School of Arts, Communication and Technology /Westerdals Oslo
Meet the director
Halfdan Ullmann Tøndel
Halfdan Ullmann Tøndel (b.1990) finished his degree in film directing at Westerdals Oslo School of Arts, Communication and Technology, and completed his bachelor film BIRD HEARTS in the spring of 2015. He was selected in the “Future Frames: Ten new filmmakers to follow” at Karlovy Vary IFF where BIRD HEARTS had its world premiere. BIRD HEARTS was also screened at Toronto IFF.