A Man. A Horse. A Promo For HELLFJORD.
Fantastic Fest got an early treat of upcoming Norwegian cult television series Hellfjord, with the entire series screening at the Texas festival prior to the October 9th debut in Norway. And the response? Oh, yes, it was rather good. Which is to be expected given that the bizarre comedy comes from the creative team behind Dead Snow with the hands on supervision of Rovdyr and You Said What director Patrik Syversen with talents such as the director of Cold Prey, Roar Uthaug, chipping in on an episode to episode basis. The goal was something akin to Twin Peaks meets Hot Fuzz and they very much get there.
Hellfjord is the story of the urban police officer Salmander - second generation Pakistani immigrant - who after somewhat accidentally killing his police horse in front of thousands of children gets relocated to the location farthest north in Norway; Hellfjord.
With the first episode hitting the air soon a first promo for the show has finally arrived online and you can watch it below. Oh, poor Gunnar ...Hellfjord is populated by typical Norwegians, simple-minded people keenly interested in keeping to themselves. But when Salmander scratches the surface, he discovers a secret that will turn Hellfjord upside down. Maybe even inside out.
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