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26.08. 22:30


26.08. 22:30
(a part of Rijeka 2020 - ECoC programme)
  • Title: Exit
  • Year of production: 2018
  • Duration: 80`
  • Director: Karen Winther
  • Screenwriter: Karen Winther
  • Camera: Peter Ask
  • Sound: Yvonne Stenberg, Gisle Tveito
  • Editing: Robert Stengård
  • Music: Michel Wenzer
  • Producers: Eirin Gjørv, Dylan Williams, Heino Deckert
  • Production: Sant & Usant , Filmproduktion , AMP Films , Norveška, Njemačka, Švedska

In EXIT, we meet Angela from the US and Ingo and Manuel from Germany, all former right-wing extremists who made the leap to leave their movement. They are now forced to live isolated lives in hiding due to their dangerous pasts. In Denmark, we explore the other side of the spectrum when Søren shares the story of his life a former left-wing extremist. Director Karen Winther also meets Frenchman David, who was active in the Armed Islamic Group and who has served 6 years in prison for terrorist activities.

Reflecting on her very own extremist past and the stories of the people she meets along her travels, Winther walks us through how she arrived at her own „wake-up call“ and the extraordinary journey that followed. We are invited to join her on a radical discovery and gain an insight into what is really takes for an person to break out of their life as they know it and leave their extreme movement behind.

Karen Winther was born in Norway in 1978 and graduated from the NFTS, National Film and Television School in 2012. Her first feature was her graduation film at NFTS, The Betrayal, a personal film about her involvement in extremist groups in Norway in her teenage years. The film premiered at IDFA...
Festivals where it was shown:
  • 2019. - CPH:DOX - Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival (Copenhagen, Denmark)