Interview with Mona J. Hoel, the director of the film "Night", interviewer Edvinas Pukšta
“There’s basically no makeup. I don’t allow them to use makeup. I like the real face.” - Mona J. Hoel
Emma is married but does not live with her husband. Having received a fatal diagnosis and only a few months left to live, she must resolve the most important thing: the future of her daughters after she has passed away. A kind family friend agrees to take care of the children, but first Emma must get consent from her the children's father.
We are joined today by Mona J. Hoel, the director, screenwriter and producer of "Night". Hoel's name is written in Norwegian film history – she is the only Norwegian director who has participated in the Dogme95 movement. Hoel has been involved in filmmaking for 30 years and is best-known for "Chlorox, Ammonium and Coffee" (2004), "Cabin Fever" (2000) and "Skal dere gå alreadyde?" (2019).