Silver Haze and Sea Sparkle at Berlinale 2023
Silver Haze by Sacha Polak will celebrate its world premiere in Berlin's Panorama. The film is produced by Marleen Slot's Viking Film and co-produced by UK based EMU Films. Sales are handled by New Europe Film Sales. In Silver Haze a young woman seeks revenge, fifteen years after she got burnt when the pub where she slept as a child caught fire, as she still hasn’t found any answers. It stars Vicky Night, who had a breakout role in Polak’s previous feature Dirty God**, which world premiered at Sundance and was the Opening Film at Rotterdam in 2019. Sacha Polak is a returning guest of the Berlinale. Her debut feature Hemel* (2011) won the FIPRESCI Award and Zurich* (2015) received the CICAE Art Cinema Award for Best Film in Berlin.
Sea Sparkle by Belgian director Domien Huyghe and minority co-produced by Viking Film is set to world premiere as part of Berlinale's Generation Kplus programme. A North Sea fisherman dies in mysterious circumstances at sea. His 12-year-old daughter Lena is determined to prove it was not an accident, but the work of a sea monster.
The Berlinale takes place between February 16 and 26. For more information on the festival, click here.
*Film is supported by the Netherlands Film Fund
**Film is supported by the Netherlands Film Fund and Film Production Incentive
Source: SEE NL