THE FORTRESS

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Title: THE FORTRESS
Original title: FESTNING NORGE
Creator: John Kåre Raake, Linn Jeanethe Kyed
Director: Mikkel Brænne Sandemose, Cecilie Mosli
Cast: Tobias Santelmann, Russell Tovey, Selome Emnetu
Genre: Thriller
Duration: 45 min per episode
Episodes: 8
Language: Norwegian
Additional Languages: English
Country of origin: Norway
Scriptwriter: John Kåre Raake, Linn Jeanethe Kyed (creators)
Cinematographer: Lars Vestergaard
Editor: Silje Nordseth, Perry Eriksen, Martin Stoltz
Production Company: Maipo Film AS, Nordic Entertainment Group Sweden AB - NENT
Producers: Synnøve Hørsdal, Ales Ree
Production year: 2023
Executive producers: Tanya Badendyck, Kari Moen Kristiansen
Budget EUR: 10.5M
Status: In production

In the near future, Norway has chosen to sever all ties with the rest of the world. Surrounded by an enormous wall, the nation has become entirely self-sufficient. The fortunate inhabitants enjoy a life of well-being in safety. However, when there’s an outbreak of a fatal disease, they soon find themselves trapped behind the very wall that was built to protect them.

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