Big Mood

Genre Comedy / Drama
Length 20 min
Production year 2020
Nationality Norway
Director Bendik Kaltenborn
Producer Dyveke Graver, Oslo Pictures
Starring Lasse Tømte, Grete Kvåli, Mattis Herman Nyquist, Marlon Langeland, Bjørn Müller, Ingar Helge Gimle, Isabel Beth Toming, Raymond Teigen Hauger, Jon Grimsby, Iselin Shumba, Sverre Horge
Director of photography Håvard Byrkjeland
Production design Are Sjaastad
Editor Erlend M. Knudsen
Sound design Håkon Lammetun
Composer Todd Terje
Festivals The Norwegian Short Film Festival 2020

A feverish and tragicomic Oslo where people, via a series of short scenes, succumb to stress, aggression and alienation, before being forced into a neglected folklore with a deadly outcome.


Bendik Kaltenborn is a renowned illustrator with clients such as The New York Times, The Hollywood Reporter, and Google. Most visible is his work for The New Yorker over the past ten years, and his visual profile for the musician Todd Terje. His cartoons have been published in Norway, USA, France, Spain, Germany, and Sweden.

Big Mood cover