Private Project

The fisherman from Nólsoy

This is the story of Gabriel - an old Faroese fisherman who suffers from dementia.

  • Niels Christian Askholm
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Fiskeren fra Nólsoy
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Portrait, Documentary, short film
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 49 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    November 1, 2015
  • Country of Origin:
  • Country of Filming:
    Denmark, Faroe Islands
  • Language:
    Danish, Faroese
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  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
Director Biography - Niels Christian Askholm

I have a bachelor's degree in Philosophy and Film and Media from Aarhus University. I'm currently studying to get my master's. "The fisherman from Nólsoy" was made as a student project and is my solo debut film.

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Director Statement

Nothing makes a better story than the truth.