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The Blessing


Through three people we experience their meeting with loss and sorrow. As humans, the most wonderful thing we can give to people in life-crisis, is comfort and peace.

Director Biography - Per Gunnar Økland

Per Gunnar is a multidisciplinary film-director based in Southern Norway. He comes from the new generation of filmmakers that are self-taught and like to tell stories based on reality in a captivating and emotional way.

Director Statement

This is a film about something we all have to coupe with. Sorrow, death and processing. In these situations, minestries all over the world comforts. And the most wonderful thing they can give to people in a life-crisis, is the very core of the Bible. Comfort and peace.


  • Per Gunnar Økland Director

  • Per Gunnar Økland Writer

  • Knut Inge Solbu Producer Charlie Surfer, Everything That Could Have Been


  • Project Type: Short

  • Runtime: 1 minute 45 seconds

  • Completion Date: December 22, 2021

  • Production Budget: 20,000 USD

  • Country of Origin: Norway

  • Country of Filming: Norway

  • Language: Norwegian

  • Shooting Format: Digital

  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9

  • Film Color: Color

  • First-time Filmmaker: Yes

  • Student Project: No

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