Release date12 October 1989 (Norway)
19 March 1990 (Sweden)
A Handful of Time (En handfull tid) is a Norwegian film from 1989, directed by Martin Asphaug. Starring Espen Skjonberg, Camilla Strom-Henriksen, Nicolay Lange-Nielsen and Bjorn Sundquist, the film also features Susannah York and Nigel Hawthorne.
Gothic thriller about Old Martin who heeds the voice of Anna, who calls him back to the mountain cabin where he left her to die while she gave birth to their surviving son.
The elderly Martin believes he hears the voice of Anna, the love of his youth who died during childbirth fifty years before. Guided by her voice, Martin escapes from his nursery home and begins a journey that echoes a chain of fatal events from his past, which increasingly merge with the present.
Winner of the "Best Film" award at the Amanda awards in 1990.
Camilla Strom-Henriksen, winner of the "Best Actress" award at the Amanda awards in 1990.
The Norwegian entry to the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1990.
1990 Rouen Festival du cinema Nordique, Prix A.C.O.R.
1990 Rouen Festival du cinema Nordique, Prix de la presse