Goldfinch LXXI – Bliss!

Drama directed by Rita Osei and produced by GSP Studios about a teenage girl who runs away to search for her unknown father, “The Viking” in Scandinavia.

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Project description

Tasha, 16, is a strong-willed young girl who learns that her mother’s partner, Charlie, is not her real father. When her older sister, Jenny, tells Tasha of a man only referred to as ‘The Viking’ who appeared when Tasha was a baby, she becomes convinced this mysterious ‘Viking’ is her long-lost father and resolves to track him down.

As Tasha begins her quest to find her father on the ferry to Norway, life takes unexpected turns back home. Jenny has moved into her own flat, and the only son in the family, Danny, struggles with the prospect of becoming a father. Landing in Norway Tasha befriends Marta, a local girl who agrees to help her find her father. But will she find him and what will happen to her family while she is away?

Bliss! is directed by Rita Osei , produced by GSP Studios and stars Freya Parks, David Leon, Reece Noi, Lauren Johns & Monsterrat Lombard.

Bliss! premiered at Edinburgh International Film Festival and has screened at British & Irish Film Season, Luxembourg and Seville European Film Festival in 2016.

Awards – Nominated for Seville European Film Festival’s Europa Junior Award

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