110% Honest

110% Honest

Jannicke Systad Jacobsen, Norway, 2019, 84 min., feature film, OV with english subtitles

Kim Karlsen is a successful cyclist who is loved and celebrated by many people in Norway. But everything changes when the top athlete confesses to having taken performance-enhancing medication for years. The revelation shocks the Norwegian sports world and in one go Karlsen loses her reputation. Her team also turns its back on her. Instead of showing remorse, Karlsen continues to fight for her position in the Norwegian cycling world.

110% HONEST takes us behind the scenes of top-class sport and shows how a formerly celebrated athlete turns the whole country against herself. Jannicke Systad’s drama comedy thrives on black humor and bizarre moments. It is already considered another highlight of the popular Scandinavian comedies.

 

german premiere