Oh, It Hertz!

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Sound & Vision

  • Norway
  • 2021
  • 88min
  • DCP
  • Color
  • Documentary
  • G
  • AP

PROGRAM NOTE

Musician Laurie Amat hears a conspiracy theory involving the German Nazi. They say the Nazis changed the frequency of the standard to the present 440 hertz in order to make the masses more aggressive and easier to manipulate. Laurie begins meeting with experts to confirm this fact. Through this, she learns what sound means, what it can do, how it affects emotions, and how it can sometimes be used like a weapon. A series of encounters that started out of curiosity gradually turns into a meaningful journey that examines the relationship between sound and life. (JO Jihoon)

DIRECTOR

Gunnar Hall JENSEN

Gunnar Hall Jensen was educated at the University of Bergen, majoring in cultural communication. He has made a number of TV series, in addition to short films, commercials and commissioned films. His first feature film Gunnar Goes Comfortable premiered in 2003, and was selected for competition at several festivals, including IDFA and AFI Silverdocs.

  • ProducerChristian Aune Falch, Torstein Parelius and Ingrid Galadriel Aune Falch
  • ScreenwriterGunnar Hall Jensen, Kristian Stangebye and Elin Sander
  • CinematographerMans Berthas
  • EditorErlend Harr Eriksson
  • SoundØyvind Rydland

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