READING: By Author and actress Gine Cornelia Pedersen (NO)

Love Story or Out and Home Again or An Epic

 

 

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TUESDAY 20. SEPTEMBER 19:30
Nationaltheatret at Torshov

Gine Cornelia Pedersen’s novel Love Story or Out and Home Again or An Epic involves provincial Solveig, whose boyfriend is the Oslo boy Peer Pedro. Solveig becomes pregnant, and Peer leaves for India on holiday, but he does not come back after two weeks as agreed. At the same time, Solveig is walking around on the streets of Oslo with a seed in her tummy and with the Internet as her only connection to the child’s father.

Love Story or Out and Home Again or An Epic is a novel in two acts that has obvious parallels to Ibsen’s Peer Gynt. During this year’s Ibsen Festival, Gine Cornelia Pedersen and Mikkel Bratt Silset will read the text.

Jørgen and the narrator are read by Ole Johan Skjelbred.
Music by Olav Waastad.
Video by Torbjørn Ljunggren.
Dramaturg Mari Vatne Kjeldstadli is responsible for the reading.

Gine Cornelia Pedersen is a Norwegian author and actress, born in 1986. Pedersen received the Tarjei Vesaas Debut Prize for her debut novel Zero (2013). Love Story or Out and Home Again or An Epic came out in 2016. She was trained as an actor at the Norwegian National Academy of Theatre and is known for the NRK series Unge Lovende (2015).