Jakob Oftebro, Actor, In Order of Disappearance (Kraftidioten).
Festival Section: Competition / European Shooting Stars 2014.
Actor Jakob Oftebro talks about his performance in Hans Petter Moland’s film IN ORDER OF DISAPPEARANCE (Kraftidioten) and being one of this year’s Shooting Stars at the 64th Berlin International Film Festival.
Jury’s comment: Jakob is an exceptionally charismatic young actor. He is delightful as the romantic male lead in Knut Hamsun adaptation VICTORIA, while demonstrating admirable breadth in the other work we viewed. We are confident that Jakob has an exceptional career ahead of him.
Jakob Oftebro is one of Scandinavia’s most talented actors. His television work includes the BAFTA nominated Danish/Swedish TV series, THE BRIDGE, as well as a featured role in the highly anticipated 1864 by Ole Bornedal. His film career includes roles in MAX MANUS – MAN OF WAR, and the Oscar and Golden Globe nominated Kon-Tiki, as well as leading roles in VICTORIA and THE HIDDEN CHILD. In 2014, Jakob can be seen in Christian E. Christiansen’s drama, ON THE EDGE (LEV STAERKT) and in IN ORDER OF DISAPPEARANCE (KRAFIDIOTEN) byHans Petter Moland.
Reporter: Matt Micucci.