Harvesting the Wasteland

Lykkens Grøde

Harvesting the Wasteland is being one of the single TV-documentaries in Norway with the highest viewing figures. The film focuses on social relations and portrays the complicated relationship between a mother-in-law and a daughter-in-law at a remote farm in Norway, documented over four years.

Length // 58 min

Director // Karoline Grindaker & Hilde K. Kjøs

Producer // Skofteland film in co-production with Mica film

Cinematographer // Nils Petter Lotherington & Hilde K. Kjøs

Editor // Robert V. Stengård

Composer // Fläskkvartetten, Valkyrien Allstars

Date of release // 2008

Norway, Europe & International

  • Best Film 2008

    2008 The Norwegian Documentary Film Festival

  • Honorary Mention 2009

    The Norwegian Short Film Festival

  • Opera Prima Award for the Best First Documentary

    Docúpolis International Documentary
    Film Festival of Barcelona

  • 2008 Nominated for Best Documentary

    National Film Award Amanda

  • Best Editing

    2009 National Television Award Gullruten

  • Nominated for the Best Documentary

    National Television Award Gullruten