Dag Johan Haugerud


Norwegian writer, scriptwriter, director and librarian. As a journalist and dramatist, he collaborated with different dance and theatre houses. He is the author of four novels. His directorial debut came with short film 16 Living Clichés (1998). His first feature film I Belong (2012) won the Norwegian Critics’ Prize and four Norwegian Amanda awards.


Films by this director

Beware of Children

(Barn, Norway, Sweden, 2019)

Directed by: Dag Johan Haugerud
PHOTOGRAPHY: Øystein Mamen

At an Oslo suburb school playground, an argument occurs between thirteen-year-old Lykke, the daughter of a prominent Labour Party member, and her friend Jamie, the son of a high profile right-wing politician. Under unclear circumstances, Jamie is hurt, rushed to hospital, and soon dies. The difficult situation is further complicated by contradicting versions of what actually happened. Was it just innocent child play gone wrong or something much more serious? The adults will have to face their ow...

color, 157'
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