Based on true events, young boys are stripped of their individuality, personal conviction, cognitive thought and at times their very humanity when sent to Bastoy; a correctional facility isolated on an island some 46 miles out of Oslo. It is at best a high security prison. Shot with attention to greyscale, the cold will permeate your bones from the very screen, even as tensions boil amongst the boys. TJ
Norwegian winter, early 20th century. On the boys home Bastoy, a new inmate leads the boys to a violent uprising against a brutal regime. How far is he willing to go to attain freedom?