We acknowledge Australia’s First Nations People as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land, and pay respect to the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, upon whose Country SFF are based.
We honour the storytelling and culture of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities across Australia.

Sex

Directed by Dag Johan Haugerud
2024
Norway
125 minutes
Buy Tickets
Tickets on sale May 8. Buy a Flexipass now and save!
When a modern-day chimneysweep has sex with a man whose chimney he’s, ahem, cleaning, then tells his wife and his colleague, each is forced to question the quirks of sexuality.
One of the hits of Berlinale 2024, Sex climbs atop the high-rises of a Norwegian city to survey the quizzical contemporary landscape of sex, in which monogamy and fluidity make for uneasy bedfellows. Two married and ostensibly heterosexual friends are unmoored when one of them sleeps with a man and the other begins to question the recurring dreams he’s been having, in which David Bowie gazes at him longingly. Dag Johan Haugerud’s film is funny but also sincere and compassionate, playing out in a series of long, winding, highly articulate conversations. They’re captured by a camera that is fittingly unrestricted, floating between characters mid-scene.
Had your fill of punishing investigations into toxic masculinity? Then the thoughtful questioning, sensitivity, low-key humor and refreshing candour of Norwegian director Dag Johan Haugerud’s Sex might be your antidote
David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter
Sex offers a thought-provoking reflection on identity, sexuality and freedom sparked by a simple conversation between two male colleagues
Allan Hunter, Screen International
Program Strand
Teaser
Year
2024
Country
Norway
Language
In Norwegian with English subtitles
Director
Dag Johan Haugerud
Producer
Yngve Sæther, Hege Hauff Hvattum
Cast
Jan Gunnar Røise, Thorbjørn Harr, Siri Forberg
Screenwriter
Dag Johan Haugerud
Cinematographer
Cecilie Semec
Editor
Jens Christian Fodstad
Premiere
Australian Premiere
Genre
Comedies, Gender & Sexuality, Scandinavia
Company Credits
Sales Agent: M-Appeal World Sales
Cart
Clear Cart

Your in cinema cart is empty.

View over 500 sessions to find the right films and events for you!

Browse In Cinema Program

Check out our list of films showing in your area

Browse Films

Donate Today
Help us bring you the best in cinema worldwide.
Booking Fee
$0
Subtotal
Total
Planner

Your planner helps you schedule your entire SFF experience. It shows sessions you've saved, purchased or added to your cart in a helpful timeline.

Sign in or register to save your planner!

Your planner is empty.

Use your planner to create your own unique SFF Experience

Browse Films & Events