The Worst Person in the World

The chronicles of four years in the life of Julie, a young woman who navigates the troubled waters of her love life and struggles to find her career path, leading her to take a realistic look at who she really is.

Verdens verste menneske
Norway 2021
  • Czech
121 min.

Fluidly told in twelve chapters, The Worst Person in the World follows Cannes Best Actress winner Renate Reinsve as she explores new professional avenues and embarks on relationships with two very different men in her search for happiness and identity.

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Director: Joachim Trier
Screenplay: Eskil Vogt, Joachim Trier
Cinematography: Kasper Tuxen
Music: Ola Fløttum
Sound: Gisle Tveito, Kasper Janus Rasmussen
Editing: Olivier Bugge Coutté
Production Design: Roger Rosenberg
Producer: Andrea Berentsen Ottmar, Thomas Robsahm
Co-production: Eva Jakobsen, Mikkel Jersin
Costumes: Ellen Dæhli Ystehede
Cast: Anders Danielsen Lie, Maria Grazia Di Meo, Renate Reinsve, Hans Olav Brenner

Cannes Film Festival

2021 – Renate Reinsve (Best Actress)

Chicago International Film Festival

2021 – Kasper Tuxen (Best Cinematography)

Lumiere Awards, France

2022 – Joachim Trier (Best International Coproduction)

Montclair Film Festival (MFF)

2021 – Joachim Trier (Narrative Feature Competition)

Palic Film Festival

2021 – Joachim Trier (Best Film)

Seville European Film Festival

2021 – Joachim Trier (Audience Award)