Polaroid – short, Norway, 2015 – reviews

Polaroid is a 2015 Norwegian horror short film written and directed by Lars Klevberg (Child’s Play, 2019). The movie stars Annika Witt, Thea Sofie Loch Næss and Anne Cloetta.


Two girls are moving out after Sarah’s mother has passed away. During the house clearance, they discover an old Polaroid camera possessed by a dark past…


The positive reception that this short received at festivals led to it being optioned by Dimension Films and remade as a 2017 feature film of the same name. Unfortunately, Dimension Films’ owners, the Weinstein Company cancelled the feature’s inital theatrical release amidst the company restructuring and rebranding.

Production credits:

Producers: Petter Onstad Løkke and John Einar Hagen
Executive Producers: Lars Klevberg and André Øvredal (Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark; The Autopsy of Jane Doe; Troll Hunter)
Director of Photography: Pål Ulvik Rokseth
Production Designer: Thomas Øyjordsbakken
Editors: Thomas Grotmol and Lars Klevberg
Sound Designer: Inger Elise Holm
Composer: Henrik Skram
Casting and Costume Designer: Andrea Sand Gustavson
Makeup Designer: Stine Nesset Hjelvik


Polaroid was shot over three nights on a location in Norway.





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