Frydenlund hair parlour

Frydenlund hair parlour

Hanne Berkaak

14 min

Norway - Belgium


Five brothers and their hair salon offer women in the small Norwegian town of Narvik a sense of normality in the midst of the madness and despair of the Second World War. A true story.

An acclaimed illustrator and filmmaker living in Oslo, she graduated in Communication Art & Design from the Royal College of Art in London and in Animation from Parson's School of Design in New York. Thanks to her family background, as she belongs to the indigenous Sami people, and a vagabond childhood, she has developed a talent for telling stories from unexpected perspectives.