“The Councilman” is a comedy about a municipality hit by a reverse financial scandal. When Mayor Tom Eide discovers that the city’s cellulose fund has been placed in high-risk investments, he fears the worst. However, it turns out that Roeng has won big and earned over NOK 4 billion. As the Parliament and the municipal minister seek to claim the money, the municipality is in a hurry to spend it. Mayor Tom Eide aims high!
“The Councilman” won the Silver World Medal in the “Comedy” category at the New York Festival’s TV & Film Awards.
Creative team behind The Councilman:
Written by: Anne Bjørnstad, Eilif Skodvin, Johan Fasting and Tomas Solli.
Directed by: Anne Bjørnstad, Eilif Skodvin og Tomas Solli.