This movie is

A funny and tender story about searching for oneself in contemporary society.


Hytte (The Cabin in Norwegian) is a feature film that questions the quest for identity in a hyper-globalized society. The film explores 9 months in the life of Luc, a divorced man, and father of seven years old Mira. In the middle of preparing his apartment to have Mira live with him, Luc escapes to Svalbard, an archipelago near the North Pole where he improvises a holiday. Stumbling drunk out of an Arctic Oktoberfest Luc meets Mike, a stranger who lives in an isolated cabin in the Arctic desert. Mike mysteriously abandons Luc in mid conversation. Intrigued, Luc decides to find Mike. Along the way, he meets Ingrid, a young Norwegian teacher with whom he builds a connection. Missing his flight home Luc decides to stay with Ingrid and start a new life on the island. Luc rushes into the footsteps of the tourist who remains elusive and volatile, Luc hunts a shadow, his own possibly.

International Title

The Cabin


Jean-Louis Schuller


Luxembourg, Belgium


Jeremie Dubois, Jean-Louis Schuller


a_BAHN Novak Prod (BE), Les Films Fauves (LU), Espera (LU)

Maturity rating

U/A 13+