Thelma is Norwegian student who moves to Oslo. She meets Anja and falls in love but something strange is in the air, evidenced by extreme seizures. Thelma soon discovers that the violent episodes are a symptom of inexplicable, and often dangerous, supernatural abilities.
Norwegian filmmaker Joachim Trier's fourth film delves into genre while mining the intellectual nuances and subtle emotional landscapes of his previous films. Norway's official submission to the 90th Academy Awards, Thelma premiered at Toronto and opens Friday at the Angelika Film Center.