The Tent


2019 — 17 min / Colour



A dysfunctional family of four is going camping, and poor communications skills make it a struggle to co-operate when trying to put up a complicated tent. The kids are reacting badly to the increasingly uncomfortable tension, as an underlying conflict between the two parents is slowly forced to the surface - and a shocking secret is finally revealed.

Official Trailer

Director Biography

Rebecca Figenschau is a film director and screenwriter based in Oslo. She has written and directed several short films, and was selected as “one to follow” by EFP (the european film promotion), after screening her film ELEPHANT SKIN in the Future Frames program in Karlovy Vary, in 2015. She is currently developing a TV series and her first feature film. As a filmmaker, she is curious about the psychology of complicated relationship dynamics, and how they affect our worldview. She has also worked as a script / concept developer in various film companies, and as a mentor for young filmmakers.


Rebecca Figenschau


Frode Søbstad


Marte Vold


Mathilde Fridlund


Anna Nilsson

Screenings & Awards

Encounters IFF, United Kingdom, 2019
Jury award for Best European Short Film

Nordisk Panorama , Sweden, 2019

Regard IShFF, Canada, 2019

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