If you have not yet solved the difficulty of living here is a guide through the art of short film. This will prove especially useful when navigating harsh bureaucratic bottlenecks in present-day Iran, when dealing with the dilemmas posed by joining a nefarious northern European cult movement while in need of a blood transfusion, when you’re an eager-to-impress single father throwing a slumber party for your daughter and her friends in Iceland and, crucially, the importance of executing elaborate dance routines while scouring the beautiful Norwegian countryside for a missing cat.

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